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All In Will Be on PPV, with a "Zero Hour" on WGN America
All In: Zero Hour will be a one-hour pre-show broadcast on WGN America. "ALL IN is more than a phrase," said Cody in the press release "It's a harbinger of change for that wonderful slice of Americana we call pro-wrestling." Wait a minute A Harbinger? In any case, here's all the details from the press release: ALL IN will[...]
shoot the messenger
If you're Elyse Levesque's (Orphan Black) Daisy Channing, you really need the people who are coming after you to understand that the title of WGN America's newest limited series, Shoot the Messenger, isn't supposed to be taken literally Co-created by Jennifer Holness and Sudz Sutherland, the eight-part thriller also stars Alex Kingston (Doctor Who), Lucas Bryant (Haven)[...]
anna paquin
Coming off of a programming restructuring that resulted in the cancellation of series Underground and Outsiders, WGN America (WGNA) announced that it has acquired the U.S rights to the Canadian detective-mystery series Bellevue, starring and executive produced by Anna Paquin (True Blood). The eight-episode drama aired earlier this year on Canadian broadcaster CBC this year, and was[...]
WGN Cancels Their Most Watched Scripted Original Series
In a surprise move, WGN has announced it's cancelling it's highest rated scripted original series, Outsiders. The story of a family of outsiders living off the grid in the hills of Appalachia will air its second season finale (now series finale) on April 25 at 10 p.m Why would the next work ax it's highest rated show? Tribune Media[...]
Twilight's Alex Meraz Joins Scalped Cast As Lead Dashiell Bad Horse
The machine behind WGN's adaptation of Jason Aaron and R.M Guéra's comic book Scalped is kicking into high gear We learned last weekend that Belgian directors Bilall Fallah and Adil El Arbi will direct the pilot episode, and now the production has its lead Alex Meraz, best known for his role in the Twilight movie series, has been cast as[...]
Bilall Fallah and Adil El Arbi Will Direct WGN's Scalped Pilot
Belgian directors Bilall Fallah and Adil El Arbi have been hired to direct the pilot for WGN's adaptation of Scalped, the comic book by Jason Aaron and R.M Guéra The show, described as "a modern-day crime story set in the world of a Native American reservation, Scalped explores power, loyalty and spirituality in a community led by[...]