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It’s finally here: New ‘Manhattan’ series premieres on WGN

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It’s finally here!

WGN America debuted its new series, ‘Manhattan,’ Sunday — it’s based on the race for the atomic bomb, one of the most compelling stories in history.

The new series debuted on WGN America and later aired on Fox 8.

‘Manhattan’ is set in Los Alamos, New Mexico.

Fox 8’s Gabe Spiegel visited the set during production for a behind-the-scenes look at the set and to talk with everyone involved.

A local actor, Michael Chernus, of Rocky River, actually appears in the series.  For more on Chernus, click here.

‘Manhattan’ is WGN America’s second original show this year. They first brought you ‘Salem,’ back in April.

Click for more on ‘Manhattan.’