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SALEM: Shane West, Janet Montgomery, Brannon Braga, and Adam Simon Tease Season 2

April 5, 2015 by  
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SALEM is back, and things are changing — many of the characters have been separated; Mary discovered that her (and John’s) son is actually alive; Cotton is spiraling; John is determined to get revenge; and there are some new faces in town. Before their WonderCon panel, SALEM stars Shane West (John) and Janet Montgomery (Mary), […]

SALEM Season 2: Check Out the First Full Trailer

March 2, 2015 by  
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SALEM season 2 is just over a month away, and WGN America has released the first full trailer to promote what’s in store. Among the teases the full trailer brings? The first official looks at SALEM newbies Lucy Lawless (who is playing Countess Marburg, a descendant of an “ancient and powerful line of German witches”) and Stuart […]

SALEM: WGN America Announces Season 2 Premiere Date, Releases First Look Photo

January 28, 2015 by  
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SALEM season 2 has a premiere date: Sunday, April 5th at 10 PM. Per WGN American, the 13-episode season 2 “opens at the dawn of the witch war set into motion at the end of season one, with its catalyst and Salem’s deadliest witch, Mary Sibley (Janet Montgomery, “Made in Jersey,” “Human Target”) at the […]

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 […]

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…

Shane West Shares Why You Should Watch SALEM

April 19, 2014 by  
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SALEM, WGN America’s first scripted series, makes its debut this Sunday, and in case you were a little unsure about whether or not you should check it out, at WonderCon, series star Shane West (John) laid out why you shouldn’t hesitate to give the show a shot…

SALEM Season 1 Trailer

April 15, 2014 by  
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The new WGN America show, SALEM, debuts this Sunday at 10 PM, and to commemorate the occasion, the network has released a full-length trailer teasing what’s to come in the show’s first season. Check it out…

SALEM: Janet Montgomery Teases the New WGN America Series

March 13, 2014 by  
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We’re a little over a month away from the series premiere of SALEM on WGN America, so how about a little bit more from another actor involved with the show about what you expect? I spoke with SALEM star Janet Montgomery (Mary) about her return to television, what she’s excited about, and more…

SALEM: Seth Gabel Praises His New Dynamic Role

February 21, 2014 by  
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Seth Gabel has been a familiar presence on television the last few years — with roles on FRINGE, DIRTY SEXY MONEY, ARROW, and more — and when I caught up with him to talk about playing Cotton Mather on SALEM, WGN America’s first scripted original series, he had nothing but excitement about his new role. […]

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 […]

SALEM Bosses Brannon Braga and Adam Simon Preview the New WGN America Series

February 6, 2014 by  
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WGN America is branching out to original scripted shows, and first up is SALEM, a reexamination of the infamous Salem witch trials, starring Shane West, Seth Gabel, Janet Montgomery, Ashley Madekwe, Xander Berkeley, Tamzin Merchant, and Elise Eberle. The show may not debut until Sunday, April 20th, but I spoke with SALEM bosses Brannon Braga […]

WGN America Sets Series Premiere Date for SALEM

January 12, 2014 by  
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SALEM — a new scripted series which reexamines the infamous Salem witch trails — will have its debut on WGN America on Sunday, April 20th, the network announced. Per WGN American, SALEM “explores how suspicion and fear gripped Salem and its residents, and reveals the truth that in Salem, the witches were real, but not […]

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 […]