Spanning the years 1865 to 1890, The American West, will show how -- in the aftermath of the Civil War -- the United States transforms into the “land of opportunity.” Viewers will be transported into the violent world of cowboys, Indians, outlaws and law men. The 8-episode limited event series chronicles the personal, little-known stories of Western legends such as Jesse James, Billy the Kid, Wyatt Earp, Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull. The series features exclusive interviews with notable names from classic Western films, including Robert Redford, James Caan, Burt Reynolds, Tom Selleck, Kiefer Sutherland, Mark Harmon, Ed Harris and more.
In the series finale, Wyatt Earp abandons the law in search of justice; and Jesse James is confronted by the Ford brothers. Meanwhile, Sitting Bull is accused of inciting a rebellion.Watch Now:Amazon
Billy the Kid and Pat Garrett's cat-and-mouse game comes to a head and Wyatt Earp moves to Tombstone. Meanwhile, Sitting Bull returns to America.Watch Now:Amazon
Allan Pinkerton is hired to bring Jesse James to justice. Meanwhile, settlers flock onto Sioux land to mine gold as Grant desperately tries to keep peace.Watch Now:Amazon
Jesse James targets the railroads and Custer is sent on a secret mission into Sioux territory. Meanwhile, President Ulysses S Grant deals with growing unrest in the West and South.Watch Now:Amazon
Jesse James forms a gang in order to ensure his family's survival and General George Custer looks for glory in the Indian Wars. Meanwhile, Crazy Horse fights back against the United States in the series premiere of this docudrama.Watch Now:Amazon