- 4 Seasons
Preacher is a supernatural drama series that aired on AMC from 2016 to 2019. The show starred Dominic Cooper as Jesse Custer, a small-town preacher who becomes possessed by a supernatural entity that gives him the power to command others to do his bidding. Joe Gilgun and Ruth Negga co-starred as Jesse's friends and allies, Irish vampire Cassidy and his ex-girlfriend Tulip, respectively.
The show takes place in the fictional town of Annville, Texas, where Jesse serves as the preacher of a struggling congregation. But after he is possessed by the entity known as Genesis, Jesse becomes embroiled in a bizarre mystery involving a secret religious organization, a wealthy businessman with ties to Jesse's past, and a monstrous entity that has been hunting him since childhood.
As Jesse, Cassidy, and Tulip embark on a cross-country journey to unravel the mysteries of Genesis and find meaning in their own lives, they encounter a host of twisted and dangerous characters, from a gun-toting cowboy to a sadistic sheriff to a powerful religious leader with a dark secret.
Throughout the show's four-season run, Preacher blended elements of horror, humor, and action in a unique and compelling way. The series was known for its offbeat storytelling, visually stunning set pieces, and memorable performances by its talented ensemble cast.
In addition to the main cast, Preacher featured a number of notable guest stars, including Jackie Earle Haley as the evil Odin Quincannon, Elizabeth Perkins as the conniving Vyla Quinncannon, and Noah Taylor as the enigmatic Adolf Hitler.
Despite its popularity among fans and critics, Preacher had a somewhat rocky journey to the small screen. The series was initially developed by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg for HBO, but was eventually passed on to AMC, where it found a home alongside other hit shows like Breaking Bad and The Walking Dead.
Overall, Preacher was a bold and imaginative show that pushed the boundaries of what a supernatural drama could be. With its blend of humor, horror, and heart, it left a lasting impression on viewers and cemented its place as one of the most unique and memorable shows of its time.
Preacher is a series that is currently running and has 4 seasons (44 episodes). The series first aired on May 22, 2016.