How to watch 'Yellowstone' Season 5 before the Kevin Costner hit returns this summer

Want to watch 'Yellowstone' Season 5? Here's how to watch Kevin Costner in the award-winning series.
Want to watch 'Yellowstone' Season 5? Here's how to watch Kevin Costner in the award-winning series.

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While Yellowstone fans are currently speculating about the lack of new merchandise featuring the show's star, Kevin Costner, we're still amped for the Paramount Network show to return this summer. Oscar, Emmy and Golden Globe winner Kevin Costner stars as John Dutton, the head of a powerful cattle ranching family in the most-watched show on cable. Here's how to watch Yellowstone season five before part two airs this summer.

Watch Yellowstone on Philo

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Costner stars as John Dutton, whose family’s claim to their land has gone back for generations—but the Duttons often find themselves at odds with the owners of neighboring ranches, Indigenous tribes nearby and even one another. The newest episodes are available on the Paramount Network (which you can watch via Philo or SlingTV). Here’s how to watch every season of Yellowstone, including season five, on cable and streaming.

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When does Yellowstone season five, part two start?

The first part of Yellowstone season five became available on Sunday, November 13 on the Paramount Network and you can watch them now on Philo. While previous seasons have consisted of 9 or 10 episodes, season five will consist of two parts with 14 episodes totalas there are 8 episodes in part one and 6 more coming later in part two. Part one of season five wrapped up on Sunday, January 1 and the second part of the season is expected to air during summer 2023.

How can you watch Yellowstone season five?

Catch Kevin Costner's award-winning performance as John Dutton in Season 5 of Yellowstone.
Catch Kevin Costner's award-winning performance as John Dutton in Season 5 of Yellowstone.

Despite the fact that Yellowstone airs exclusively on the Paramount Network, it is not currently available to stream on Paramount+. Instead, you can watch all past episodes of the show on Peacock. (NBCUniversal purchased the streaming rights to Yellowstone in 2020, but Paramount+ didn't launch until 2021.)

If you don't subscribe to cable, you can sign up for a free seven-day trial of Philo to watch Yellowstone for free. A monthly subscription to the service is $25. Alternatively, you can sign up for SlingTV for $20 during the first month ($40 a month after your first).

Streaming episodes of season five will be made available for purchase on Amazon Prime, iTunes or Vudu, and they will eventually all head to Peacock, too, although the exact date hasn’t been released. In the past, the streamer has dropped the whole season’s worth of episodes within a few weeks of the finale.

If you need your fix of Yellowstone content as soon as possible, try the prequel series 1923 on Paramount+. Starring Harrison Ford and Helen Mirren as Dutton descendants, 1923 provides insight into the history of the Dutton family and how some of the characters of Yellowstone came to be. New episodes started airing again on Paramount+ on Sunday, February 5.

Where can you stream Yellowstone?

You can stream the latest season of Yellowstone on Philo or SlingTV.

Seasons one to four of Yellowstone are available to stream with a subscription to Peacock. These seasons are also available for purchase, either by the episode starting at $1.99 or by the season starting at $19.99, on Amazon Prime Video. Past episodes are also available to stream on Philo and DirectTV.

How can you watch Yellowstone for free?

If you don't have an existing cable subscription to watch on the Paramount Network channel or an account with Peacock, Philo or Sling TV, you can still stream the entire first episode of season five through Paramount Network (either with the app or at There's also the option to sign up for a 24-hour viewing pass if you want to binge it over the weekend. For a more leisurely catch up, there's the free seven-day trial of Philo available to new customers.

How can I sign up for Peacock?

There are two subscription tiers at Peacock. Peacock Premium subscriptions cost $4.99/month or $49.99/year, and Peacock Premium Plus, which offers the same selection of content with fewer ads, is $9.99/month and $99.99/year. With Peacock Premium Plus, you can also download up to 25 pieces of content at one time to save and watch offline.

Peacock is currently only available within the United States and certain U.S. territories and is supported by most web browsers, Apple TV, Amazon Fire devices, Android TV-enabled Smart TVs, Chromecast, Roku, Samsung Smart TV, Vizio Smart TV and Xbox. Their supported devices list also provides the most up-to-date list of devices compatible with the platform.

In addition to Yellowstone, Peacock is home to thousands of new and classic content, including films like Jurassic World Dominion and Meet Cute, and series like Law & Order, The Office and Vanderpump Rules, as well as extensive sports coverage, including live-streaming!

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What is Yellowstone about?

Texas southern rock band Whiskey Myers in Yellowstone.
Texas southern rock band Whiskey Myers in Yellowstone.

On Yellowstone, the Dutton family are the powerful owners of the largest cattle ranch in the United States, and will do whatever they can to maintain their land and their status. That often puts them in the crosshairs, whether it’s from real estate developers who want to encroach on their land or Indigenous tribes who want to reclaim what was stolen from them. Series regulars include Costner as John Dutton, a widower with three children. Powerful within the ranching world, Dutton might also find himself taking over the job as Governor of Montana this season, a job that his adopted son Jamie (Wes Bentley) desperately wanted for himself. Luke Grimes plays his eldest son and former Navy SEAL Kayce Dutton, Kelly Reilly stars as daughter Beth Dutton, who has an on-again, off-again romance with ranch hand Rip Wheeler (Cole Hauser), whom she married at the end of last season. In addition to the main cast members returning for season five, several recurring stars have been bumped up to series regulars: Mo Brings Plenty, who stars as Mo, and Wendy Moniz, who plays Governor Lynelle Perry, will expand their roles, as will Jen Landon, who plays ranch hand Teeter, and Kathryn Kelly, who plays the ranch’s vet, Emily.

There are plenty of loose ends from the first part of season five that still need to be tied up, so you'll want to tune in this summer to see what happens with the Duttons and their foes when the newest episode of Yellowstone premieres.

Watch Yellowstone on Philo

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