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
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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
(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
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