‘Underground’ Cast Applaud Harriet Tubman on $20 Bill

“We’re excited that we’re starting to represent our actual history,” Joe Pokaski tells TheWrap. With the news that Harriet Tubman will replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill, the cast and creators of WGN America’s Underground Railroad series “Underground” could not be happier. “We’ve always said the show ‘Underground’ is about American heroes, so to finally have not only a woman but a black woman on a monetary bill is fantastic,” co-creator Misha Green told TheWrap. … Continue reading

‘Underground’ Blazes WGN Ratings In Debut

‘Underground’ Renewed for Season 2

Underground set a record as WGN’s highest performing original series ever in its launch last night. The 10 PM airing drew 1.4M total viewers to rank No. 5 among all scripted series premieres on cable this broadcast TV season. The premiere’s  585K  adults 25-54 ranks No. 7 in the TV season that started last September. Across its four Wednesday night plays, the launch cumed 2.5M viewers, to stand as the best total-viewer opening ever for … Continue reading