Jussie Smollett goes ‘Underground’

The 10-episode, hour-long program tells the unflinching story of a group of courageous men and women who band together for the fight of their lives – for their families, their future and their freedom.

Underground, Season 1, Episode 104

“Empire’s” Jussie Smollett will guest star in WGN America’s hit series “Underground,” marking the first time in 20 years that Smollett will appear in the same series as his younger sister Jurnee Smollett-Bell.

Smollett (pictured above) will play Josey, a wild eyed runaway, in the upcoming episode, “Firefly,” which premieres Wednesday, March 30. 

[WGN America premieres new series ‘Underground’]

“Underground” has delivered a remarkable 3 million total viewers on Wednesday nights and is the network’s highest performing original drama ever.  The hit freshman show which follows a group of slaves who escape a plantation is the #6 highest-rated cable series premiere of the 2015-16 Broadcast TV season.

“Underground” airs Wednesday, March 30 at 10:00 p.m.on WGN America.

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