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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Network: United States HBO (2019 - now)
Schedule: Mondays at 21:00 (60 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Scripted
Genres: Drama History
Episodes ordered: 5 episodes
Created by: Craig Mazin

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The Happiness of All Mankind

Episode 1x04; May 27, 2019

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.

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Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x03: Open Wide, O EarthMay 20, 2019
1x02: Please Remain CalmMay 13, 2019
1x01: 1:23:45May 6, 2019
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Also known as:
  • Csernobil (Hungary Hungary)
  • Cernobîl (Romania Romania)
  • Чернобыль (Russian Federation Russian Federation)
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