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‘1923’ is the latest prequel to ‘Yellowstone’ — here’s how to watch the new Western starring Harrison Ford and Helen Mirren

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Harrison Ford as Jacob Dutton and Helen Mirren as Cara Dutton outside at their ranch Montana in the series "1923."Harrison Ford as Jacob Dutton and Helen Mirren as Cara Dutton in “1923.”

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  • “1923,” the latest spinoff of “Yellowstone,” premieres December 18 exclusively on Paramount Plus.
  • Harrison Ford stars as Jacob Dutton in a story set around 100 years before “Yellowstone.”
  • A Paramount Plus subscription costs $5/month with ads, or $10/month for ad-free streaming.

“1923” premieres December 18 on Paramount Plus. The highly anticipated Western series comes from creator Taylor Sheridan and is the third installment in the “Yellowstone” franchise.

Set approximately 100 years before “Yellowstone,” “1923” stars Harrison Ford as the patriarch of the Dutton family in the 1920s. The series explores the history of the powerful family and their ranch in Montana amid the challenges brought by Prohibition, Western Expansion, and the early impact of the Great Depression.

Check out the trailer for ‘1923’

Harrison Ford (“Raider of the Lost Ark”) and Helen Mirren (“The Queen”) headline the cast of “1923” as ranchers Jacob and Cara Dutton. Their nephews Jack, John, and Spencer Dutton are played by Darren Mann (“Chilling Adventures of Sabrina”), James Badge Dale (“24”), and Brandon Sklenar (“Midway”), respectively.

How to watch ‘1923’

You can watch “1923” on Paramount Plus starting December 18. As part of a special simulcast event, the premiere of “1923” will also air on the Paramount Network cable channel on December 18 at 9 p.m. ET after the mid-season finale of “Yellowstone.” 

Following a one-week break for Christmas, new episodes of “1923” will then drop every Sunday exclusively on Paramount Plus. A Paramount Plus Essential plan costs $5/month with limited ads and full access to the service’s on-demand catalog. For ad-free viewing, you need a Paramount Plus Premium Plan for $10/month. With this option, you also get livestreaming access to your local CBS station.

As part of a limited-time promotion, new Paramount Plus members can get an annual membership to either plan for 50% off, which brings the price down to $25 for a full year of the Essential plan or $50 for a year of the Premium plan.

The Paramount Plus app is available on most smart TVs, mobile devices, and media players from major brands like Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast, and Fire TV. Check out the full list of supported devices on the Paramount Plus website.

Can I watch ‘1923’ for free?

You can watch “1923” for free if you sign up for a Paramount Plus trial. The streaming service offers a one-week free trial to new subscribers. 

Since “1923” is following a weekly release model, you’ll need to wait until February 12 to sign up for the Paramount Plus trial in order to watch the entire first season at no cost.

How many episodes will ‘1923’ have?

The first season of “1923” will feature a total of eight episodes. New episodes will drop weekly on Sundays at 3 a.m. ET on Paramount Plus. That said, episode two will be delayed until the week after Christmas, so following the premiere on December 18, new episodes won’t return until January 1.

“1923” is expected to debut its season one finale on February 12 at 3 a.m. ET, exclusively on Paramount Plus.

Is ‘1923’ a sequel to ‘1883’?

Yes, “1923” is both a sequel to the Paramount Plus series “1883” and a prequel to the original series “Yellowstone.” The Harrison Ford show is set approximately 40 years after “1883” and a century before “Yellowstone.”

In addition to “1923,” “1883,” and “Yellowstone,” the franchise is also set to get two more spinoffs: “1883: The Bass Reeves Story” and “6666.”

Has ‘1923’ been renewed for more seasons?

“1923” has already received a two-season order from Paramount Plus. The series will consist of two seasons with eight episodes each. An exact release date for season two has not been announced yet.

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