"At WGN America, we are committed to delivering compelling, brand-defining programming rich with fascinating characters and Salem has done just that," Cherniss said in a statement. "Brannon Braga, Adam Simon, the talented cast and our great partners at Fox 21 have opened up an intriguing world that has captivated viewers. We look forward to bringing more great storytelling, scares and surprises to viewers as the saga unfolds."
"I could not be more thrilled or more proud of our cast, writers and crew who made this show come alive," said Braga. "The fans have been fantastic and we plan to continue keeping them on the edge of their seats."
The series follows Captain John Alden, who returns from war to find his hometown of Salem in the grip of a witch panic, a synopsis said.
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