Chernobyl dramatizes the true story of one of the worst man-made catastrophes in history and tells of the brave men and women who sacrificed to save Europe from unimaginable disaster. The miniseries focuses on the heartbreaking scope of the nuclear plant disaster that occurred in Ukraine in April 1986, revealing how and why it happened and telling the shocking, remarkable stories of the heroes who fought and fell.

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Premiere Date: May/6/2019

Genre: Drama

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Chernobyl season 1 episode 1

Season 1, Episode 1: 1:23:45

Plant workers and firefighters put their lives on the line to control a catastrophic 1986 explosion at a Soviet nuclear power plant....

Air Date: May 06, 2019

Chernobyl season 1 episode 2

Season 1, Episode 2: Please Remain Calm

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 ...

Air Date: May 13, 2019

Chernobyl season 1 episode 3

Season 1, Episode 3: Open Wide, O Earth

Lyudmilla Ignatenko, a Pripyat resident, ignores warning about her firefighter husband's contamination; Valery Legasov lays out a decontamination plan, complete with human risks....

Air Date: May 20, 2019

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