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Series Summary
Set against the backdrop of the greatest race against time in the history of science -- the mission to build the world's first atomic bomb in Los Alamos, N.M. -- WGN America's "Manhattan" follows the project's brilliant but flawed scientists and their families as they attempt to co-exist in a world where secrets and lies infiltrate every aspect of their lives.

Air Dates: 2014 - Present

Genres: Drama

Network: WGNAMER

  • Season 1, Ep. 13 : Perestroika Oct 19, 2014

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    Frank is given an opportunity that could change his life; Charlie finds himself in the U.S. Army's hot seat.

  • Season 1, Ep. 12 : The Gun Model Oct 12, 2014

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    Akley opens himself up to vulnerability when he tries to fix the shortcomings that Thin Man possesses.

  • Season 1, Ep. 11 : Tangier Oct 5, 2014

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    A development overseas invigorates the hunt for a spy on The Hill; Charlie and Abby make a sacrifice.

  • Season 1, Ep. 10 : The Understudy Sep 28, 2014

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    An unexpected visitor arrives on The Hill; Winter explores an unusual solution to the problem with the ignition.

  • Season 1, Ep. 9 : Spooky Action at a Distance Sep 21, 2014

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    Charlie and Frank must work together for the good of the project; Frank turns to an unconventional resource for help.

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  • A beautifully executed 1940s period drama about the men and women involved in the top-secret Manhattan Project is at once transporting and provocative. show more

  • In a summer that’s offered new programs that pretty much all sit on the spectrum from “silly, but still curious” (Extant, The Strain) on one end to “just plain silly” (Dating Naked) on the other, Manhattan is the most grown up, worth-watching new series we have. show more

  • History tells us what the Manhattan Project unleashed on the world, but Manhattan conjures a compelling (fictional) journey for the men and women who made it happen. show more

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