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MOTHERLAND: FORT SALEM
Air Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Time Slot: 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST on FREEFORM
Episode Title: (#1001) "Say the Words"
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"Motherland: Fort Salem" Season 1

March 18 (9:00-10:00 p.m. EDT) - Episode #1001 - "Say the Words" - SERIES PREMIERE

Set in an alternate America where witches ended their persecution over 300 years ago by cutting a deal with the burgeoning government to fight for their country, the series follows three young women from basic training in combat magic into early deployment. In this world, the traditional roles of gender and power are flipped, with the more dominant women on the front lines fighting looming terrorist threats that are familiar to our world, but with supernatural tactics and weapons.

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MOTHERLAND: FORT SALEM (FREEFORM)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
3/18/20 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (spring 2020)
TIME SLOT:
wednesdays from 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (10 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from Freeform's press release, January 2020) At today's Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour, Freeform announced WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18 (9:00 p.m. EDT/PDT), as the premiere date for the highly anticipated new drama "Motherland: Fort Salem," from creator and executive producer Eliot Laurence ("Claws") and executive producers Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Kevin Messick. The network also released a new trailer, key art and gallery art for the series. Set in an alternate, present-day America where witches ended their persecution 300 years ago by cutting a deal with the burgeoning U.S. government to fight for their country, "Motherland: Fort Salem" follows three young women from basic training in combat magic into terrifying and thrilling early deployment. In this world, the traditional roles of gender and power are flipped, with women on the front lines fighting looming terrorist threats that are strikingly familiar to our world, but with supernatural tactics and weapons. Taylor Hickson ("Deadly Class") portrays Raelle, a reluctant recruit with major authority issues whose mother recently died in the line of duty. Jessica Sutton ("The Kissing Booth") is Tally, a kind, strong-willed and curious witch who enlisted despite her mother's passionate disapproval. Ashley Nicole Williams plays Abigail, an unquestionably alpha, smart, driven and courageous witch who hails from the upper echelons of military witch society and is excited to be joining the ranks of the witches' army. Amalia Holm ("Playground") rounds out the young witch recruits playing Scylla, a playful yet dark and mischievous recruit who is not what she appears to be. Demetria McKinney ("The Saints and Sinners") plays Anacostia, a tough but wryly humorous drill sergeant whose chief concern is keeping the young recruits alive through basic training. Lyne Renee ("Deep State") recurs as General Sarah Alder, the highest-ranking officer in the Armed Forces and the only leader the witches have ever known.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Amalia Holm as Scylla
· Ashley Nicole Williams as Abigail
· Demetria McKinney as Anacostia
· Jessica Sutton as Tally
· Kai Bradbury as Gerit
· Sarah Yarkin as Libba Swythe
· Taylor Hickson as Raelle
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Kelcey Mawema as Abigail (Original Pilot)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Adam McKay as EP
· Eliot Laurence as CRTR/EP
· Kevin Messick as EP
· Maria Maggenti as EP
· Steven A. Adelson as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Will Ferrell as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Freeform Studios
· Gary Sanchez Productions