Discovery heads West

Robert Redford is behind a new drama series for the Discovery Channel.

Discovery Channel

Discovery Channel

The West will chart the 40 years between the end of the American Civil War and after the turn of the 20th Century, when the west was won.

Redford will executive produce with Laura Michalchyshyn’s Sundance Productions and Stephen David Entertainment.

The show was announced at Discovery’s Upfront session for 2014/15.