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WGN America Takes Us Behind the Scenes of Gone!

GONE – Kick Lannigan (Leven Rambin) – Photo by Curtis Baker/Courtesy of Universal Television.

WGN America has released a first look video taking us behind the scenes of its limited series Gone – which follows a small investigative team that deals exclusively with abductions.

Gone stars Chris Noth, Leven Rambin and Danny Pino. It premieres on Wednesday, February 27th (9/8C).

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WGN America Goes All In With Valentine’s Things We Do for Love Marathon!

As Willow Rosenberg once noted (on Buffy the Vampire Slayer), ‘Love makes you do the wacky!’

This year, WGN America supports that theory with a Things We Do For Love marathon beginning February 14th (9/8C). Check out the trailer below.

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WGN America Renews Canadian Detective Series Carter!

Carter – Caption (from L to R): Dave Leigh (Kristian Bruun), Harley Carter (Jerry O’Connell) and Sam Shaw (Sydney Poitier) – Photo courtesy of WGN America.

Carter revolves around Harley Carter, the star of a hit detective TV show, who decides he needs a break from Hollywood and returns to his northern hometown where he quickly discovers that his years of playing a fictional detective come in handy when he finds himself immersed in real-life mysteries.

A second season of the comedic procedural has been ordered by WGN America and Canada’s CTV. Season two details follow.

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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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WGN America Announces Premiere Date for The Disappearance!

WGN America’s six-part event series The Disappearance – starring Emmy® winner Peter Coyote, Camille Sullivan and Aden Young – centers around the sudden disappearance of a 10-year-old boy that shakes a close-knit community to its core.

The Disappearance will premiere on Thursday, July 12th. The series description follows.

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WGN Sets Premiere Date for International Crime Thriller 100 Code!

100 Code is a tense crime thriller that follows the hunt for a serial killer who targets young, blonde and blue-eyed women, found dead in fields of flowers.

The series stars Dominic Monaghan (Lost, Lord of the Rings Trilogy) as NYPD Detective Tommy Conley and the late Michael Nyqvist (John Wick, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) as by-the-book Swedish detective Mikael Eklund. Despite despising each other, they have to work together as the killings continue.

100 Code premieres on WGN America on Tuesday, May 19th (10/9C). Check out the trailer below.

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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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Happy Murderous New Year: Murder, She Wrote Premires on WGN America on New Year’s Day!

Today, WGN America announced the acquisition of “Murder She Wrote,” the classic crime drama starring six-time Golden Globe® winner, Angela Lansbury, set to launch on the network Monday, January 1 at 9:00am ET / 8:00am CT.

Kicking-off with the first four episodes from season one, and airing all 265 episodes throughout the 2018 year, the series follows mystery writer and amateur detective Jessica Fletcher (Lansbury).

Murder She Wrote episodes will air in chronological order, every weekday at 12:00pm-3:00pm ET / 11:00am-2:00pm CT.

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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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