Chernobyl | 2019

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.


3 Make-Up Artist and Hair Stylists Guild Award
2 Golden Reel (MPSE) Award
1 Cinema Audio Society Award
1 Costume Design Guild Award


Golden Globe Awards

Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made For Television (Stellan Skarsgård)

Critics' Choice Awards

Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television (Stellan Skarsgård)

American Cinema Editors' Award

Best Edited Miniseries or Motion Picture for Television ("Vichnaya Pamyat"- Jinx Godfrey & Simon Smith)

Directors Guild Award

Movies for Television and Limited Series (Johan Renck)

Writers Guild Award

Original Long Form (Written by Craig Mazin)

Grammy Award

Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media (Hildur Guðnadóttir)

Behind the Scenes

The Chernobyl Podcast

NPR's Peter Sagal sits down with show creator, writer, and executive producer Craig Mazin to discuss the true stories that shaped the scenes, themes, and characters of Chernobyl.

What Is Chernobyl?

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

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Go Behind the Curtain

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