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The epic escape story of the Underground Railroad is told through the point of view of a group of plantation slaves who band together for the fight of their lives.

Premiered: March 9, 2016

Rating: TV-MA

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John Legend

Underground's John Legend Talks About Playing Frederick Douglass

The news that John Legend would be playing author, abolitionist and American hero Frederick Douglass on WGN America's hit Underground was as surprising to him as it was to some of us; as he says in this exclusive video with TVGuide.com, "I never imag… Read more

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The White Whale Season 1, Episode 10 May 11, 2016 Subscription

John (Marc Blucas) and Elizabeth (Jessica De Gouw) hatch an audacious plan to help the runners escape and avoid exposing their role in the Underground Railroad

BLACK & BLUE Season 1, Episode 9 May 4, 2016 $1.99

Rescuing a member of the Macon 7 turns into a deadly mission; John and Elizabeth challenge each others' choices.

Grave Season 1, Episode 8 Apr 27, 2016 Paid

In the face of near-certain death, the runners decide their only hope is a suicidal attempt to hide in plain sight. Meanwhile, Ernestine confronts her worst fear.

CRADLE Season 1, Episode 7 Apr 20, 2016 $2.99

Innocence is lost when children are forced to face the harsh realities of the world

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The White Whale
Everyone must pay for their sins when the day of reckoning arrives.
01:00 — See the pulse-pounding trailer for the new escape thriller, "Underground" featuring the music of Kanye West. The original series premieres Wednesday (more…)
01:00 — See all new scenes from the action-packed new season of Underground.

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Wed Mar 8 12:00pm
The Macon 7(Season 1, Episode 1) WGNA

The epic escape story of the Underground Railroad is told through the point of view of a group of plantation slaves who band together for the fight of their lives in the series premiere.

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Wed Mar 8 1:06pm
War Chest(Season 1, Episode 2) WGNA

At the same time John and Elizabeth step into a strange new world, a plantation dance becomes the perfect distraction for a heist.

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Wed Mar 8 2:05pm
The Lord's Day(Season 1, Episode 3) WGNA

The timetable for escape is agreed upon; and Rosalee is tasked with the most important part of the plan.

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John Legend
John Legend Will Play Frederick Douglass on Underground

He'll appear in an episode airing in 2017.

Amirah Vann as Ernestine and Reed Diamond as Tom Macon, Underground
Underground Mega Buzz: Ernestine Meets a New Foe

WGN America's escape thriller will be completely different when it returns in 2017.