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American Gods: Season 1 (2017)



Critic Consensus: American Gods opens with a series of wildly ambitious gambits -- and rewards viewers' faith with a promising first season whose visual riches are matched by its narrative impact.


Air date: Apr 30, 2017
Air date: May 7, 2017
Air date: May 14, 2017
Air date: May 21, 2017
Air date: May 28, 2017
Air date: Jun 4, 2017
Air date: Jun 11, 2017
Air date: Jun 18, 2017

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In Series 1 of "American Gods", Shadow Moon (Ricky Whittle) is released from prison to the news his wife, Laura (Emily Browning), has died in a car accident. Bereft and desperate to return home for her funeral and the full story, Shadow finds himself sucked into the world of the enigmatic and all knowing Mr Wednesday (Ian McShane). As he and Wednesday travel across the United States, recruiting for a mysterious war that Wednesday believes is imminent, Shadow has his faith tested in the strangest … More

Genre: Drama
Network: Starz
Premiere Date: Apr 30, 2017
Creators: ,
Executive Producers: , , , , ,


Ricky Whittle
as Shadow Moon
Emily Browning
as Laura Moon
Ian McShane
as Mr. Wednesday
Pablo Schreiber
as Mad Sweeney
Bruce Langley
as Technical Boy
Crispin Glover
as Mr. World
Orlando Jones
as Mr. Nancy
Jonathan Tucker
as Low Key Lyesmith
Cloris Leachman
as Zorya Vechernyaya
Peter Stormare
as Czernobog
Demore Barnes
as Mr. Ibis
Mousa Kraish
as The Jinn
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Critic Reviews for American Gods: Season 1

All Critics (67) | Top Critics (23)

American Gods has introduced new and compelling characters, balanced flourish with TV convention, and proved it can work as a television show.

August 15, 2017 | Full Review…
The Ringer

American Gods is a psychedelic spree that looks like it was designed to beat down any attempt to describe it coherently.

June 27, 2017 | Full Review…
Rolling Stone
Top Critic

All in all, American Gods does justice to Neil Gaiman's novel -- and as long as viewers are prepared to be a little patient, it should reveal itself as one of the best TV series of 2017.

June 19, 2017 | Full Review…

American Gods is violent, gory, sexual, grimy and eccentric. It's also one of the most beautiful, sensual and invigorating new television series that takes every aspect of show-running Bryan Fuller is known for and accentuates it.

June 2, 2017 | Full Review…

It's a weird and wonderful shot in the arm for TV fans looking for something a little different.

May 10, 2017 | Full Review…
Daily Record (UK)

It's damn near perfect.

May 9, 2017 | Full Review…
Houston Press

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