Longmire – a new Western mystery television series – premieres on the network A&E this Sunday, June 3rd at 10pm EST. The show is based upon the Longmire novel series created by Craig Johnson. Johnson won the Western Writers of America “Spur Award” in 2009 for best Western short novel. Johnson himself is a previous law enforcement officer.
Robert Taylor as Sheriff Walt Longmire
Walt Longmire, played by Robert Taylor in the TV series, is a widowed Wyoming sheriff in the fictional county of Absaroka. Lou Diamond Phillips plays Longmire’s best friend, Henry Standing Bear. The first season is slated to run for 10 episodes.
The first episode will see Longmire run for re-election against a young deputy in his own department. Cassidy Freeman will play Longmire’s daughter, Cady. Schedules and further information can be found at this link for A & E: http://www.aetv.com/longmire/
(Copyright – Chad Beharriell)