About the show

A new four-part docudrama, Witches of Salem, chronologically unravels the rapid descent of a town into madness, capturing the day-to-day hysteria that unfolds and puts an affluent New England community under siege. From reports of possession by the devil, to mass arrests, sensational trials and public hangings, each hour-long episode is an in-depth account of the eight months of “satanic panic” that overtook an otherwise sleepy Massachusetts village.

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In 1692, Salem, Massachusetts erupted into madness. A series of witchcraft accusations, prosecutions and hearings unfolded over the next year. Witches of Salem, a four-part docudrama, offers an in depth retelling of the events that took place in the once sleepy town of Salem. Tune in Sundays at 10|9c.

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