‘Underground’ Releases Explosive Season 2 Teaser, Sets Premiere Date

Harriet Tubman becomes central figure in sophomore season of WGN America drama

“Underground,” the WGN America drama centered around runaway slaves, released the first teaser trailer for Season 2 on Tuesday along with its premiere date.

The series will premiere its second season on March 8 at 10 p.m. ET. In the teaser, we also get our first look at Aisha Hinds as legendary Underground Railroad conductor Harriet Tubman and Sadie Stratton as notorious slave catcher Patty Cannon.

The 10-episode second season follows our heroes in a divided America on the brink of civil war, each side vying to enact their own justice.

Returning cast for Season 2 includes Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Aldis Hodge, Jessica de Gouw, Alano Miller, Christopher Meloni, Amirah Vann, and Marc Blucas.

From Sony Pictures Television, “Underground” is created and written by Misha Green and Joe Pokaski, who serve as executive producers alongside Emmy-nominated director Anthony Hemingway; Academy Award-winning writer Akiva Goldsman of Weed Road Pictures; Tory Tunnell and Joby Harold of Safehouse Pictures; John Legend, Mike Jackson and Ty Stiklorius of Get Lifted Film Co; and Mark Taylor.

Watch the teaser.