‘UNDERGROUND’ Premiere Shatters Records as WGN’s Most-Watched Program

Underground, Season 1, Episode 105 Photo Credit: /Sony Pictures Television

Underground, Season 1, Episode 105
Photo Credit: /Sony Pictures Television

In case you missed it, we’re just letting you know that original series ‘UNDERGROUND,’ is a mega hit– And here are the numbers to prove it.

 The Escape thriller delivers a record breaking performance for  WGN America with 3.5 million total viewers and 1.5 million adults 25-54,  shattering records as the most watched program in nearly 18 years on WGN America. 

From creators and executive producers Misha Green and Joe Pokaski, and executive producer and Academy Award®-winner John Legend, the 10-episode, hour-long program tells the unflinching story of a group of courageous men and women who band together for the fight of their lives – for their families, their future and their freedom.  In all-new episode of “Underground,” “War Chest,” airing WEDNESDAY, March 16 (10:00 p.m. ET/PT), a plantation dance becomes the perfect distraction for a heist while John and Elizabeth step into a strange new world.

The celebrated cast of “Underground” includes Jurnee Smollett-Bell (“True Blood,” “Friday Night Lights”), Aldis Hodge (“Straight Outta Compton”), Christopher Meloni (“Sin City: A Dame to Kill For”), Alano Miller (“Jane The Virgin”), ‎Jessica de Gouw (“Arrow,” “Dracula”), Marc Blucas (“Buffy the Vampire Slayer”), ‎Adina Porter (“The 100”), Mykelti Williamson (“Justified,” “24”), ‎Amirah Vann (“Girls,” “And So It Goes”), Johnny Ray Gill (“Rectify”), Chris Chalk (“Gotham”), Reed Diamond (“Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”), Theodus Crane (“The Walking Dead”), James Lafferty (“One Tree Hill”), Renwick Scott (“Treme”) and Jussie Smollett (“Empire”).

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 08: (L-R) Executive producer John Legend and actors Amirah Vann, Aldis Hodge, Alano Miller, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Jessica de Gouw and Chris Meloni of WGN America's Underground poses in the Getty Images Portrait Studio at the 2016 Winter Television Critics Association press tour at the Langham Hotel on January 8, 2016 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Maarten de Boer/Getty Images)

PASADENA, CA – JANUARY 08: (L-R) Executive producer John Legend and actors Amirah Vann, Aldis Hodge, Alano Miller, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Jessica de Gouw and Chris Meloni of WGN America’s Underground poses in the Getty Images Portrait Studio at the 2016 Winter Television Critics Association press tour at the Langham Hotel on January 8, 2016 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Maarten de Boer/Getty Images)

 

 

 

 

 

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