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Chernobyl(TV show/series, 2019)

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| 1h 10min per episode | Genre: Drama

Mini series in 1 season with 5 episodes

ChernobylRating: 4.4/5 (with 316 votes) 179
Chernobyl is a 2019 historical drama television miniseries produced by HBO in association with Sky UK. Created and written by Craig Mazin and directed by Johan Renck, the series revolves around the Chernobyl nuclear disaster of April 1986 and the unprecedented cleanup efforts that followed. It features an ensemble cast led by Jared Harris, Stellan Skarsgård and Emily Watson. The series premiered in five parts in the United States on May 6, 2019, and concurrently in the United Kingdom on May 7, to critical acclaim. At the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards, it received nineteen nominations, and won for Outstanding Limited Series, Outstanding Directing, and Outstanding Writing, while Harris, Skarsgård, and Watson received acting nominations. ()
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Awards & Nominations for Chernobyl

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Miniseries Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special

About Chernobyl

The true story of one of the worst man-made catastrophes in history: the catastrophic nuclear accident at Chernobyl. A tale of the brave men and women who sacrificed to save Europe from unimaginable disaster.

Trailer for Chernobyl + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

Chernobyl (2019) Date Announcement | Teaser Trailer(Teaser, 0:56)

Chernobyl Seasons and Episodes

05/06/2019Miniseries - 5 episodes
#1 | 05/06/20191:23:45
4.4/5 (with 36 votes)
April 26, 1986, Ukrainian SSR. Plant workers and firefighters put their lives on the line to control a catastrophic 1986 explosion at a Soviet nuclear power plant.
#2 | 05/13/2019Please Remain Calm
4.7/5 (with 27 votes)
With untold millions at risk after the Chernobyl explosion, nuclear physicist Ulana Khomyuk makes a desperate attempt to reach Valery Legasov, a leading Soviet nuclear physicist, and warn him about the threat of second explosion that could devastate the continent.
#3 | 05/20/2019Open Wide, O Earth
4.6/5 (with 20 votes)
Lyudmilla Ignatenko, a Pripyat resident, ignores warning about her firefighter husband's contamination. Valery Legasov lays out a decontamination plan, complete with human risks.
#4 | 05/27/2019The Happiness of All Mankind
4.6/5 (with 18 votes)
Valery Legasov and Soviet Deputy Prime Minister Boris Shcherbina consider using lunar rovers to remove radioactive debris, while Ulana Khomyuk faces government hurdles in determining the truth about the cause of the explosion.
#5 | 06/03/2019Vichnaya Pamyat
4.8/5 (with 17 votes)
Valery Legasov, Boris Shcherbina and Ulana Khomyuk risk their lives and reputations to expose the truth about Chernobyl.

Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Shot in: Lithuania, Ukraine
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN), Russian (RU)
Translated into 26 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Bosnian (BS), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Persian (FA), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Croatian (HR), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Korean (KO), Latvian (LV), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Swedish (SV), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Uzbek (UZ), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Ended
First episode released on: 05/06/2019
Last episode released on: 06/03/2019
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"ჩერნობილი"
"Чернобыль"
"Chornobyl"

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WatchPlayStream ID: SHOWS:31251, Added: 03/02/2019, Last updated: 11/15/2019