Its creation ended World War II.
The atomic bomb was built by a group of scientists in an American desert- shrouded in secrecy.
Now, it's the theme of the new TV series, 'Manhattan.'
'Manhattan' is WGN America's second original show this year. They first brought you 'Salem,' back in April.
Fox 8's Gabe Spiegel explores the challenges and secrets on the set and behind the scenes in New Mexico in the video above.
'Manhattan' debuts Sunday July 27, at 9 p.m. eastern on WGN America. You can also watch it on FOX 8 that night at 11 p.m.
— Manhattan (@ManhattanWGNA) July 12, 2014