This new country music TV series is already at the top of our watch list

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The television world is a wonderful thing. There’s no better way to relax and escape reality for a bit than by immersing yourself in some of the best shows. We could go on and on about our personal favorite series (Virgin River, Cobra Kaiand Yellowstone, to only cite a few). Each of them brings something special to the table, including some of television’s most interesting and developed characters.

If you’re looking for your next TV fix, we’ve got a new show to add to your radar.

Monarch is an upcoming country music drama that will air on Fox in September. This series seems to have enough action and western vibes to delight everyone. Yellowstone fan and enough steamy romance to please our comrades Virgin River Fans.

If you’re wondering if you should include Monarch On your must-watch list, read on for everything you need to know about the series, including the cast, plot, premiere date, and more.

The trailer is full of suspense, romance, and country music.

What is ‘Monarque’ about?

This trailer was quite a wild ride! Fox’s official description of the show reads: “The reigning king of country music Albie Roman, along with his incredibly talented and tough-as-nails wife, country music queen Dottie Cantrell Roman, have created a country music dynasty, but even though the Roman name is synonymous with authenticity, the very foundation of their success is a lie. When their reign as country royalty is in jeopardy, heiress to the crown Nicolette ‘Nicky ‘ Roman will stop at nothing to protect his family’s legacy, while securing his own quest for stardom, alongside his brother Luke and sister Gigi.”

Who’s in the cast?

In brief: The cast of Monarch is charged! The series’ lead role is legendary Oscar-winning actress Susan Sarandon, who plays Dottie Roman. Sarandon hardly needs an introduction, but you’ve known her for Thelma and Louise, Bull Durham, Stepmother and walking dead man.

But she’s not the only female lead: Anna Friel is also set to star as Dottie’s ambitious daughter, Nicolette Roman. You’ve probably seen Friel in grow daisies, The girlfriend experience Where Broken.

Country music fans will be delighted to hear that Trace Adkins will play the male lead, Albie Roman. Adkins is an award-winning country music singer and is by no means new to the acting scene.

The rest of the cast includes:

  • Joshua Sasse (Galavant) as Luke Roman

  • Beth Dito (Become a God in Central Florida) as Gigi Tucker-Roman

  • Meagan Holder (Ground) as Kayla Roman-Tucker

  • Inigo Pascual as Ace Grayson

  • Adam Croasdel (Preacher) as Clive Grayson

  • Marthe Higareda (Altered carbon) as Catt Phoenix

  • Emma Milani (Solve) as Ana Phoenix

Where can I watch it?

Monarch premieres on Fox on Sunday, September 11 at 8:00 p.m. ET. The show will air on a weekly basis. Stay tuned for more information on how to stream the show.

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