Lawmen: Bass Reeves is a Western drama series created by Chad Feehan, and it is executive produced by Yellowstone‘s creator Taylor Sheridan. The Paramount+ drama series tells the story of the legendary lawman Bass Reeves, who was one of the greatest frontier heroes, and also one of the first black deputy U.S. marshals west of the Mississippi River in American History. Lawmen: Bass Reeves stars David Oyelowo in the lead role of Bass Reeves, with June Christopher and Dennis Quaid starring in supporting roles. So, if you loved the Paramount+ series here are some similar shows you could watch next.
Hell on Wheels (Prime Video & AMC+)
Synopsis: The Civil War is in the past, but former Confederate soldier Cullen Bohannon (Anson Mount, Lost) can’t put it behind him. Fresh are the horrific memories of the death of his wife, killed at the hands of the Union soldiers setting Bohannon on a course of revenge.
Deadwood (Max & Prime Video Add-On)
Synopsis: It is 1876 and the richest gold strike in U.S. history draws a throng of restless misfits to an outlaw settlement in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Welcome to Deadwood–a hell of a place to make your fortune. Timothy Olyphant and Ian McShane lead the cast in this drama series about the surly inhabitants in this dangerous frontier town.
Justified (Hulu & Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: Based on Elmore Leonard’s novella “Fire in the Hole,” Justified was developed by Graham Yost and stars Timothy Olyphant as Deputy US Marshal Raylan Givens, a lawman who finds himself drawn back to his home state of Kentucky.
Synopsis: Notorious criminal Frank Griffin (Jeff Daniels) and his gang of outlaws are on a mission of revenge against Roy Goode (Jack O’Connell), a son-like protégé who betrayed the brotherhood. While on the run, Roy seeks refuge with hardened widower Alice Fletcher (Michelle Dockery), an outcast herself, in a worn-down, isolated mining town of La Belle, NM — governed mainly by women. When word reaches La Belle that Griffin is headed their way, the town bands together to defend against the murderous gang in a lawless western frontier.
Longmire (Netflix, Peacock & Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: Based on the Walt Longmire mystery novels by Craig Johnson, Longmire stars Australian actor Robert Taylor as Walt Longmire, the dedicated and unflappable sheriff of Absaroka County, Wyoming. A man in psychic repair after the murder of his wife, Longmire buries his loss behind a brave face and dry wit. At the urging of his daughter, Cady (Cassidy Freeman), and close friend and confidant Henry Standing Bear (Lou Diamond Phillips), he sets out to rebuild his personal and professional life one step at a time. But with his county in turmoil, Sheriff Longmire relies on his loyal deputies Vic Moretti (Katee Sackhoff), Branch Connally (Bailey Chase) and the Ferg (Adam Bartley). At the end of the day, it’s Longmire’s job to keep the peace in Big Sky Country in this contemporary crime thriller.
The Son (AMC+ & Prime Video Add-On)
Synopsis: Texas Ranch. 3 generations. 150 years. Follow the sweeping saga of the McCullough family beginning with Pierce Brosnan’s Eli’s transformation from hardworking family man to paranoid, calculating killer.
Texas Rising (Prime Video)
Synopsis: Picking up right after the Alamo, this gritty historical drama reveals the origins of the Texas Rangers through the eyes of soldiers on both sides of the conflict. This true-story Western features an all-star cast, including Bill Paxton (“Aliens”), Jeffrey Dean Morgan (“The Walking Dead”), Crispin Glover (“Back to the Future”), Ray Liotta (“Goodfellas”) and Brendan Fraser (“The Mummy”).
1923 (Paramount+ & Prime Video Add-On)
Synopsis: 1923, a Yellowstone origin story, introduces a new generation of the Dutton family as they explore the early twentieth century when pandemics, historic drought, the end of Prohibition and the Great Depression all plague the mountain west, and the Duttons who call it home. The series is executive produced by Academy Award nominee Taylor Sheridan, co-creator of Yellowstone, and stars Helen Mirren and Harrison Ford.
Billy the Kid (MGM+ & Prime Video Add-On)
Synopsis: Created by Michael Hirst, this epic adventure series tells the life story of Billy the Kid, from his humble Irish roots and his early days as a cowboy and gunslinger in the American frontier, to his pivotal role in the Lincoln County War and beyond.
Joe Pickett (Paramount+ & Prime Video Add-On)
Synopsis: JOE PICKETT is a suspenseful crime drama set in an epic Western landscape. As the new Game Warden of Saddlestring, Wyoming, Joe must investigate a murder that hits too close to home and endangers his family.