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: WGNA

  • Season 2, Ep. 10 : JupiterDec 15, 2015

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    A new era is ushered in with the first test of an atomic weapon.

  • Season 2, Ep. 9 : BrooklynDec 8, 2015

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    Days before the world's first nuclear explosion, everyone races to secure their places in history.

  • Season 2, Ep. 8 : Human ErrorDec 1, 2015

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    As the project falters, Charlie turns to an unlikely partner for help.

  • Season 2, Ep. 7 : Behold the Lord High ExecutionerNov 24, 2015

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    The hunt for a Soviet spy turns deadly.

  • Season 2, Ep. 6 : 33Nov 17, 2015

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    The scientists and the Army battle for control of the bomb.

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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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