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  1. Jesse Jackson Slams Dish Network's Decision to Drop WGN America as Discriminatory

    8:33 pm 6/27/2016

    "[Are they] using the same kind of math with ratings that the old south employed when enacting laws that counted African-Americans as three-fifths of a man?" asked Jackson in a letter to Dish chairman and CEO Charlie Ergen.Read more

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  2. Matthew Goode to Star in WGN America's Sci-Fi Pilot 'Roadside Picnic'

    12:00 pm 6/27/2016

    The actor is coming off turns on 'Roots,' 'The Good Wife' and the final season of 'Downton Abbey.'Read more

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  3. 'Underground' Renewed for Second Season at WGN America

    11:00 am 4/25/2016

    The drama ranks as the network's most-watched original scripted show ever.Read more

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  4. 'Outsiders' Renewed for Second Season at WGN America

    10:00 am 3/11/2016

    The drama hails from Sony Pictures Television and is the cabler's third original drama series.Read more

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  5. TV Ratings: 'Underground' Gives WGN America a Premiere Night Best

    2:08 pm 3/10/2016

    The new drama opens with 2.5 million viewers over multiple Wednesday night plays. Read more

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  6. 'Underground': TV Review

    1:47 pm 3/7/2016

    WGN America's new drama puts a prison-break thriller spin on a story about the Underground Railroad.Read more

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  7. DC Comics' 'Scalped' Among WGN America's Pilot Orders

    9:00 am 3/7/2016

    The cable network home to 'Outsiders' has also picked up another drama pilot.Read more

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  8. 'Underground' Premiere: Cast and Creators on the "Bravest Story Never Told in American History"

    11:09 am 3/4/2016

    "The gravity of this story is so heavy. It took a lot of trust just to realize that you were safe and could let go," executive producer Anthony Hemingway told THR at the premiere of WGN America's latest drama.Read more

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  9. WGN America Chief Explains Why He Canceled 'Manhattan'

    5:00 am 2/10/2016

    Prestige pays a price as network topper Matt Cherniss reveals the complex thinking behind when to end a low-rated but critically adored show: "You have to see some momentum."Read more

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  10. 'Manhattan' Canceled After Two Seasons at WGN America

    1:00 pm 2/3/2016

    The period drama is the network's first original scripted series to get the ax.Read more

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