Underground will be back for a second season!
Underground, the critically acclaimed first-year drama about the Underground Railroad and the most-watched original scripted series ever for WGN America, has been renewed for a second season.
The network announced Monday that Underground will return for a 10-episode second season in 2017. Production will get under way this summer for the series, which hails from Sony Pictures Television and Tribune Studios
Created by Misha Green and Joe Pokaski, Underground averages 3 million total viewers on Wednesday nights this season, according to Nielsens live plus-7 estimates. It grows on average from its same-day numbers by roughly 130%, and is the No. 6-rated scripted series premiere for any cable drama this season. Last week, it was Wednesdays No. 1 original scripted cable series across all key demos in live plus-3 ratings.