American Gods(TV show/series, 2017-)

| 1h per episode | Genres: Drama, Mystery, Science-Fiction & Fantasy

Scripted Reality in 3 seasons with 26 episodes

American GodsRating: 3.6/5 (with 506 votes) 176
American Gods is an American fantasy drama television series based on Neil Gaiman's 2001 novel of the same name and developed by Bryan Fuller and Michael Green for the premium cable network Starz. Produced by Fremantle North America and distributed by Lionsgate Television, the first season premiered on April 30, 2017. Fuller and Green served as the showrunners for the first season and were replaced by Jesse Alexander for the second season. Charles H. Eglee serves as showrunner for the third season. Gaiman serves as an executive producer. Ricky Whittle plays the series' lead Shadow Moon, who meets a strange man named Mr. Wednesday (Ian McShane) after being released from prison and soon becomes embroiled in a large-scale conflict between the Old Gods and the New Gods, who grow stronger each day. In May 2017, the series was renewed for a second season, which premiered on March 10, 2019. The following week, Starz renewed American Gods for a third season, which premiered on January 10, 2021. In March 2021, the series was canceled after three seasons. The series received praise for its visual style and acti... ()
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About American Gods

An ex-con becomes the traveling partner of a conman who turns out to be one of the older gods trying to recruit troops to battle the upstart deities. Based on Neil Gaiman's fantasy novel.

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American Gods Seasons and Episodes

01/10/2021Season 3 - 10 episodes
In Season 3 Shadow angrily pushes this apparent destiny away, and settles in the idyllic snowy town of Lakeside, Wisconsin — to make his own path, guided by the gods of his black ancestors, the Orishas. But he’ll soon discover that this town's still waters run deep, and dark, and bloody, and that you don’t get to simply reject being a god. The only choice — and a choice you have to make — is what kind of god you’re going to be.
#1 | 01/10/2021A Winters Tale
After months apart, Wednesday reappears in Shadow's life, resolved to drag him back into his war effort. A meeting with the god Wisakedjak leaves Shadow with a prophecy about his destiny.
#2 | 01/17/2021Serious Moonlight
Shadow explores his oddly welcoming new town before heading to Chicago for a gathering of the Old Gods on Koliada. Wednesday reconnects with his oldest friend.
#3 | 01/24/2021Ashes and Demons
As the search for the missing girl continues, Shadow dreams of Bilquis. Wednesday discovers the whereabouts of his old love, the Greek goddess Demeter, and resolves to free her from the grip of an unscrupulous antagonist.
#4 | 01/31/2021The Unseen
Shadow and Technical Boy team up to search for Bilquis, who finds herself captive and in the midst of a crisis of identity. Wednesday visits the local chapter of notorious biker gang Lords of Valhalla.
#5 | 02/14/2021Sister Rising
4.0/5 (with 1 vote)
Shadow explores notions of purpose, destiny and identity with a newly enlightened Bilquis. Elsewhere, Technical Boy struggles with an identity crisis of his own. Wednesday asks Shadow to assist in a new con.
#6 | 02/21/2021Conscience of The King
4.5/5 (with 1 vote)
Despite his past following him to Lakeside, Shadow makes himself at home and builds relationships within the town. Laura and Salim continue to hunt for Wednesday, who attempts one final gambit to win over Demeter.
#7 | 02/28/2021Fire and Ice
In Lakeside, Shadow grows closer with Marguerite and uncovers the surprising truth behind a local crime spree. Wednesday makes his own shocking discovery. Laura and Salim negotiate with the enemy of their enemy.
#8 | 03/07/2021The Rapture of Burning
Laura and Salim's quest forces them outside of their comfort zones as they learn to let go of their pasts. Shadow is surprised by a new side of Wednesday, while Technical Boy attempts to escape the prison of his own mind.
#9 | 03/14/2021The Lake Effect
Shadow has to decide the price he's willing to pay for his idyllic Lakeside life. As Laura and her new ally close in on her target, Wednesday has to persuade Czernobog that it's time to make peace with their enemies.
#10 | 03/21/2021Tears of the Wrath-Bearing Tree
Teetering on the edge of war and peace, the gods gather to mourn a loss. Bilquis' divine journey brings her to an unexpected revelation, while Shadow finally embraces destiny.
03/10/2019Season 2 - 8 episodes
04/30/2017Season 1 - 8 episodes
03/10/2019Specials - 1 episode

Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Shot in: Toronto
Based on the work of: Neil Gaiman ("American Gods")
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 27 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Bosnian (BS), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Persian (FA), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Georgian (KA), Korean (KO), Latvian (LV), Dutch (NL), Norwegian (NO), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Serbian (SR), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Returning series
First episode released on: 04/30/2017
Latest episode released on: 03/21/2021
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Deuses Americanos"
"Американськi Боги"

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WatchPlayStream ID: SHOWS:432, Added: 05/10/2018, Last updated: 06/11/2021