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[02/22/18 - 12:42 PM]
Paramount Network Delivers Strong Ratings in Its First Month Led by Original Event Series, "Waco"
Paramount Network further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[01/29/18 - 11:00 AM]
Paramount Network Launches with Big Ratings for Its First Week
Paramount Network further spins the numbers for the week of January 18-24.

[01/15/18 - 10:18 AM]
Six-Part Television Event "Waco" Premieres on Paramount Network Wednesday, January 24 at 10 PM ET/PT
Michael Shannon, Taylor Kitsch, Andrea Riseborough, John Leguizamo, Melissa Benoist, Paul Sparks, Shea Whigham, Rory Culkin, Julia Garner and Camryn Manheim star in the project.

[11/14/17 - 11:16 AM]
Video: Paramount Network Debuts New "Waco" Trailer
The six-part series launches Wednesday, January 24 at 10:00/9:00c on Paramount Network.

[09/25/17 - 08:11 AM]
Paramount Network Announces Launch Date and Logo
The network will officially debut on Thursday, January 18 at 9:00/8:00c with a live one-hour episode of "Lip Sync Battle" emanating from the Paramount lot in Hollywood.

[04/24/17 - 11:45 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 24
Updates include: Jason Alexander to star in "Hit the Road" for Audience Network; Camryn Manheim among the latest cast in Paramount's "Waco"; and Mark Consuelos joins the cast of The CW's "Riverdale."

[04/21/17 - 11:46 AM]
Melissa Benoist and Julia Garner Join the Cast of "Waco"
Produced by Weinstein Television, the series is currently in production in Santa Fe, NM.

[03/30/17 - 09:34 AM]
Paramount Network Announces Big, Bold, and Ambitious Premium Programming Lineup for First Quarter of 2018
Among the other returning favorites that will premiere new seasons in the first quarter of 2018 include "Ink Master," "Bar Rescue," and Bellator MMA.

[03/27/17 - 12:31 PM]
Andrea Riseborough, Rory Culkin, Paul Sparks and Shea Whigham Join Cast of "Waco"
The series will be produced by Weinstein Television and will air on Paramount Network in 2018.

[03/24/17 - 10:38 AM]
John Leguizamo Joins the Cast of "Waco" - Premieres on Paramount Network in 2018
Leguizamo joins the cast as ATF agent Robert Rodriguez, who was was sent into Koresh's Mount Carmel to gather evidence and build a federal case against the Branch Davidians but forged a bond with the people inside.

[10/26/16 - 10:32 AM]
Weinstein Television's Epic Scripted Event Series "Waco," Lands on Spike TV
Previously announced in August, the six-part event series is based on the harrowing true story of the 1993 FBI siege of a religious sect in Waco, Texas that resulted in the deadly shoot out and fire.







WACO (PARAMOUNT)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/24/18 - 2/28/18
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2017-2018 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
1 (6 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
series finale aired on 2/28/18
DESCRIPTION:
(from Paramount Network's press release, January 2018) As the nation approaches the 25th anniversary of the federal siege on David Koresh's Branch Davidian compound, Paramount Network will present the six-part television event "Waco" premiering Wednesday, January 24 at 10 pm, ET/PT. Featuring an all-star cast including Michael Shannon, Taylor Kitsch, Andrea Riseborough, John Leguizamo, Melissa Benoist, Paul Sparks, Shea Whigham, Rory Culkin, Julia Garner and Camryn Manheim, Paramount Network's "Waco" chronicles this true story told from perspectives of those who were intimately involved. In February 1993, the eyes of the world converged on Mount Carmel, a small religious community located just outside Waco, TX. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) had just conducted a massive raid on David Koresh and his followers, known as the Branch Davidians. After what became the longest gun battle in U.S. law enforcement history, four ATF agents and six civilians were dead and dozens more were wounded. A 51-day standoff ensued, and the conflict ended after an FBI assault led to a fire that engulfed Mount Carmel, killing 76 men, women, and children. What precipitated the ATF raid, and what transpired over the ensuing standoff, remains one of the most misunderstood stories in American history. Based on two biographies, Waco: A Survivor's Story, by Branch Davidian David Thibodeau, one of the nine survivors of the final fire on April 19, 1993, and Stalling for Time: My Life as an FBI Hostage Negotiator, written by the FBI's Head of Crisis Negotiation Unit Gary Noesner, the six-part scripted television series "Waco" will forever change the way the dramatic siege will be viewed.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Andrea Riseborough as Judy Schneider
· Camryn Manheim as Balenda Thibodeau
· Christopher Stanley as Edward Wiggins
· Demore Barnes as Wayne Martin
· Eric Lange as Ron Engleman
· John Leguizamo as Jacob Vazquez
· Julia Garner as Michelle Jones
· Melissa Benoist as Rachel Koresh
· Michael Shannon as Gary Noesner
· Paul Sparks as Steve Schneider
· Rory Culkin as David Thibodeau
· Shea Whigham as Mitch Decker
· Taylor Kitsch as David Koresh
CREW INFORMATION:
· Bob Weinstein as EP
· David Glasser as EP
· David Thibodeau as BOOK
· Drew Dowdle as CRTR/EP
· Gary Noesner as BOOK
· Harvey Weinstein as EP
· Jennifer Malloy as EP
· John Erick Dowdle as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Megan Spanjian as EP
· Michael Shannon as EP
· Taylor Kitsch as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Weinstein Company, The