Women Fight Unbearable Odds in WGN America ‘Underground’

Hailing from Sony Pictures Television, “Underground” is created and written by Misha Green and Joe Pokaski.

Episode 203

In “Ache,” written by Misha Green and Joe Pokaski and directed by Anthony Hemingway, Rosalee (Jurnee Smollett-Bell) finds herself mortally wounded and must gather all her strength to find her way back to Georgia’s (Jasika Nicole).  Ernestine (Amirah Vann) remains deeply affected by the incident with Clara (DeWanda Wise) and takes shocking actions when forced by Hicks (Robert Christopher Riley)into a singing performance at the big house. Meanwhile, Patty Cannon (Sadie Stratton) turns to the only person she knows is capable of tracking Rosalee after her failed first attempt…August (Christopher Meloni).

WGN America has teamed with the National Domestic Violence Hotline and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline for public service announcements following episodes of its critically acclaimed series “Underground,” the first aired on March 15 and the second will air on Wednesday, March 22 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.  Delivered by series co-creator Misha Green and actress Amirah Vann, the PSAs address domestic violence and suicide prevention to provide a resource for viewers who may be dealing personally with these issues. Vann’s character (Ernestine) faces these struggles, which were brought to light in the season two premiere of “Underground.”

Hailing from Sony Pictures Television, “Underground” is created and written by Misha Green (“Sons of Anarchy,” “Heroes”) and Joe Pokaski (“Heroes,” “Daredevil”), who serve as Executive Producers alongside Emmy-winning director Anthony Hemingway.

WGN America’s original scripted series, “Underground,” airs Wednesday, March 22 at 10:00 p.m. (ET/PT).

Pictured: Aisha Hinds as Harriet Tubman and Jurnee Smollett-Bell as Rosalee in WGN America’s “Underground”

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