‘Salem’ gives twist to historic witch trials

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SALT LAKE CITY -- The new series “Salem” tells the story of the historic witch trials with a twist.

The show from WGN America graphically portrays what things might have been like. The lead characters “John” and “Mary,” played by Shane West and Janet Montgomery, are reunited when John returns to Salem after seven years at war.

Watch the clip above for interviews with the actors and sneak peeks of the show set to premiere April 20.