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Season 1 2018

  • 2018-01-24T21:00:00-06:00 on Paramount Network
  • 45 mins
  • 4 hours, 49 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • Drama

The harrowing true story of the 1993 standoff between the FBI, ATF and the Branch Davidians, a spiritual sect led by David Koresh in Waco, TX that resulted in a deadly shootout and fire.

7 episodes

1x01 Visions and Omens

  • Series Premiere

    2018-01-24T21:00:00-06:00 — 47 mins

In the series premiere, the ATF gets a tip of suspicious activity involving weapons taking place among a small religious community led by David Koresh and located at the Mount Carmel Center just outside of Waco, Texas.

1x02 The Strangers Across the Street

  • 2018-01-31T21:00:00-06:00 — 48 mins

ATF agent Jacob Vasquez begins undercover surveillance on the Mount Carmel compound and befriends David Koresh in hopes of finding illegal weapons or other activity.

1x03 Operation Showtime

  • 2018-02-07T21:00:00-06:00 — 47 mins

The ATF siege is in motion. Assault vehicles storm the Mount Carmel compound and gunfire is exchanged, which begins a 51-day standoff.

1x04 Of Milk and Men

  • 2018-02-14T21:00:00-06:00 — 48 mins

Negotiations intensify as the Branch Davidians refuse to surrender. As David Koresh waits for a sign from God, the lack of food and medical treatment tests both the Davidians’ faith and law enforcement’s patience.

1x05 Stalling for Time

  • 2018-02-21T21:00:00-06:00 — 47 mins

For a moment, it seems like the end of the stalemate is nearing when the FBI’s tactical division turns up the heat with psy-ops on David Koresh and the Branch Davidians.

1x06 Day 51

  • 2018-02-28T21:00:00-06:00 — 52 mins

The standoff at the Mount Carmel compound comes to a violent and tragic end.


  • no air date — 45 mins