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In this adaptation of a story by Neil Gaiman, an ex-con man wanders aimlessly after the death of his wife. After the man takes a job as the bodyguard of a wily con man, he finds himself caught in a supernatural struggle between a cadre of New Gods and the Old Gods who are trying to maintain their influence. The series debuted in early 2017 on the Starz network.

American Gods is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (19 episodes). The series first aired on April 30, 2017.

Where do I stream American Gods online? American Gods is available for streaming on Starz, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch American Gods on demand at Apple TV+, Amazon Prime, Amazon, Vudu, Starz, Microsoft Movies & TV, The Roku Channel, Sling, Google Play, iTunes online.

Sunday 9:00 PM et/pt on Starz
3 Seasons, 19 Episodes
April 30, 2017
Action & Adventure Crime Drama Fantasy Faith & Spirituality Science Fiction
Cast: Ricky Whittle, Ian McShane, Emily Browning, Crispin Glover, Yetide Badaki
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American Gods Full Episode Guide

  • Shadow's attempt to break away from Mr. Wednesday and the brewing war is thwarted by the secrets of the Gods

  • A recently released ex-convict named Shadow meets a mysterious man who calls himself "Wednesday" and who knows more than he first seems to about Shadow's life and past.

  • In the aftermath of Sweeney's death, Wednesday has disappeared, and Shadow is tormented. Those that remain witness the power of New Media as she is unleashed, and the nation is in a state of panic brought on by Mr. World.

  • Sweeney starts to remember what his life really was before he became a god. Wednesday restores Gungnir and entrusts it to Shadow, and Laura makes her way to Cairo.

  • Shadow and Mr. Wednesday seek out Dvalin to repair the Gungnir spear. But before the dwarf is able to etch the runes of war, he requires a powerful artifact in exchange.

  • Steeped in Cairo's history, Shadow learns the ways of the dead with the help of Mr. Ibis and Mr. Nancy. In New Orleans, Mad Sweeney introduces Laura to old friends who share their world of voodoo healing.

  • While Shadow and Mr. Wednesday take a secret meeting in St. Louis, Bilquis arrives at the funeral home in Cairo, where she engages in a debate with Mr. Nancy and Mr. Ibis. Laura rejoins Mad Sweeney.

  • As he is tracked by Mr. World, Shadow makes his way to Cairo, thanks to a ride from Sam Black Crow; Mr. Wednesday slyly gains Laura's help in forging an alliance with a powerful god.

  • Promising vengeance for the death of a beloved old god, Mr. Wednesday begins preparation for a great battle. Meanwhile Laura and Mad Sweeney chase Shadow's diminishing light after he disappears.

  • Following the epic showdown at Easter's party, Mr. Wednesday continues his quest to pitch the case for war to the Old Gods. Meanwhile, Mr. World plans revenge and Technical Boy goes on the hunt for Media.

  • Watch never-before-seen footage from the upcoming season.

American Gods News

'American Gods' Resists "Hetwashing"

The series' showrunner says he fights to let gay characters be gay.

'American Gods' Ratings Up, 'Fear the Walking Dead' Ratings Down Again

The 'Walking Dead' set a new series-low rating for the third week in a row.

Kristin Chenoweth Is a Goddess in 'American Gods'

The Broadway star plays a divine role in the season finale of the Starz series.

Emily Browning is a Creepy Sexy Zombie in 'American Gods'

The Australian actress relishes her undead (and sometimes unclothed) role in the series.

Gillian Anderson Becomes David Bowie in 'American Gods'

The 'X-Files' star looks unsettlingly like the Thin White Duke in this week's episode of the series.

Does 'American Gods' Go Too Far?

Ultra violence hurt 'The Walking Dead,' but will it have the same effect on the Starz series?

Starz Renews 'American Gods'

The fantasy series will get a second season.

Making Sense of That 'American Gods' Sex Scene

It was weird and explicit, but what did it mean?

American Gods Video Clips & Extras

Serious Moonlight Clip (00:30) Moon Shadow Clip (00:32) Treasure Of The Sun Clip (00:36) The Ways Of The Dead Clip (00:32) The Cast of Outlander & American Gods at New York Comic Con 2018 | STARZ Clip (01:37) American Gods | Celebrate the Allfather | STARZ Clip (00:54) American Gods | Out With the Old | STARZ Clip (03:15) American Gods | Abandoned in America | STARZ Clip (02:25)