A dramatization of the true story of one of the worst man-made catastrophes in history, the catastrophic nuclear accident at Chernobyl. A tale of the brave men and women who sacrificed to save Europe from unimaginable disaster.

  1. Craig Mazin


Series Cast

  1. Jared Harris

    Jared Harris

    Valery Legasov

    5 Episodes

  2. Stellan Skarsgård

    Stellan Skarsgård

    Boris Shcherbina

    5 Episodes

  3. Emily Watson

    Emily Watson

    Ulana Khomyuk

    5 Episodes

  4. Paul Ritter

    Paul Ritter

    Anatoly Dyatlov

    5 Episodes

  5. Jessie Buckley

    Jessie Buckley

    Lyudmilla Ignatenko

    5 Episodes

Full Cast & Crew

Current Season



2019 | 5 Episodes

Season 1 of Chernobyl premiered on May 6, 2019.

View All Seasons




Status Ended


  • See more TV shows from HBO...


  • TV-MA


    This program is specifically designed to be viewed by adults and therefore may be unsuitable for children under 17

Type Miniseries

Original Language English

Runtime 70m, 60m



Content Score


Yes! Looking good!

Top Contributors

Popularity Trend

By signing up for an account on TMDb, you can post directly to Twitter and Facebook.

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.


s focus the search bar
p open profile menu
esc close an open window
? open keyboard shortcut window

On media pages

b go back (or to parent when applicable)
e go to edit page

On TV season pages

(right arrow) go to next season
(left arrow) go to previous season

On TV episode pages

(right arrow) go to next episode
(left arrow) go to previous episode

On all image pages

a open add image window

On all edit pages

t open translation selector
ctrl+ s submit form

On discussion pages

n create new discussion
w toggle watching status
p toggle public/private
c toggle close/open
a open activity
r reply to discussion
l go to last reply
ctrl+ enter submit your message
(right arrow) next page
(left arrow) previous page