For our money, there are few shows on TV right now that top WGN America’s “Salem” in terms of sheer WTF-ness. If you’re a fellow heathen, then check out this preview of Episode 1.08, “Departures,” and count the days until next Sunday.
As an added bonus, we also have a video featuring series co-star Xander Berkeley answering Twitter user @MarthaCorey19’s question about how he would have fared in Salem 1692.
Look for photos and clips from Episode 1.08, “Departures,” soon!
“Salem” explores what really fueled the town’s infamous witch trials and dares to uncover the dark, supernatural truth behind them.
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The series stars Janet Montgomery as the ruthless but vulnerable Mary Sibley, Salem’s most powerful enchantress; Shane West as handsome, hardened war veteran John Alden – and Mary’s onetime love interest; Seth Gabel as local aristocrat Cotton Mather, who fans the flames of Salem’s witch hunt; Ashley Madekwe as Mary’s mysterious, carnal accomplice, Tituba; Xander Berkeley as chief politician Magistrate Hale; Tamzin Merchant as the forthright Anne Hale, an artist with a perilous attraction to Alden; Elise Eberle as the mysteriously afflicted Mercy Lewis; and Iddo Goldberg as outcast Isaac Walton.
“Salem” Episode 1.08 – “Departures” (airs 6/8/14)
The arrival of Cotton’s father rocks the town of Salem. At the same time, Mary’s power over George is compromised.
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