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House of Cards’ Rachel Brosnahan to Star in CBS’ The Dovekeepers

Rachel Brosnahan has signed on to star in CBS' new miniseries The Dovekeepers, the network announced Wednesday.

Set in ancient Israel, the four-hour miniseries is executive -produced by Roma Downey and Mark Burnett and based on Alice Hoffman's historical novel of the same name...  Read Full Article

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Set against the backdrop of the greatest race against time in the history of science--the mission to build the world's first atomic bomb in Los Alamos, New Mexico--MANHATTAN follows the project's brilliant but flawed scientists and their families as they attempt to coexist in a world where secrets and lies infiltrate every aspect of their lives.

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Set against the backdrop of the greatest race against time in the history of science--the mission to build the world's first atomic bomb in Los Alamos, New Mexico--MANHATTAN follows the project's brilliant but flawed scientists and their families as they attempt to coexist in a world where secrets and lies infiltrate every aspect of their lives.

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Season 1, Episode 101
Take a first look at the highly anticipated drama series, Manhattan, with writer and creator Sam Shaw and director Thomas Schlamme.

Subscription | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 7/14/2014

Season 1, Episode 101
Take a first look at the highly anticipated drama series, Manhattan, with writer and creator Sam Shaw and director Thomas Schlamme.

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House of Cards’ Rachel Brosnahan to Star in CBS’ The Dovekeepers

Rachel Brosnahan has signed on to star in CBS' new miniseries The Dovekeepers, the network announced Wednesday.

Set in ancient Israel, the four-hour miniseries is executive -produced by Roma Downey and Mark Burnett and based on Alice Hoffman's historical novel of the same name... read more

Is WGN America's Manhattan a Blast? 4 Reasons to Watch the Atomic Drama

Up and atom! It's time to discuss WGN America's latest original series Manhattan. Set in 1943, Manhattan follows a sequestered group of physicists racing to develop the first atomic bombs during World War II. Right now, you're probably worried there isn't room on your DVR for another slow-paced historical drama, but don't let that cloud your judgment. Manhattan easily earns a series pass for the way it blends scientific and political suspense with the project's emotional fallout on the scientists and their nuclear families. 

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Weekend Review: I'll Take Manhattan

Remember when nostalgia used to signify a comforting escape into the past? It hasn't been the same since Mad Men took us beneath the surface glamour to expose the grim consequences of chasing and selling the American dream. WGN America's bold new period drama Manhattan (Sunday, 9/8c) goes even further, eschewing the romantic veneer altogether in a gritty story of scientific mavericks operating in extreme circumstances. Looking back at a bygone time (World War II) with a jaundiced eye, the ambitious Manhattan is far more serious in intent than the channel's more recent effort at historical-fiction original programming, the lurid Salem.

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WGN America Orders a Second Season of Salem

That hexing toad you crammed into the mouths of WGN America bosses worked. The network is headed back to Salem.

WGN America has ordered a second season of the witchy drama a mere three episodes into the freshman series' run,the network announced Monday...

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Premiered: July 27, 2014, on WGN
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Premise: A drama about the clandestine race to build the world's first atomic bomb in Los Alamos, N.M., centers on a self-destructive professor who is commissioned to help lead the Manhattan Project.

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