July 31, 2014 at 7:33 pm #326079
group of scientists including Frank Winter (John Benjamin Hickey),
Charlie Isaacs (Ashley Zukerman), Col. Alden Cox (Mark Moses), and Glen
Babbit (Daniel Stern), along with their wives, settle in the New Mexico
desert to begin work on the Manhattan project in this drama created and
written by Sam Shaw.
Premiere: July 27
Air Date: Sunday 10:00 PM on WGN America
Discuss.July 31, 2014 at 7:35 pm #326081
Watched the pilot, much more than I expected, a case must be made for Hickey and Williams, both are very strong in this and so is Zukerman. The cinematography is great and the directing was also good. Critics are comparing it a lot to mad men for being a period piece. I hope they can keep this pace for the rest of the season, huge potential here.August 1, 2014 at 7:41 am #326082
I don’t get this channel but am dying to watch this show.August 3, 2014 at 2:34 pm #326083
Episode 2: The Prisoner’s Dilemma
Frank attempts to save his team, and pays the price; at the same time,
the wives get creative trying to make life on the Hill more interesting.August 10, 2014 at 8:49 am #326084
Episode 3: The Hive
The loss of one of their own leaves the community reeling; and new
security measures interfere with the work being performed by the
scientists.August 17, 2014 at 3:46 pm #326085
Episode 4: Last Reasoning of Kings
The arrival of a high-profile guest shakes things up; Frank is haunted by his past.August 24, 2014 at 11:12 am #326086
Episode 5: A New Approach to Quantum Cosmology
Frank clashes with Charlie to protect Babbit, who has become the subject of an investigation.August 24, 2014 at 12:17 pm #326087
I guess it’s not connected with Woody Allen’s “Manhattan” the way new “Fargo” was with Coens movie?August 31, 2014 at 12:09 pm #326088
Episode 6: Acceptable Limits: Part One
Part 1 of 2. Frank seeks medical answers; Charlie and Helen travel to survey an off-site reactor.September 7, 2014 at 4:49 pm #326089
Episode 7: The New World
Helen and Charlie deal with a crisis; Abby embarks on a journey of self-discovery.September 14, 2014 at 2:33 pm #326090
Episode 8: The Second Coming
Both Charlie and Frank face serious questions as to the future of their projects.September 16, 2014 at 4:14 pm #326091
Episode 8 was a landmark to this show, everything that was built so far in the season paid out here on this episode, fantastic stuff.
I don’t know if anyone is watching this but with 5 episodes left for the end of season 1, the show is such a pleasant surprise and everyweek I can’t wait for the next episode!September 17, 2014 at 10:54 am #326092
I am watching the show and sometimes I forget about the show just because it’s on a Sunday and that is such a busy night for tv. I like the show alot and I feel while I still do not remember anybody’s name I like most of the characters. The show is good but not forgettable.September 21, 2014 at 4:39 pm #326093
Episode 9: Spooky Action at a Distance
Frank and Charlie hatch a plan.September 23, 2014 at 3:57 pm #326094
The mushroom scenes were great, it was pretty obviously though how it would end. Curious to know what the payout of Frank’s spy is going to be. And that ending, I really thought they weren’t going for the radiation poisoning, at least not on this season.
The fate of the show is still unsure , last episode marked 0.425 mil viewers with 0.09 on the demo with a raise of 28.57% from episode 8’s demo and a raise of 40.26% in viewers comparing with episode 8.
WGN has renewed Salem but is insure about Manhattan, the pilot got almost 1 million viewers and 0.20 in raitings but the stabilized at 0.4 to 0.3.
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