WGN America to premiere ‘Prime Crime’ line-up including ‘Person of Interest’ and ‘Elementary’

Posted at 12:09 PM, Aug 31, 2015
and last updated 2015-08-31 12:09:31-04

LOS ANGELES — “Person of Interest” and “Elementary” will premiere this week on WGN America as part of the network’s “Prime Crime” lineup.

WGN America is the exclusive cable destination for TV’s most popular procedurals. “Elementary” and “Person of Interest” premiere Monday, August 31 and Tuesday, September 1, respectively.

“Airing weekdays, back-to-back, starting at 7:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. CT, the two hit crime dramas join fan-favorite “Blue Bloods,” in the new programming block that kicks off with a binge-worthy 100-episode event. Over the first two weeks, a total of 100 installments of “Elementary” and “Person of Interest” will give viewers the opportunity to watch these compelling series from the very beginning, diving into the cases and capers that have unfolded since their television debuts. WGN America acquired the exclusive off-network rights to the coveted dramas in 2014.”


Programming lineup:
Monday, August 31 (7:00 pm – 1:00 a.m./ET)
“Elementary” debuts with six back-to-back episodes

Tuesday, September 1 (7:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m./ET)
“Person of Interest” debuts with three back-to-back episodes, followed by three episodes of “Elementary”

Labor Day Marathon, Monday, September 7 (1:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m./ET)
12-hour marathon features episodes of both “Elementary” and “Person of Interest”