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WGN America Adds JAG to Its Syndicated Lineup, Kicks Off with a Two-Day Marathon.

June 28, 2019 by  
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JAG cast photo. Credit: WGN America

JAG will join the WGN America syndicated lineup starting with a two-day “JAG of July” marathon on Thursday, July 4 and Friday, July 5. (The marathon starts every morning at 9/8c.)

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MANHATTAN: John Benjamin Hickey, Thomas Schlamme, and Sam Shaw on ‘The Prisoner’s Dilemma’ Fallout

August 4, 2014 by  
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[This post contains spoilers for the August 3rd episode of MANHATTAN. Please do not read this until you’ve seen “The Prisoner’s Dilemma.”]

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MANHATTAN: Check Out a Trailer and Photos From the Newest WGN America Series

June 10, 2014 by  
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WGN America is debuting MANHATTAN, their second original series on Sunday, July 27th, and with the show — which is about the atomic-bomb producing Manhattan Project — about six weeks away, they’ve released a full-length trailer and some promotional photos for the show.

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SALEM Renewed for Season 2

May 5, 2014 by  
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SALEM, WGN America’s first scripted series, has been renewed, WGN America announced.

“At WGN America, we are committed to delivering compelling, brand-defining programming rich with fascinating characters and ‘Salem’ has done just that,” said Matt Cherniss, President and General Manager, WGN America and Tribune Studios in a statement. “[Co-creators] Brannon Braga, Adam Simon, the talented cast and our great partners at Fox 21 have opened up an intriguing world that has captivated viewers. We look forward to bringing more great storytelling, scares and surprises to viewers as the saga unfolds.”

“I could not be more thrilled or more proud of our cast, writers and crew who made this show come alive,” said Braga. “The fans have been fantastic and we plan to continue keeping them on the edge of their seats.”

The 13-episode second season will go into production in later this year for a TBD 2015 debut.

Are you excited for more SALEM?

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SALEM: Adam Simon and Brannon Braga on Cotton’s Season 1 Path

April 25, 2014 by  
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In SALEM’s pilot, Cotton Mather’s shades of moral ambiguity started to shine through, and as SALEM executive producer Brannon Braga teased to reporters at WonderCon  he’s “not going down a good road.”

Check out what Braga and fellow EP Adam Simon had to say about Cotton’s season 1 journey…

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MANHATTAN: Watch the First Teaser Trailer Now!

April 18, 2014 by  
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WGN America is debuting its first original series, SALEM, this weekend, and during the scripted series’ premiere, the network will also run a trailer for their next series, MANHATTAN.

Per WGN, ““Manhattan” is set against the backdrop of the greatest race against time in the history of science – the mission to build the world’s first atomic bomb in Los Alamos – and follows the brilliant but flawed scientist and their families as they attempt to coexist in a world where secrets and lies infiltrate every aspect of their lives. The series has an order of 13 episodes, and is written and created by Sam Shaw (“Masters of Sex”) and directed by Emmy Award-winning director Thomas Schlamme (“The West Wing”).”

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Shane West on His New Show, SALEM, Being ‘Easily the Best Script I Read’ and NIKITA’s Happy Ending

February 13, 2014 by  
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Right now, the cast of WGN America’s first original scripted series, SALEM, is hard at work filming the show’s freshman season. And while the show doesn’t launch for another two months, in the time leading up to its April 20th series premiere, I’ll have some interviews with the show’s creative forces going up to tease what you can expect from the series.

Up next? SALEM star Shane West (John), who went basically right from NIKITA’s final season to this new role.

I spoke with West about why he was drawn to SALEM, his new role, working with his castmates in Louisiana, and the end of NIKITA…

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SALEM: Watch the First Promo Teaser for WGN America’s First Scripted Show

December 19, 2013 by  
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WGN America is venturing into scripted shows, and first up is the series, SALEM — starring NIKITA vets Shane West and Xander Berkeley, FRINGE’s Seth Gabel, HUMAN TARGET’s Janet Montgomery, Ashley Madekwe (REVENGE), Tamzin Merchant, and Elise Eberle — about the Salem witch trials.

The series won’t premiere until next spring, but take a look at the promo teaser now…

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