“1883” follows the Dutton family as they embark on a journey west through the Great Plains toward the last bastion of untamed America. It is a stark retelling of Western expansion, and an intense study of one family fleeing poverty to seek a better future in America’s promised land — Montana.

For Your Consideration

Drama Series

Executive produced by Taylor Sheridan, John Linson, Art Linson, David C. Glasser, Ron Burkle and Bob Yari


“1883’ has the characters, the scope, and the vision…”

– Variety

“Sheridan has the capability to make television feel even bigger than the movies.”

– Esquire

“This just might be the greatest Western on TV…”

– Chicago Sun-Times

“…a grand, well-made Western adventure…”

– TV Guide


Academy Award® nominee legend

Sam Elliott 

as Shea Brennan

Grammy Award® Winner

Tim McGraw

as James Dutton

Grammy Award® Winner

Faith Hill

as Margaret Dutton

Isabel May

as Elsa Dutton


LaMonica Garrett

as Thomas

Audie Rick

as Young John Dutton Sr.


Marc Rissmann

as Josef


Eric Nelsen

as Ennis

James Landry Hébert

as Wade

Academy Award® winner

Billy Bob Thornton

as Marshall Jim Courtright


Episode 101 | “1883”

The Dutton family embarks on a journey west through the last bastion of untamed America. James arrives in Texas, where he and his family prepare to make their way through The Great Plains in search of a new home and the promise of opportunity.



Episode 102 | “Behind Us, A Cliff”

Thomas and Shea recruit James and some local cowboys to corral a herd of cattle. As they begin their journey, the caravan is confronted with some of the many dangers they will face along the way.



Episode 103 | “River”

James butts heads with Shea and Thomas about an important decision. Tensions rise in camp when an accusation is made. Elsa begins a flirtation with a cowboy.



Episode 104 | “The Crossing”

The group faces the harrowing task of crossing the river with their wagons and supplies. Thomas and Noemi grow closer.