1923, the new Yellowstone prequel starring Harrison Ford, premieres this week on Paramount Plus. 1923 follows the Dutton family during the Great Depression and beyond. Episode 1 will air on Sunday, December 18 and viewers in the US and UK can stream it for free Paramount+ 7 day trial (opens in new tab). Make sure you know how to look 1923 wherever you are in the world.
The last of Taylor Sheridan Yellowstone spin-off has a star cast from Hollywood. Harrison Ford plays Jacob Dutton in his first major TV role, while British acting legend Helen Mirren plays his wife Cara Dutton. The crown‘s Timothy Dalton is villainous tycoon Donald Whitfield and Game of Throne‘s Jerome Flynn is stubborn Scottish sheep farmer Banner Creighton.
According to Paramount Plus, 1923 “follows the next two generations of the Dutton family as they struggle to survive historic drought, lawlessness and Prohibition, and an epidemic of cattle theft; all battled under the cloud of Montana’s Great Depression, which preceded the nation by nearly a decade.”
1923 airs exclusively on the streaming service Paramount Plus. Not registered? There is a 50 percent off (opens in new tab) on annual subscriptions in the US now. Paramount Plus also offers a 7-day free trial for new subscribers in the UK and US. Make sure you know how to do one 1923 from anywhere.
When does 1923 start? Episodes and broadcast dates
- 1923 Episode 1 – December 18, 2022 (19th in the UK)
- 1923 Episode 2 – January 1, 2023 (2nd in the UK)
- 1923 Episode 3 – January 8, 2023 (9th in the UK)
- 1923 Episode 4 – January 15, 2023 (16th in the UK)
- 1923 Episode 5 – January 22, 2023 (23rd in the UK)
- 1923 Episode 6 – January 29, 2023 (30th in the UK)
- 1923 Episode 7 – February 5, 2023 (6th in the UK)
- 1923 Episode 8 – February 12, 2023 (13th in the UK)
How to watch 1923 for free
1923 airs exclusively on the Paramount plus streaming service. Episode 1 premieres December 18 (US) and December 19 (UK).
New users get one 7 days free trial (opens in new tab). The service also offers 50 percent off an annual subscription in the US only (offer ends January 2, 2023).
Traveling outside the US, UK, Canada or Australia?
Use a VPN to watch a free 1923 live stream from abroad (opens in new tab).
Watch 1923 from abroad with a VPN
You cannot watch Paramount Plus if you are traveling outside your home country. The streaming service sees that you are in a foreign location and blocks you. However, you can use a VPN (virtual private network) to get around this.
It’s a simple piece of software that makes your device look like it’s in the correct country so you can get a 1923 live stream from anywhere in the world, just like being at home.
We rate ExpressVPN as the best VPN for Paramount Plus. It offers a 30-day money-back guarantee if you are not satisfied with the service.
Using a VPN before 1923
Using a VPN to go to a 1923 on Paramount+ is incredibly easy.
1. Install the VPN. ExpressVPN (opens in new tab) is the one we recommend – it is extremely reliable.
2. Open the VPN app and choose the location of the service you want to access. In front of 1923you can select ‘US’ or ‘UK’ for Paramount Plus.
3. Then go to Paramount Plus on your browser or device and enjoy the 1923 live stream!
Watch 1923 on TV in the US
All episodes of 1923 will stream on the Paramount plus (opens in new tab) streaming service in the US.
However, the first episode of 1923 will also air on the Paramount Network cable channel right after the new episode of Yellowstone at 8 p.m. ET on December 18.
Paramount Network has exclusive rights to broadcast Yellowstone season 5 in the United States – but not the rights to stream new episodes on Paramount Plus.
Do you want access to Paramount Network? Cable-cutting services like Sling TV ($46/m) and Philo ($25/m) are your best bet.
Cast list from 1923
- Harrison Ford as Jacob Dutton
- Helen Mirren as Kara Dutton
- Brandon Sklenar as Spencer Dutton
- Darren Mann as Jack Dutton
- Michelle Randolph as Elizabeth Straford
- James Badge Dale as John Dutton Sr
- Marley Shelton as Emma Dutton
- Brian Geraghty as Zane Davis
- Amina Nieves like Teonna Rainwater
- Julia Schlaepfer as Alexandra
- Jeroen Flynn as Banner Creighton
Is 1923 coming to Netflix?
1923 is a Paramount Plus Original, so it won’t be available on Netflix, Hulu, or Peacock.
It’s not currently available on Amazon Prime Video, but like 1883, individual episodes may become available for purchase on Prime Video at a later date.
What are the other Yellowstone spin-off shows?
The Yellowstone Universe expanding rapidly with a number of spin-offs in the air and in the works:
Tulsa king – stars Sylvester Stallone as New York mob capo Dwight “The General” Manfredi. It premiered on November 13, 2022.
1883 – prequel show set generations before Yellowstone. It describes the origins of the Dutton family and its ranch. Premiere December 19, 2022.
6666 – upcoming spin-off set in the same era as Yellowstone. Includes the legendary farm 6666, which the creator of the show, Taylor Sheridan, purchased in 2021. To be released in 2023.
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