“Manhattan” Season 1 Premiere Episode 1 “You Always Hurt the Ones You Love” will premiere on Sunday, July 27, 2014, at 10:00 p.m. on WGN America. Read on to find more about Lifetime’s “Manhattan,” including spoilers for the upcoming Season 1 Premiere Episode 1 “You Always Hurt the Ones You Love.”
“Manhattan” stars John Benjamin Hickey (Frank Winter), Olivia Williams (Liza Winter), Daniel Stern (Glen Babbit), Ashley Zukerman (Charlie Isaacs), Rachel Brosnahan (Abby Isaacs), Katja Herbers (Helen Prins), Alexia Fast (Callie Winter), Christopher Denham (Jim Meeks), Harry Lloyd (Paul Crosley), Michael Chernus (Louis “Fritz” Fedowitz), and Eddie Shin (Sid Liao).
The historical drama series is created and written by Sam Shaw (“Masters of Sex”). It is executively produced by Shaw, Thomas Schlamme, David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Marcy Ross.
SPOILER ALERT: “Manhattan” Season 1 Premiere Episode 1 “You Always Hurt the Ones You Love” airs on Sunday, July 27, 2014, at 10:00 p.m. on WGN America.
“Manhattan” is the second original scripted series from the newly rebranded WGN America. It will join the critically acclaimed series, “Salem,” starring Janet Montgomery and Shane West. “Salem” a series inspired by the historical Salem trials, previously ended with Season 1 Episode 13″All Fall Down” on July 13, 2014.
The WGN America series will give viewers a glimpse on how the atomic bombs came to be during the World War II. The series title was also inspired by the top secret project of the name, which was located in Los Alamos, New Mexico.
The story of “Manhattan” focuses on the lives of the scientists behind the invention of world’s first atomic bomb. The project, which was created by Oppenheimer (Daniel London), included the self-dectructive Frank Winter (John Benjamin Hickey) and Glen Babbit (Daniel Stern).
They were joined by several young physicists, namely: Charlie Abrams (Ashley Zukerman), Jim Meeks (Christopher Denham), Louis “Fritz” Fedowitz (Michael Chernus), Helen Price (Katja Herbers), Sid Liao (Eddie Shin) and Paul Crosley (Harry Lloyd).
Their work on the project will also take a toll on their relationships with their families. Frank is accompanied by his botanist wife named Liza (Olivia Williams) and their rebellious daughter, Callie (Alexia Fast). Abby (Rachel Brosnahan), on the other hand, will take on the role of Charlie’s wife and leader of the spouses.
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And that’s it for preview of “Manhattan.” Season 1 Episode 1 “You Always Hurt the Ones You Love” airs on Sunday, July 27, 2014, at 10:00 p.m. on WGN America. Check out Movie News Guide (MNG) for more news and updates about “Manhattan,” including recaps and spoilers, as well as celebrity and movie news.
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