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The American West

The American West

Photo Credit:  Michael Moriatis/AMC
  • Premiered: 
    June 11, 2016
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  • Network: AMC
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Docudrama
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
  • Subject Matter: Historical
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Plot Synopsis

Executive produced by Robert Redford, THE AMERICAN WEST is an eight-episode limited series, spanning the years 1865 to 1890, that reveals how the United States transformed into the land of opportunity following the Civil War. This 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 Redford, James Caan, Burt Reynolds, Tom Selleck, Kiefer Sutherland, Mark Harmon, Ed Harris and more.
On Saturday, July 30, 2016 at 10pm ET/PT, AMC premiered the season finale of THE AMERICAN WEST. In the season ender, "The Last Vendetta," Wyatt Earp turns his back on the law in his search for true justice.


Other Titles

  • Previously known as: The West

Production & Distribution

  • Produced by Sundance Productions