Whether it’s the dysfunctional family drama, the fact that it’s a crime thriller or the western setting of the show that gets you hooked, one thing is for sure, Yellowstone is a hit. Season 3 ended last month and if you are going through Yellowstone withdrawals here are 5 shows to tide you over until the next season comes.
Longmire – Netflix
Similar to the lone hero of classical Western shows, Sheriff Walt Longmire is a man with a sense of duty and stoicism we often see in those shows. With the help of his best friend, a local Cheyenne man, and daughter, the Sheriff works to solve some of the most thrilling crimes in his small Wyoming town.
You can watch all 6 seasons of Longmire on Netflix.
Deadwood – HBO Max
Deadwood follows the growth of a small campsite to a town in the wild west of 1870. The ensemble cast is primarily based on real life people and events from actual diaries and newspapers making the show feel authentic. The show follows the town sheriff and the town saloon owner as they encounter events and people from law abiding citizens to criminal outlaws.
You can watch all 3 seasons of Deadwood on HBO Max.
Godless – Netflix
This mini-series is perfect for a casual binge session of an old fashioned western. The series follows Frank Griffin, an outlaw running from murder and searching for Roy Goode a former member of his gang. His search leads him to a small town entirely run by women and all the challenges that come with it.
You can watch all 7 episodes of this mini-series on Netflix.
Justified – Hulu
Deputy US Marshal Raylan Givens is an old-fashioned man of the law working in a modern time. After a “justified” shooting of a mobster he is moved to Lexington, Kentucky the town where he grew up. Returning to a town he had once left behind he tries to grapple with his past and present colliding.
You can watch all 6 seasons of Justified on Hulu.
Succession – HBO Max
If family drama is what draws you in, this show has lots of it. When Logan Roy, the CEO of a media conglomerate, decides to retire his grown children must fight to take over his empire. The series shows the downside of wealth and greed and how easily it can destroy a family.
You can watch all 2 seasons of Succession on HBO Max.
The fourth season of Yellowstone is set to be released in 2021.