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[11/25/14 - 10:23 AM]
Video: WGN America Releases Spellbinding Teaser for Season Two of "Salem," Set to Return in April
In season two, the Grand Rite triggered at the end of last season is now underway and death is in the air.

[11/19/14 - 12:32 PM]
First-Look: Season Two of "Salem" Returning to WGN America to April
Get your first tease of the new season, due in April on the network.

[09/11/14 - 11:45 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 11
Updates include: HBO passes on Ryan Murphy's "Open"; Bravo pushes back season premiere of "Shahs of Sunset"; and Akiva Goldsman, Marc Haimes bring DC Comics' "Titans" to TNT.

[05/08/14 - 09:06 AM]
USA Network Announces Cast-Contingent Pilot Pick-Up for the Drama Series "Stanistan"
Plus: the network has commissioned the comedy pilot presentation "Difficult People," starring Julie Klausner and Billy Eichner.

[05/05/14 - 02:26 PM]
WGN America's Spellbinding Drama "Salem" Renewed for Second Season
The 13-episode second season will begin production later this year for a 2015 debut.

[04/21/14 - 12:37 PM]
WGN America's First Original Series "Salem" Casts a Ratings Spell with 2.3 Million Total Viewers and 886,000 Adults 18-49 on the Night
WGN America spins the numbers for Sunday, April 20.

[04/17/14 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 17
Updates include: FOX to shutter its "Animation Domination HD" block; Bret Harrison, Aaron McCusker cast in ABC's "The Astronaut Wives Club"; and Stephen Lang to recur on WGN America's "Salem."

[04/16/14 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 16
Updates include: NBC passes on David Koechner sketch comedy project; MTV's "Finding Carter" adds quartet; and Geno Segers, Afton Williamson upped to regulars on Cinemax's "Banshee."

[04/15/14 - 11:41 AM]
Video: "Salem" - First Full Season Trailer
The new series launches this Sunday, April 10 at 10:00/9:00c on WGN America.

[03/05/14 - 11:01 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 5
Updates include: Patricia Arquette to lead latest "CSI" spin-off at CBS; Diogo Morgado cast in The CW's "The Messengers"; and Penelope Ann Miller, Timothy Hutton board ABC's "American Crime."

[01/23/14 - 12:51 PM]
Video: WGN America's "Salem" First Trailer
The series - starring Janet Montgomery, Shane West, Seth Gabel and Ashley Madekwe - premieres on Sunday, April 20.

[01/12/14 - 11:32 AM]
WGN America Orders "Ten Commandments" Scripted Event Series from The Weinstein Company
Gus Van Sant, Lee Daniels, Jim Sheridan, Wes Craven and Michael Cera are among the directors on tap for the 10-part series.

[01/12/14 - 11:31 AM]
WGN America Relaunches as Destination for Original Content
New drama "Salem" to premiere Sunday, April 20 followed by "Manhattan" in July and event series "Ten Commandments."

[11/08/13 - 12:14 PM]
WGN America Announces Start of Production on First Original Scripted Series, "Salem"
Janet Montgomery, Shane West, Seth Gabel and Ashley Madekwe star in the project, due to premiere in Spring 2014.

[11/06/13 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 6
Updates include: FOX gives pilot order to "Fatrick"; Steve Carell to write and direct "Tribeca" at TBS; and Zendaya to lead Disney Channel's "Super Awesome Katy."

[11/01/13 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 1
Updates include: Vinnie Jones is the first to "Galavant" at ABC; Shane West, Tamzin Merchant join WGN America's "Salem"; and Joshua Sternin, Jennifer Ventimilia book comedies at ABC.

[10/28/13 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 28
Updates include: David Arquette to put on a "Happy Face" for Lifetime; Janet Montgomery, Xander Berkeley board WGN America's "Salem"; and Channing Tatum, A&E team for reality project.

[10/14/13 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 14
Updates include: Susan Sarandon, Eva Amurri Martino to star in NBC comedy pilot; Jessica Walter joins TV Land's "Jennifer Falls"; and Seth Gabel boards WGN America's "Salem."

[10/07/13 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 7
Updates include: Ashley Madekwe first to board WGN America's "Salem"; Beau Garrett boards Bravo's "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce"; and Amy Price-Francis cast in Amazon's "Bosch."

[08/21/13 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 21
Updates include: Nickelodeon orders six more episodes of "The Haunted Hathaways"; E! extends "The Soup Investigates"; and FX gives pilot order to animated "Bigfoot."

[08/13/13 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 13
Updates include: Lifetime greenlights "Deliverance Creek" backdoor pilot; Brendan Gleeson to lead HBO's "The Money"; and Sandra Oh to depart ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" at season's end.

[06/04/13 - 01:16 PM]
WGN America Travels Back to "Salem"; Network Orders First Original Series from FOX 21, Prospect Park and Producers Brannon Braga and Adam Simon
WGN America has ordered 13 episodes entering production this fall in for a 2014 premiere.

[07/12/12 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 12
Updates include: Bravo to develop former ABC drama "The Joneses"; Elizabeth Banks to guest on FOX's "Family Guy"; and Brannon Braga lands a potential drama at FX.







SALEM (WGN)
Returns in April 2015 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
4/20/14 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2014/2015 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (13 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2014-15 season (the show's second of 13 episodes) on 5/5/14
DESCRIPTION:
(from WGN America's press release, May 2014) WGN America has picked up a second season of its first original, scripted drama "Salem," it was announced today by Matt Cherniss, President and General Manager, WGN America and Tribune Studios. "Salem," which is being renewed three episodes into its first season, is produced by Fox 21 and co-created and written by Brannon Braga and Adam Simon, who also serve as executive producers with Jeff Kwatinetz and Josh Barry of Prospect Park and David Von Ancken. The 13-episode second season will begin production later this year for a 2015 debut. Starring Janet Montgomery, Shane West, Seth Gabel, Xander Berkeley, Ashley Madekwe, Tamzin Merchant, Elise Eberle and Iddo Goldberg, "Salem" continues for ten episodes, airing Sundays at 10 p.m. ET / 9 p.m. CT.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Ashley Madekwe as Tituba
· Elise Eberle as Mercy Lewis
· Janet Montgomery as Mary Sibley
· Seth Gabel as Cotton Mather
· Shane West as John Alden
· Tamzin Merchant as Anne Hale
· Xander Berkeley as Magistrate Hale
CREW INFORMATION:
· Adam Simon as CRTR/EP
· Brannon Braga as CRTR/EP
· Jeff Kwatinetz as EP
· Jon Feldman as CO-EP
· Josh Barry as EP
· Liz Sarnoff as CO-EP
· Richard Shepard as DIR (Pilot)
· Tricia Small as CO-EP
· Vahan Moosekian as CO-EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Fox 21
· Prospect Park