Chernobyl

Chernobyl

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It was one of the worst man-made catastrophes in history. On April 26, 1986, the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the Soviet Union suffered a massive explosion that released radioactive material across Belarus, Russia and Ukraine, and as far as Scandinavia and western Europe. This gripping and powerful five-part miniseries follows the tragedy from the moment of the early-morning explosion through the chaos and loss of life in the ensuing days, weeks and months. The cast includes Jared Harris, Stellan Skarsgard and Emily Watson.
It was one of the worst man-made catastrophes in history. On April 26, 1986, the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the Soviet Union suffered a massive explosion that released radioactive material across Belarus, Russia and Ukraine, and as far as Scandinavia and western Europe. This gripping and powerful five-part miniseries follows the tragedy from the moment of the early-morning explosion through the chaos and loss of life in the ensuing days, weeks and months. The cast includes Jared Harris, Stellan Skarsgard and Emily Watson.

Season 1 (18 episodes)

  • 1. 1:23:45

    Original air date: 05/06/2019 Runtime: 58:55 min.

    Original air date: 05/06/2019 Runtime: 58:55 min. Plant workers and firefighters put their lives on the line to control a catastrophic 1986 explosion at a Soviet nuclear power plant.

  • 2. Please Remain Calm

    Original air date: 05/13/2019 Runtime: 64:57 min.

    Original air date: 05/13/2019 Runtime: 64:57 min. With untold millions at risk after the Chernobyl explosion, nuclear physicist Ulana Khomyuk makes a desperate attempt to reach Legasov and warn him about the threat of second explosion that could devastate the continent.

  • 3. Open Wide, O Earth

    Original air date: 05/20/2019 Runtime: 61:48 min.

    Original air date: 05/20/2019 Runtime: 61:48 min. Lyudmilla ignores warnings about her firefighter husband's contamination; Legasov lays out a decontamination plan, complete with human risks.

  • 4. The Happiness of All Mankind

    Original air date: 05/27/2019 Runtime: 64:59 min.

    Original air date: 05/27/2019 Runtime: 64:59 min. Legasov and Shcherbina consider using lunar rovers to remove radioactive debris, while Khomyuk faces government hurdles in determining the truth about the cause of the explosion.

  • 5. Vichnaya Pamyat

    Original air date: 06/03/2019 Runtime: 71:33 min.

    Original air date: 06/03/2019 Runtime: 71:33 min. After being congratulated by the KGB for publicly affirming that the Chernobyl explosion was caused by "operator error," Legasov weighs the price of telling the truth at the upcoming criminal trial of Dyatlov, Bryukhanov and Fomin.

  • 101. Trailer

    Runtime: 2:26 min.

    Runtime: 2:26 min. 'Chernobyl' stars Jared Harris, Stellan Skarsgard and Emily Watson in this story of the 1986 nuclear accident.

  • 102. Chernobyl: Inside Episode 1

    Runtime: 2:32 min.

    Runtime: 2:32 min. Get an inside look at Episode 1 of the HBO miniseries 'Chernobyl.'

  • 103. Chernobyl: Inside Episode 2

    Runtime: 2:47 min.

    Runtime: 2:47 min. Get an inside look at Episode 2 of the HBO miniseries 'Chernobyl.'

  • 104. Chernobyl: Inside Episode 3

    Runtime: 2:02 min.

    Runtime: 2:02 min. Get an inside look at Episode 3 of the HBO miniseries 'Chernobyl.'

  • 105. Chernobyl: Inside Episode 4

    Runtime: 3:26 min.

    Runtime: 3:26 min. Get an inside look at Episode 4 of the HBO miniseries 'Chernobyl.'

  • 106. Chernobyl: Inside Episode 5

    Runtime: 3:30 min.

    Runtime: 3:30 min. Get an inside look at Episode 5 of the HBO miniseries 'Chernobyl.'

  • 107. Chernobyl: What is Chernobyl?

    Runtime: 1:39 min.

    Runtime: 1:39 min. Hear about the real-life Chernobyl disaster from the cast and crew of the epic miniseries, including director Johan Renck, writer/executive producer Craig Mazin, and stars Jared Harris, Emily Watson and Stellan Skarsgard.

  • 108. Chernobyl: Stellan Skarsgard as Boris Shcherbina, The Apparatchik

    Runtime: 1:57 min.

    Runtime: 1:57 min. Stellan Skarsgard talks about his character Boris Shcherbina and his place in the miniseries “Chernobyl.”

  • 109. Chernobyl: Jared Harris as Valery Legasov, The Professor

    Runtime: 1:47 min.

    Runtime: 1:47 min. Jared Harris delves inside his character Valery Legasov in the miniseries “Chernobyl.” Other interviews include Stellan Skarsgard.

  • 110. Chernobyl: Emily Watson as Ulana Khomyuk, The Scientist

    Runtime: 1:57 min.

    Runtime: 1:57 min. Actress Emily Watson opens up on playing scientist Ulana Khomyuk in “Chernobyl.” Other interviews include Jared Harris, director Johan Renck and writer/executive producer Craig Mazin.

  • 111. Chernobyl: Behind the Curtain - Director Johan Renck

    Runtime: 1:38 min.

    Runtime: 1:38 min. “Chernobyl” director Johan Renck talks about bringing the epic miniseries to life in this featurette.

  • 112. Chernobyl: Script to Screen - The Divers

    Runtime: 1:23 min.

    Runtime: 1:23 min. Join “Chernobyl” director Johan Renck for this look at how he turned a scripted sequence involving divers swimming beneath the nuclear reactor into one of the most harrowing scenes in the miniseries.

  • 113. Chernobyl: Pivotal Moment - The Trial

    Runtime: 2:13 min.

    Runtime: 2:13 min. The climactic trial scene in “Chernobyl” is explored in this short special featuring interviews with director Johan Renck, writer/executive producer Craig Mazin and stars Emily Watson and Jared Harris.