How to Watch ‘Yellowstone’: Where Is the Kevin Costner Series Streaming?

The answer is surprisingly complicated

Kevin Costner in "Yellowstone" (Credit: Paramount)

Odds are you’ve heard of “Yellowstone,” which has become an unlikely hit on television over its past four seasons (and counting). It’s so popular it’s already spurred a splashy prequel series, with creator Taylor Sheridan pulling double duty on both shows. But actually finding where to watch “Yellowstone” – which stars Kevin Costner as the patriarch of a powerful ranch family in Montana — is a bit tricky. That’s where we come in.

Below, we run down everything you need to know about how to watch “Yellowstone” – where it’s streaming, how many seasons are on the horizon, and where to watch it on TV.

Where does “Yellowstone” air?

“Yellowstone” is a Paramount Network original, and new seasons of the show air on TV on the Paramount Network. Season 4 premiered on Nov. 7, 2021 and wrapped up its season on Jan. 2, 2022. Season 5 debuted in November 2022, and the second half of Season 5 still hasn’t aired (and hasn’t even started filming). Production is slated to begin in Spring 2024.

Where is “Yellowstone” streaming?


The easiest answer is that “Yellowstone” is streaming on Peacock. The first four and a half seasons are currently streaming on Peacock Premium, while only the first season is available on the free version of Peacock. Peacock Premium costs $4.99 a month with ads and $9.99 a month without ads.

The first half of “Yellowstone” Season 5 started streaming on Peacock in May 2023.

Is “Yellowstone” on Paramount Plus?

Surprisingly, no. Due to the fact that exclusive streaming rights to the series were licensed to Peacock in 2020, “Yellowstone” is not available for streaming on Paramount+.

What is “Yellowstone” about?

The sprawling, Western-tinged series takes place in modern day and stars Kevin Costner as John Dutton, a widowed patriarch of the powerful Dutton family who oversees a massive ranch in Montana. The story finds John butting heads with local and federal government officials and the neighboring Native American reservation, all while trying to keep his Yellowstone ranch operational.

Who’s in the “Yellowstone” cast?

Kevin Costner plays the lead of the series, John Dutton. Luke Grimes plays John’s youngest son Kayce; Kelly Reilly plays John’s unstable daughter Bethany; and Wes Bentley plays John’s aspiring politician son Jamie.

The cast also includes Cole Hauser, Kelsey Asbille, Danny Huston, Gil Birmingham, Ryan Bingham, Gretchen Mol, and more.

Is “Yellowstone” Season 5 streaming?

Yes, you can stream the first half of “Yellowstone” Season 5 on Peacock right now.

Is “Yellowstone” Season 5 the final season?

Yes, “Yellowstone” will end with Season 5, Paramount announced in May 2023. The decision was partly due to conflict with series star Kevin Costner.

When do the final episodes premiere?

Paramount Network has set a November 2024 premiere date for the final episodes of “Yellowstone.”

Where Is the “Yellowstone” Prequel Series “1883” Streaming?

1883, Tim McGraw as James of the Paramount+ original series 1883.
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The prequel series “1883” premiered in December 2021 and revolves around the first generation of the Dutton family in the year 1883. It stars Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, and is streaming exclusively on Paramount+ as a Paramount+ original. It does not air on television, and it is not streaming on Peacock.

Where Is “1923” Streaming?

Yet another prequel spinoff, “1923,” is streaming exclusively on Paramount+. That one stars Harrison Ford and Helen Mirren.

How Many Other “Yellowstone” Spinoffs Are Coming?

At least four! A prequel to “1883” called “Lawman: Bass Reeves” aired in 2023, but the biggest is a new “Yellowstone” series that might star Matthew McConaughey and will continue after the flagship series ends with the second half of Season 5.

There is a further prequel series, “6666,” set in the present day that is in the works to debut on Paramount Network.

There will not be a second season of “1883” as Sheridan has said he considers that limited series a 10-hour movie, but there will be a second season of “1923.”