How to watch ‘Yellowstone’ online for free

Don't mess with the Duttons.

Jun 19, 2019, 8:00 am


Jaime Carrillo 

Jaime Carrillo

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Kevin Costner is about to break bad on the small screen. In modern western Yellowstone, Costner stars as John Dutton, who controls the largest ranch in the U.S. Its borders are under constant attack from greedy land developers, corrupt politicians, and even the national park the show takes its name from. Together with his equally dedicated family, Dutton stands against powerful forces seeking to take the land that’s been in his family for six generations. His recent cancer diagnosis has cemented him a hero with nothing left to lose in his struggle for the American dream. 

The end of the show’s explosive first season saw the crows circling around John Dutton, from inside and outside his estate. His daughter Beth has slipped back into abusing substances as she relives the horror of watching her mother die. Jamie, his ambitious son has seen his own aspirations curtailed by his father’s machinations, which grow more unstable by the day. Season 2 picks up with the Dutton family picking up the pieces their father left, as they gamble on who they will side within the coming war for the family estate. 

How to Stream Yellowstone for Free


Yellowstone cast

  • Kevin Costner as John Dutton
  • Luke Grimes as Kayce Dutton
  • Kelly Reilly as Beth Dutton
  • Wes Bentley as Jamie Dutton
  • Cole Hauser as Rip Wheeler
  • Kelsey Asbille as Monica Dutton
  • Brecken Merrill as Tate Dutton
  • Jefferson White as Jimmy Hurdstrom
  • Danny Huston as Dan Jenkins
  • Gil Birmingham as Chief Thomas Rainwater

What channel is Yellowstone on?

Yellowstone airs on Paramount Network. 

How to watch Yellowstone for free

Paramount Network is available on two of the major live TV streaming services. When trying to decide which one is best for you, you’ll want to weigh the cost, the other channels you’ll receive, and the compatible devices for streaming. Thankfully, no matter which service you pick, you’ll start with a one-week trial, so you can watch Yellowstone for free.

1) Philo

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Philo is the least expensive streaming service, but it has some limitations. You won’t find the sports channels that dominate other packages or local channels. However, it’s the cheapest way to gain access to Paramount Network at only $20 a month. You will also find the best deal on popular channels like Animal Planet, IFC, AMC, Lifetime, and even deep cuts like ID. You also get free cloud DVR, but shows recorded are deleted after 30 days, so binge responsibly.


2) Sling TV

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Sling TV

For a more à la carte service, look to Sling TV. It offers two cable packages, Sling Orange and Sling Blue, both of which cost $25 per month. Paramount Network is available on Sling Blue and Sling Orange + Blue packages. If you grab Sling Orange + Blue you can save $10 per month. Sling Blue offers more bang for your buck with over 40 channels, including sports necessities like FS1, NBCSN, and NFL Network. You’ll also gain access to the usual cable mainstays like Food Network, Discovery, Cartoon Network, SYFY, and FXX. Here’s the complete guide to Sling TV channels.


How to catch up on past Yellowstone episodes

If you’re looking for a place to catch up on older Yellowstone episodes, read on to find out how.

1) Amazon Video

  • Cost: $2.99/episode, $9.99/season
  • Devices: Amazon Fire Stick, Fire TV, Fire tablets, and Fire phone; Roku, Google TV, TiVo, Nvidia Shield, PlayStation 3 and 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Wii

Seasons 1 episodes are available for purchase on Amazon Video $1.99 each. You can buy the entire season for $9.99.


1) Paramount Network website and app

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Paramount Network

Many cable channels let you live stream directly from their site, and Paramount Network is no different. Simply go to the channel’s website, select a video to watch, and them fill in your login information from the above services when prompted. The same process works if you’re using the Paramount Network app. Unfortunately, Sling TV won’t work for this. You can also watch the first three episodes of Yellowstone season 1 without having to log in.


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Last updated Jan 28, 2020, 1:46 pm