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Nobody Shot at Me: Shoot the Messenger First Look Video!

Shoot the Messenger – (L-R) Detective Kevin Lutz (Lyriq Bent), Simon Olenski (Lucas Bryant), Mary Foster (Alex Kingston) and Daisy Channing (Elyse Levesque) – Photo courtesy of WGN America.

Centering on the complex relationships between crime reporters and the police, “Shoot the Messenger” follows Daisy Channing (Elyse Levesque), a young reporter trying to balance a messy personal life with a burgeoning career. Things begin to go sideways for Daisy when she witnesses a murder she thinks is gang related.

WGN America has released a first look video in which series creator Jennifer Holness and the show’s stars introduce the characters and basic plot.

Shoot the Messenger premieres on Monday, February 26th (10/9C).

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Connection to Murder Trailer: Shoot the Messenger!

Shoot the Messenger – Daisy Channing (Elyse Levesque) and Lucas Bryant (Simon Olenski) – Photo courtesy of WGN America.

WGN America has released a teaser trailer for the limited series, “Shoot the Messenger,” which is slated to premiere early 2018. The eight-part, one-hour series stars Elyse Levesque (“Orphan Black”) as Daisy Channing, Lyriq Bent (“The Book of Negroes”) as Kevin Lutz, Lucas Bryant (“Haven”) as Simon Olenski and Alex Kingston (“Doctor Who,” “ER”) as Mary Foster.

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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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