“Watching #UndergroundWGN and can’t give this show enough praise. My heart just got ripped outta my chest. Great television. Simply great.” Jurnee Smollett, Angela Bassett, and More, Attend Star-Studded Premiere of ‘Underground’ Underground audiences weren’t the only ones thrilled about the show. Matt Cherness, president and general manager of WGN America and Tribune Studios stated, “We couldn’t be happier with the outstanding performance of ‘Underground,’ but the overwhelmingly positive response of the audience to this story about the unsung American heroes of the Underground Railroad is even more gratifying.” “The talented creators Misha Green and Joe Pokaski, along with the producers and an amazing cast and crew, have created something truly special.” WANT MORE FROM ESSENCE? Subscribe to our daily newsletter for the latest in hair, beauty, style and celebrity news.
Watching #UndergroundWGN and can’t give this show enough praise. My heart just got ripped outta my chest. Great television. Simply great— Gabrielle Union (@itsgabrielleu) March 10, 2016