Once You Watch The ‘George & Tammy’ Trailer, The Show Will Immediately Go On Your List


Kay Smythe News and Commentary Writer
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Country music, like no other genre, can reduce even the strongest of men to tears, and the trailer for “George & Tammy” is enough to do the same.

Starring Oscar winner and nominee icons Jessica Chastain and Michael Shannon, “George & Tammy” chronicles the lives of ultimate American power couple Tammy Wynette and George Jones, according to the trailer description from Showtime. For those of you who might not know, George and Tammy are responsible for hits such as “Stand By Your Man,” and “He Stopped Loving Her Today.”

I have very high expectations for this show already. The trailer is epic. The premise is the perfect American love story. And everything Michael Shannon and Jessica Chastain touch tend to turn to gold.

While I truly believe that Taylor Sheridan’s “Tulsa King” is going to dominate American screens and headlines after it’s released in November, after just a 90 second preview of “George & Tammy” I’m wondering whether it might knock Sheridan’s work out of the water. (Yes, I’ve seen “Tulsa King” already, and it’s better than the best thing I’ve seen from Sheridan, including all his movies).

Both “Tulsa King” and “George & Tammy” are very different in terms of storyline, vibe, aesthetic, cast, and more, but both play to a similar audience: people who adore America and understand what true American culture is. Both shows are also going to be available on the Paramount Network. In fact, “George & Tammy” will air commercial free on December 4 following “Yellowstone.” (RELATED: ‘Yellowstone’ Season Five Review: The Duttons Get Political)

Oh, and as if the end of 2022 couldn’t get any better, we’ll have “Yellowstone,” “1923,” “Tulsa King,” AND now this epic new series to watch. Part of me thinks that “George & Tammy” is going to be the show for people who love love, who understand what it means to meet your soulmate in this life, in this place, and never be able to give them up, no matter the agony.

Seriously, after you watch this trailer, you’ll say, “I’m not crying, you’re crying.”