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WGN America Sets Premiere Date for Religious Crime Drama Pure!

Pure – Key Art courtesy of WGN America.

The insular world of the Mennonite community and the double life that one pastor must adopt to protect his family from a crime syndicate is the setting for WGN America’s new crime series Pure.

Pure – based on the real life Mennonite Mob – is set to premiere on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 (10/9C). Check out the trailer below.

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Prime Crime Trailers: WGN America Adds 100 Code, Shoot the Messenger and Pure To Its Prime Crime Lineup!

L to R: Dominic Monaghan as Tommy Conley and the late Michael Nyqvist as Mikael Eklund in “100 Code”; Elyse Levesque as Daisy Channing and Simon Olenski as Lucas Bryant in “Shoot the Messenger”; and Gord Rand as Abel Funk, Ryan Robbins as Noah Funk and Dylan Taylor as Joey Epp in “Pure.”

While WGN America might have gotten out of the ‘premiere series’ game, that hasn’t meant it’s abandoning original scripted programming.

Following its acquisition of Anna Paquin’s Bellvue, WGN America has acquired a trio of shows for its ‘Prime Crime’ slate: 100 Code, Shoot the Messenger and Pure. Read on to check out trailers for all four shows – which will premiere in 2018.

100 Code finds Dominic Monaghan’s New York homicide detective tracking a serial killer to Stockholm; Shoot the Messenger follows Elyse Levesque’s reporter becoming part of her story when she witnesses a homicide, and Pure follows a newly-elected Mennonite pastor trying to rid his community of drugs but is in over head.

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