2019 Emmy Winner

Miniseries

Starring Jared Harris, Stellan Skarsgård and Emily Watson, Chernobyl dramatizes the story of the 1986 nuclear accident — one of the worst man-made catastrophes in history — and the sacrifices made to save Europe from unimaginable disaster. Read More

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Golden Globes
2 Wins
Including Best Limited Series and Actor in a Supporting Role (Stellan Skarsgård).

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Emmys
10 Wins

Including Outstanding Limited Series, Writing and Directing.

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What Is Chernobyl?

Writer and executive producer Craig Mazin, along with the cast and crew, discuss how the show reimagines the cause and effect of one of the worst man-made disasters in modern history.

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Read the Scripts

Mazin has released all five production scripts to read for free. Check them out to see how the miniseries came to fruition.

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Go Behind the Curtain

Watch how the massive, demanding production — and faithful reimagining of the disaster — came to be.

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Remembering Chernobyl’s Impact, 33 Years Later

The cast and crew gathered among U.N. delegates, ambassadors, and guests to observe International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day.

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The Critics Weigh In

“Riveting.” “Stunning.” “Engrossing.” Critics and audiences alike are mesmerized by the miniseries.

Spotlight on Director Johan Renck

“A horror film is all a ruse anyway. What we’re doing is scaring differently because it gets to you.” The Chernobyl director and co-executive producer discusses his process filming the miniseries.

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