Yellowstone is a TV juggernaut, however is there room for extra to make a house on the vary?
They say imitation is the sincerest type of flattery, however Taylor Sheridan is not so positive. The creator of Yellowstone, the Paramount Network western starring Kevin Costner, is not essentially humbled by the inflow of westerns on tv after the success of the present.
“I do not know that it is flattering, as a result of I do not suppose they’re doing it as a result of Yellowstone is sweet,” Sheridan informed Variety. “They’re doing it as a result of 15 million individuals watch it. And they’re like, ‘Lots of individuals watch westerns. Let’s make westerns.'”
When Sheridan says “15 million individuals,” he is barely exaggerating. According to Deadline, the January season 4 finale drew a complete of 10.3 million viewers on Paramount and CMT. Yellowstone turned the highest-rated collection of 2021 throughout all networks within the coveted 18-49 and 25-54 demos. For reference, the March season finale of The Bachelor garnered 4.4 million viewers.
To put it merely: an entire lotta persons are watching Yellowstone. So, it is sensible that different networks try to capitalize.