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  1. The Story Behind Insecure’s Prime-time Soap-Parody Due NorthThe show-within-a-show stars Regina Hall and Scott Foley.
  2. Jurnee Smollett-Bell Got Great Career Advice From Samuel L. JacksonThe Underground actress was 9 at the time.
  3. canceled shows
    Sources Say Sony Is Working Hard to Save Underground Following CancellationThe CEO of the network’s parent company is “repositioning WGN America for profitable growth.”
  4. overnights
    Underground Season-Finale Recap: Born FreeThe specter of death and danger in Underground is heartbreaking.
  5. overnights
    Underground Recap: Civil Shepherd“Ain’t nothin’ great ever happen based on fear or sense.”
  6. overnights
    Underground Recap: Macon HasteUnderground is most indispensable when it’s unsentimental.
  7. overnights
    Underground Recap: Heart of GlassA terse and tense episode heightens the risk for everyone’s path to freedom.
  8. overnights
    Behind Aisha Hinds’s Hour-long Harriet Tubman Monologue on Underground“I was so afraid to consume any other information in the world because I didn’t have space.”
  9. overnights
    Underground Recap: Horse of a Different ColorEven in the darkest times, it’s necessary to find lightness when you can.
  10. overnights
    Underground Recap: Fight for Your RightAlano Miller’s performance in “Nok Aaut” is a revelation.
  11. chat room
    Jurnee Smollett-Bell on Making Underground’s Most Intense Episode While Pregnant“I felt this privilege that my child is actually coming along with me in this tribute I’m paying to my ancestors.”
  12. overnights
    Underground Recap: Black Rose“Ache” is Jurnee Smollett-Bell’s Kill Bill episode.
  13. overnights
    Underground Recap: Cannon FodderNoah is unwittingly led into hostile territory.
  14. overnights
    Underground Recap: Hawkes and Doves“Contrabrand” zooms out to show us the literal landscape of slavery.
  15. important sartorial news
    Here’s John Legend as Frederick Douglass, Who Is Being Recognized More and MoreThe legendary abolitionist will make a cameo in season two.
  16. exclusive
    Watch the Trailer for Underground’s Second SeasonPremiering on March 8.
  17. new york comic con 2016
    34 Photos of Your Favorite Stars Backstage at New York Comic Con 2016With Peter Capaldi, Andy Serkis, Kevin Smith, and many more. 
  18. casting couch
    John Legend to Guest-Star As Frederick Douglass in WGN’s UndergroundHe’ll play a famous abolitionist in season two.
  19. the industry
    John Legend Developing Black Wall Street SeriesFrom the people who brought you Underground.
  20. overnights
    Underground Recap: Devil’s SnareThe Hawkses’ safehouse isn’t freedom. It’s purgatory.
  21. books
    The Genius of Don DeLillo’s Post-Underworld WorkIn his new novel Zero K, the 79-year-old has built a temple to house all his ghosts.
  22. overnights
    Underground Recap: ‘We Can Survive Anything’How long can Underground toe the line between entertainment and historical reverence?
  23. overnights
    Underground Recap: AmbushedThe Macon escapees are hiding out in Indian territory, but they’re far from safe.
  24. overnights
    Underground Recap: Baptism A preacher’s arrival on the Macon plantation won’t lead to redemption.
  25. overnights
    Underground Recap: All’s FairOn this journey to freedom, no one makes it through unscathed.
  26. What’s Going on at WGN America?How the Chicago sports channel rebranded itself.
  27. overnights
    Underground Recap: You Come Back“Firefly” delivers on this show’s promising premise.
  28. overnights
    Underground Recap: A Day of RestIs Rosalee fit for life on the run? Is Noah?
  29. overnights
    Underground Recap: Run With MeTwo episodes in, Underground already feels like it’s off to the races.
  30. overnights
    Underground Series Premiere Recap: The Road to FreedomIf you’ve watched Roots or read Beloved, this story will seem familiar.
  31. tv review
    Underground Is a Gripping Drama About SlaveryBut far from a great one.