Tuesday, December 13, 2016

WGN America's 'Salem' to End After 3 Seasons

WGN America is bringing its first scripted series Salem to an end with its current third season. The upcoming season finale on Wednesday, January 18 will now serve as the series finale.

In its third season, the drama starred Janet Montgomery, Shane West, Seth Gabel, Tamzin Merchant, Ashley Madekwe, Elise Eberle, Iddo Goldberg, Oliver Bell and Joe Doyle.

Brannon Braga and Adam Simon created the drama. They executive produced with David Von Ancken, Kelly Souders, Josh S. Barry, Jeff Kwatinetz, Joe Menosky, Elizabeth Sarnoff, Tricia Small, Jon Harmon Feldman, Richard Shepard and Brian Wayne Peterson. Fox 21 Television Studios, Prospect Park and Beetlecod Productions produced.

"Salem is a fantastic show that greatly contributed to our successful launch into original programming," said Matt Cherniss, President, WGN America. "We thank Brannon, Adam, our talented cast and our partners at Fox 21, for entrusting us with their unique and remarkable vision for the world of Salem. We also thank the fans for their loyal support of the show."

"We are grateful to WGN America and Fox 21 for being terrific partners and giving us free reign to create a satisfying conclusion - one we believe respects our love of storytelling and the show's passionate fans," added Braga and Simon. "We knew this would be the third and final season and were able to craft an exciting climax to Mary's transformational saga. It was a magical experience to create Salem and we want to thank every producer, writer, director, actor and crew member, for all they have done to help us bring the world of Salem to life."