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Salem

salem01Network: WGN America
Episodes: Ongoing (hour)
Seasons: Ongoing

TV show dates: April 20, 2014 — TBD
Series status: Has not been cancelled

Performers include: Janet Montgomery, Shane West, Seth Gabel, Ashley Madekwe, Tamzin Merchant, Elise Eberle, Xander Berkeley, and Iddo Goldberg.

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TV show description:
A supernatural and historical drama, this TV show is set in the 17th century in colonial Massachusetts. During a significant time in the history of American politics, religion and society, this series tells the story behind the infamous witch trials.

Salem Village and Salem Town feuded over property, grazing rights and church rights. The government was dominated by Puritan leaders. People were scrutinized closely and this resulted in discord. They were afraid of being persecuted for anything that may offend the Puritan mindset and the word “witch” was an easy and appropriate curse hurled at someone who behaved abnormally.

In Salem, the witches are a part of day-to-day life, but they are not who or what they seem to be. Mary Sibley (Janet Montgomery) is the most powerful witch of Salem and her secrets threaten her position of power. Mary is the wife of George Sibley (Michael Mulheren), the ailing, wealthy head of the Selectmen of Salem.

While leading a double life, Mary depends on her faithful servant and friend, mysterious Tituba (Ashley Madekwe), to carry out her agenda. Mary is ruthless, yet vulnerable; her world is torn into two when Salem’s native son, John Alden (Shane West) returns after many years at war. John and Mary were lovers before he left the Puritan town of Salem.

John takes on the role of being the voice of reason in this town that’s obsessed with witch hunts and unexplained phenomena. He realizes that suspicion and fear result in innocent people being victimized. Cotton Mather (Seth Gabel) is a well-educated local aristocrat who leads the witch hunt, preaches from the Bible, and visits a brothel in the evenings.

John and Mary find themselves in the middle of a romance while Cotton’s witch hunt engulfs the town in hysteria and horror, and the supernatural.
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Series Finale

Episode #TBD
This TV series has not ended yet.
First aired: TBD

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What do you think? Do you like the Salem TV series? Do you think it should be cancelled or renewed for another season?

 

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Chris December 2, 2014 at 9:47 am

You have to keep this show going!!!

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Derk Biggs November 23, 2014 at 4:11 pm

This Show is awesome keep it PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Stan November 19, 2014 at 2:29 pm

Very good show! Make more please!!

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SamiSue November 19, 2014 at 2:20 am

Please don’t cancel this fabulous show! More more more!

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Kassie November 18, 2014 at 11:19 pm

I love it keep it going:) we need a season 2

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Bobbie Brandon November 18, 2014 at 9:56 pm

I/we love this show! It is very well written and superbly acted! So impressed with WGN! Please keep up this great story and PLEASE keep Salem on! No cancelation please!

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Yesi November 16, 2014 at 8:41 pm

Please don’t cancel it it’s really interesting watched it on Netflix I have to find out what happens.

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Junior November 16, 2014 at 8:17 pm

Only a fool would cancel !!!

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Lori Bay November 15, 2014 at 3:09 pm

Do not cancel. Might bring you many years of bad luck! Love the show

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Bob November 15, 2014 at 1:21 pm

Definitely renew.

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Vicky November 13, 2014 at 10:30 pm

I just started watching it on Netflix. I really enjoyed it. Hope they keep it as it sure looks like a winner to me.
Can’t wait to see the next season..And I will recommend this to my family.

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hugo November 12, 2014 at 10:31 pm

It should be renewed. It exciting an has a good story line. Keep it on.

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Amy reynolds November 9, 2014 at 9:33 pm

Please do not cancel this show and when does it start back playing?

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