What to Watch on Sunday: WGN enters original drama game with ‘Salem’

Posted by Brooke Cain on April 20, 2014 

“Salem,” a new drama set during the Salem witch panic, debuts Sunday on WGN.

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Salem (10pm, WGN) - In the premiere of a new supernatural drama (WGN’s first original series) set in the 17th century, John Alden returns from war to discover the woman he left behind is now married to another man and that his hometown of Salem, Mass., is in the midst of a witch panic.

Also on tonight . . .

The Good Wife (9pm, CBS) - Florrick/Agos represents an NSA whistle-blower and learns that the agency has been monitoring the firm and Alicia’s personal life. Also, Louis Canning ( Michael J. Fox) joins Lockhart/Gardner, and Alicia goes to the State’s Attorney when he tries to make Finn a scapegoat in the Jeffrey Grant case.

In My Dreams (9pm, ABC) - In this Hallmark Hall of Fame movie, a restaurant owner and an architect, each pining for love, cast pennies into a magical fountain known for bringing lovers together. Soon, they begin having dreams about each other, but they only have a seven-day window to meet in the real world before the magic spell expires.

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (9pm, Fox) - A look at the work of geochemist Clair Patterson, who calculated the age of the Earth -- 4.5 billion years -- using a uranium-lead dating method, and also drew attention to the dangers of lead in the atmosphere and the food chain.

Mad Men (10pm, AMC) - Peggy receives flowers at the office and Pete navigates the politics of new business.

Tracy Morgan: Bona Fide (10pm, Comedy Central) - A one-hour stand-up special in which Tracy Morgan, former star of “Saturday Night Live” and “30 Rock,” talks about growing up in the projects and the time Prince threw him out of his house after a party.

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