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[06/27/18 - 10:00 AM]
Alyson Hannigan Joins "Pure" in WGN America's Upcoming Mennonite Crime Drama
She will play "Esther Dunkel," a lapsed Mennonite who is nobody's fool and has been helping her lawyer-boyfriend funnel a fortune in cartel cash through a local bank.

[04/05/18 - 10:02 AM]
WGN America Picks Up Second Season of Mennonite Crime Drama, "Pure"
"'Pure'" is a stand-out scripted drama series with powerful characters and intense conflict in a very unique world," said Gavin Harvey.

[08/08/17 - 09:47 AM]
WGN America Announces Arresting 2018 "Prime Crime" Programming Slate
"Shoot the Messenger," "Pure" and "100 Code" will join the previously announced "Bellevue."

[04/12/17 - 05:57 AM]
Cineflix Media's New Crime Drama Series "Pure" to Make U.S. Debut on Hulu
"Pure" is the story of a Mennonite pastor trying to protect his family and preserve his faith while battling drug trafficking within his community.







PURE (WGN)
Returns in TBA 2019 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
7/7/17 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2018/2019 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (??? episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2018-19 season (the show's second) on 4/5/18
DESCRIPTION:
(from WGN America's press release, April 2018) WGN America is excited to announce that the much-anticipated thrilling crime drama, "Pure," has been greenlit for a second season. With season one of the series premiere slated to debut on WGN America in early 2019, "Pure" stars Ryan Robbins ("Arrow," "The Killing") as Noah Funk and Alex Paxton-Beesley ("The Strain") as Anna Funk. "'Pure'" is a stand-out scripted drama series with powerful characters and intense conflict in a very unique world," said Gavin Harvey, President of WGN America. "We are fully committed to this riveting series and knew we wanted to extend the story before the first episode even hits our air." The series takes us deep inside a closed, secretive subculture through the eyes of a conflicted, good-hearted man trying to protect his family and preserve his faith. Inspired by true events, "Pure" is the journey of Noah Funk, a newly elected Mennonite pastor, who is determined to rid his community of the scourge of drugs and its nefarious ties to a trans-border smuggling alliance with ruthless Mexican cocaine cartels. Just when he thinks he's won, Noah and his wife Anna are thrust headlong into a desperate world of violence, greed, and betrayal. The first season will debut in early 2019, and the second season is scheduled to begin production in Nova Scotia later this spring.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· A.J. Buckley
· Alex Paxton-Beesley
· Peter Outerbridge
· Rosie Perez
· Ryan Robbins
CREW INFORMATION:
· Brett Burlock as EP
· David MacLeod as EP
· Ken Girotti as DIR (Pilot)
· Michael Amo as CRTR/EP
· Peter Emerson as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Cineflix Media
· Two East Productions