Hell On Wheels is rolling on out. AMC said it will premiere the second half of the Western period drama’s fifth and final season at 9 PM ET Saturday June 11. It will be followed at 10 PM by the series premiere of the Robert Redford- and Stephen David-produced limited event series The American West.
HOW‘s final seven episodes will serve as the series’ finale and the end of the line for Cullen Bohannon (Anson Mount) and his work on America’s first transcontinental railroad.
The eight-episode The American West series chronicles the personal, little-known stories of Western legends such as Jesse James, Billy the Kid, Wyatt Earp, Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull. It includes features interviews with notable names from classic Western films including Redford, James Caan, Burt Reynolds, Tom Selleck, Kiefer Sutherland, Mark Harmon, and Ed Harris.