Underground is an American television period drama series created by Misha Green and Joe Pokaski about the Underground Railroad in Antebellum Georgia.
The Underground Railroad was a network of secret routes and safe houses established in the United States during the early-to-mid 19th century, and used by African-American slaves to escape into free states and Canada with the aid of abolitionists and allies who were sympathetic to their cause.
Joe Pokaski is a writer and television producer known for his work on the television series Marvel's Cloak & Dagger, as well as the television series Underground and Heroes.
Misha Green is an American television writer and producer, best known as creator and executive producer of the historical period drama Underground.
Faruk Sabanci feat. Mariama - The Underground (Official Video) by Time Records
The show debuted March 9, 2016, on WGN America.
WGN America is an American subscription television network that is owned by the Nexstar Media Group, and is the company's only wholly owned, national cable-originated television channel.
The Underground Thieves - "Whole Lotta Money" [Official Music Video] by The Underground Thieves
On April 25, 2016, WGN renewed the show for a 10-episode second season, that premiered on March 8, 2017.
On May 30, 2017, it was announced that WGN had canceled the show after two seasons.