WGN America’s new show ‘Underground’ brings story of Underground Railroad to life

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You probably studied the Underground Railroad in school, but you still may not know much about how slaves risked their lives for a chance to have freedom.

A new show from FOX8's parent network, WGN America, brings that story to life.

FOX8's Shannon Smith talked to the creators and cast about the new show "Underground."

To find out when you can see "Underground" in your area visit WGN America's website. The website also has a list of channels based on your cable provider.

Actors in 'Underground' have NC ties: 

Story of 'Underground' has ties to Piedmont