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WGN's first scripted series "Salem" debuts big for network

Editor’s note: WGN is one of the weird cable networks that only transmits shows once, so Salem, which airs at 10 p.m. eastern time, aired at 7 p.m. 496 more words


'Salem' premiere recap: 99 problems, but a witch ain't one

Season 1 | Episode 1 | “The Vow” | Aired Apr 20, 2014

I’ll give you three reasons to watch WGN America’s new scripted drama about the Salem witch trials: 1) Shane West, 2) great wigs, and 3) I guarantee you will see things on this show that you will never find anywhere else on television. 1,649 more words

Behind The Scenes Of Tribune's New TV Series "Salem"

(Shreveport, LA) There’s a lot of buzz about a new TV show called “Salem,” and chances are you’ve possibly wondered what it’s all about.

“Salem” is a new original drama airing on WGN America, which is owned by Tribune, WREG-TV’s parent company. 645 more words


Salem : Will you be watching?

The good souls of Salem will drown themselves in innocent blood.

Everyone has heard of the Salem witch trials and this Sunday the story will be retold on…

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TV Review: 'Salem'

Marking WGN’s concerted foray into original series, “Salem” wants to have it both ways. This late-17th-century dive into the Salem, Mass., witch trials paints the Puritans as hypocritical scolds, yet also embraces the notion that there really were witches operating at the time, which makes their capital punishments seem a little less crazed and paranoid — never mind that it runs counter to the rather more dull historical record and lessons learned about the true nature of witch hunts. 372 more words


"Salem" Behind the Scenes: Meet the Actors

You’ve seen the commercials for a spooky new thriller called Salem, but what`s it all about?

Newswatch 16`s Ryan Leckey recently went behind the scenes of this new cable TV show which is being shot in Shreveport, Louisiana. 97 more words

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'Salem' gives twist to historic witch trials

SALT LAKE CITY — The new series “Salem” tells the story of the historic witch trials with a twist.

The show from WGN America graphically portrays what things might have been like. 61 more words