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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 a life-changing opportunity; 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 becomes vulnerable when he tries to fix Thin Man's shortcomings.

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

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    A development overseas invigorates the hunt for a spy on The Hill.

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

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    The Hill receives an unexpected visitor.

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

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    Frank and Charlie hatch a plan.

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  • WGN America's bold new period drama Manhattan goes even further [than AMC's Mad Men], eschewing the romantic veneer altogether in a gritty story of scientific mavericks operating in extreme circumstances. show more

  • 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

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