Walton Goggins (Justified) is back on TV, this time starring in CBS’s new comedy series The Unicorn. Goggins plays a recently widowed father with two daughters who is encouraged by his friends to re-enter the dating scene. Surprisingly to his friends, he becomes the most sought after single guy due to his description as an attractive working father.
The Unicorn premieres Thursday, September 26, at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT on CBS. If you don’t have cable, you can watch The Unicorn episodes live or on-demand on your computer, phone, Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV or other streaming device via one of the following cable-free, live-TV streaming subscription services:
If you have Amazon Prime or want to start a free 30-day trial of Amazon Prime, you can watch all CBS content (both live and on-demand) via the CBS All-Access Amazon Channel, which comes with a 7-day free trial.
Once you’re signed up for both Amazon Prime and the CBS channel, you can then watch The Unicorn on your computer via the Amazon website, or you can watch on your phone (Android and iPhone compatible), tablet, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 or other streaming device via the Amazon Video app.
CBS (live in most markets) is one of 95-plus live TV channels included in the main FuboTV bundle.
You can start a free 7-day trial of FuboTV right here, and you can then watch a live stream of The Unicorn on your computer via the FuboTV website, or on your phone (Android and iPhone supported), tablet, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast or other supported device via the FuboTV app.
If you can’t watch live, FuboTV comes with 30 hours of Cloud DVR (with the ability to upgrade to 500 hours), as well as a “72-Hour Lookback” feature, which allows you to watch new episodes up to three days after they air even if you forgot to record them.
In addition to a Netflix-like on-demand streaming library, Hulu also offers a bundle of 60-plus live TV channels, which includes CBS (live in most markets).
You can sign up for “Hulu with Live TV” right here, and you can then watch a live stream of The Unicorn on your computer via the Hulu website, or on your phone (Android and iPhone supported), tablet, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Echo Show or other streaming device via the Hulu app.
If you can’t watch live, “Hulu with Live TV” comes with both its extensive on-demand library (which has new episodes available after they air) and 50 hours of Cloud DVR storage (with the ability to upgrade to “Enhanced Cloud DVR,” which gives you 200 hours of DVR space and the ability to fast forward through commercials).
This service lets you watch a live stream of your local CBS channel, as well as all of CBS’ on-demand library. It’s ultimately the same as the Amazon Prime option, only you’re watching through CBS’ digital platform rather than Amazon’s.
You can start a free 7-day trial right here, and then you can watch The Unicorn on your computer via the CBS website, or on your phone (Android and iPhone compatible), tablet, Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 or other streaming device via the CBS app.
‘The Unicorn’ Series Premiere Preview
CBS’s new comedy The Unicorn is a single-camera comedy about a tight-knit group of best friends and family who help Wade (Walton Goggins) embrace his new normal in the wake of the loss of his wife one year prior. As a sometimes ill-equipped but always devoted single parent to his two adolescent daughters, Wade is taking the major step of dating again. To his amazement, he’s a hot commodity with women and his friends explain that he’s the perfect single guy–a “unicorn”: employed, attractive, and with a proven track record of commitment. With his daughters and best friends rooting him on and hoping he’ll find happiness again, Wade tries his hand at love once again despite his still-healing heart.
In Episode 2 called “Breaking Up is Hard to Do,” Wade suddenly finds himself in a “relationship” he has no interest in when he has trouble turning down a second date. Also, Wade tries to understand when Grace struggles with her social media posts. Nicole Byer guest stars as Meg, a veteran dater who gives Wade advice.
The series, created by Bill Martin, Mike Schiff, and Grady Cooper, co-stars Rob Corddry, Michaela Watkins, Omar Miller, Maya Lynne Robinson, Ruby Jay, Makenzie Moss, and Devin Bright.
Merrill Barr from Forbes praised the series for Goggins’ against-type acting writing, “The Unicorn is a series filled with potential and being lead by a truly great family man leading turn by an actor not at all known for this kind of role.”
Goggins has a multitude of feature films under his belt as well as television series that have garnered much critical acclaim. He received an Emmy nomination for his portrayal of Boyd Crowder on Justified, and won a Critics Choice Award for his role in the comedy series Vice Principals. His additional TV credits include The Righteous Gemstones, Deep State, Six, Sons of Anarchy, and The Shield.
His feature film credits include director Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight and Django Unchained, Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln, Tomb Raider, Ant-Man and The Wasp, and Mazerunner: The Death Cure. He won an Academy Award for the 2001 short film The Accountant, which he starred in and produced.
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