What are the best shows like Deadwood?

Annie Macawile - Contributor

You gotta admit! Western shows have always been one of the most popular TV show genres ever since those days when TV series have become a trend. In fact, Gunsmoke, a western TV show that was aired in 1955 has been on television for twenty years. This suggests that it has successfully gained a massive amount of viewers. Meanwhile, if you're also familiar with Deadwood, an HBO original series, then you are probably aware of how great western TV series are. To give you a recap, Deadwood is set in the late 1800s in a town in South Dakota. And the place is so known for being lawless, thus, corruption and crime are a thing. In case you're looking for other best shows like Deadwood, then we've got you covered. Browse through our list below, who knows, one of these could be your next favorite!

  1. 1Yellowstone


    Starring Academy Award Winner Kevin Costner as John Dutton, Yellowstone is a western TV series which you'll surely like if you also like Deadwood. This centers on John Dutton and his family who also control the largest contiguous ranch in the U.S. The Dutton family has to fight and defend their land against land developers and those who attempt to threaten their way of life.

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  1. 2Justified


    Justified is just one of the best shows like Deadwood. Based on a Fire in the Hole novel by Elmore Leonard, this television show ran from 2010 to 2015 and concluded with six seasons. It is a Western crime drama TV show that focuses on the story of a firm deputy U.S. Marshall, Raylan Givens, who imposes his own style of justice.

  2. 3Hell on Wheels

    Just like Deadwood, Hell on Wheels is also set in the post-Civil War years, and this takes place in a lawless town as well. Thus, this is also considered as one of the best shows like Deadwood. Hell on Wheels centers on the story of a Confederate soldier named Cullen Bohannon who is seeking revenge against the people behind the killing of his wife.
  1. 4Longmire

    Another great show similar to Deadwood is Longmire, but this one's not as heavy as Deadwood since it's created with a sense of humor to lighten the mood. The series is set in a place known as Absaroka County, Wyoming, and the story centers on Walt Longmire, a sheriff, who's still tormented by his wife's death. This series is based on the mystery novels of Craig Johnson.
  2. 5Frontier

    Frontier is also set in the 18th century, and this western TV show revolves mostly around how business negotiations actually turn into a fight, and this also centers on how native tribes and Europeans end up in bloody conflicts. 


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