Network: Paramount Network
Release Date: January 24
Talent: Taylor Kitsch, Michael Shannon, Melissa Benoist, Julia Garner, John Leguizamo, Andrea Riseborough, Rory Culkin, Paul Sparks, Shea Whigham
25 years later, the public probably now knows Waco more for Baylor and the Gaines family, but the show looks to tap into the ways the story of David Koresh and the Branch Davidians still resonate a quarter century later. Kitsch stars as Koresh, but this stacked ensemble signals a six-part series that finds far more entry points into the deadly siege and its leadup than the man at the center. As the first prestige series for the newly rebranded Paramount Network, this could be a key thermometer for how elaborate miniseries efforts play outside the usual expected places.
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