The year is 1865 and after his wife is killed, Cullen Bohannon, a former Confederate solider decides to enact revenge on a group of corrupted Union officials. However, to do so, he will have to work and travel with the construction unit of the transcontinental railroad.
AMC today announced that “Hell On Wheels” will be returning for a fifth and final season of 14 episodes on AMC. Seven new episodes will air next summer, with the final seven episodes of the series following in the summer of 2016. “With season five of ‘Hell On Wheels,’ we are proud to bring our trans-continental journey to conclusion for the large, loyal audience .