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WGN America’s Underground fought the good fight, but unfortunately the cable outlet has decided that, going forward, the program would not make a good fit. Apparently there’s nothing about the program, per se, that would qualify it for cancellation. However, the decision comes as parent company Tribune Media is being bought for $3.9 billion by Sinclair […]

In the season two penultimate episode of WGN America’s heart-pounding, scripted series Underground, freedom is at stake and new alliances must be forged in a riveting test of personal will and character. Written by Misha Green and Joe Pokaski and directed by Lawrence Trilling, Cato (Alano Miller) takes extreme measures to prove his loyalty to […]

 As Underground winds down to its conclusion this season, we have another episode to check out. Every week has been yet more suspense about the fate of the Macon 7 – or what’s left of them. This has been a pretty tough season for Cato, Rosalee and Ernestine, but hey, slavery is a pretty damn […]

Our Underground recapper has moved on to another gig, but we want to keep the Underground recaps happening. However, for this week at least, we are going to give it over to our friends over at Vulture to handle the recap of Season 2, Episode 7 episode “28.”  Check back next week for the latest update […]

Women’s History Month is winding down but the stars of Underground are still celebrating it. On the show this season, actress Aisha Hinds plays Harriet Tubman, the iconic woman who brought hundreds of slaves to freedom. Aisha talked about playing the role and other cast members share their favorite women of history. Check it out […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — Harriet Tubman hasn’t just been chosen to appear on the new $20 bill. She’ll also be playing a major role in the WGN America drama series “Underground” for its second season. She will be portrayed by Aisha Hinds, WGN American announced Wednesday. Hinds has appeared in “Under the Dome,” ”True Blood,” […]

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Satellite TV provider DISH is implementing similar tacts “that the old south employed when enacting laws that counted African-Americans as three-fifths of a man,” Rev. Jesse Jackson says. The civil rights leader has fired off a letter in which he comments on the battle between DISH and WGN, the network behind the acclaimed slavery drama […]

Jussie Smollett won’t be the only one in his family to grace the small screen in 2016. His once better known sister Jurnee Smollet-Bell is headling a new show coming to WGN in early 2016. Underground tells the story of a slave escape in the 1800’s and co-stars Aldis Hodge (Straight Outta Compton, The Game’s […]