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    WGN America Acquires Original Drama ‘Bellevue’

    WGN America has acquired the U.S. rights to the original drama series “Bellevue,” starring Academy and Golden Globe winner Anna Paquin (“True Blood,” “Roots”), who executive produces alongside creators/showrunners Jane Maggs (“The Offering”) and producer/director Adrienne Mitchell (“Bomb Girls,” “Durham County”). The eight-episode, one-hour drama is produced by Muse Entertainment and Back Alley Film Productions […]

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    WGN America Cancels ‘Outsiders’

    WGN America has opted against a third season of scripted drama “Outsiders.” Debuting on March 11, 2016, the series is set in the fictional town of Blackburg, Crockett County, Kentucky and it told the story of the Farrell clan and their struggle for power and control in the hills of Appalachia. Peter Kern, interim president […]

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    WGN America Renews ‘Underground’ for Season Two

    WGN America has ordered a second season of scripted drama “Underground,” which tells the story of revolutionaries of the Underground Railroad who use their ingenuity, will and power to attempt the greatest escape in history despite the dire consequences that awaited them on the other side. Debuting on March 9, the 10-episode second season order […]

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    WGN America Launches ‘Underground’ Mobile App

    Period drama “Underground” on WGN America now has a dedicated custom mobile app available for free download on iPhone, iPad and on Android phones. Featuring all things “Underground,” the app includes exclusive behind-the-scenes videos, information and regularly updated content that subscribers can download, integrate and share across their Twitter, Facebook and Instagram profiles. Fans can […]

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    Wednesday Final Nationals: ‘Underground’ Draws Largest-Ever Same-Day Cume Audience for a WGN America Original

    A special 2-hour best-of-auditions edition of “The Voice” powered NBC to win Wednesday — the network’s third consecutive night victory among total viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54. NBC also took top honors among adults 18-34 (0.9 rating/4 share). The second season premiere of NBC’s critically-acclaimed sitcom “The Carmichael Show” returned to similar figures from […]

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    WGN America Cancels Drama ‘Manhattan’

    WGN America will not move forward on a third season of scripted drama “Manhattan,” which was set at the time of the Manhattan Project and focused on Los Alamos, New Mexico, a town the outside world knows nothing about. It debuted on July 27, 2014, and the now official final episode was on Dec. 15, […]

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