Published On: Wed, Aug 6th, 2014

‘Manhattan’ promises more secrets, tension, murder in episode 3 clip

John Benjamin Hickey as Frank Winter Manhattan photoManhattan opened strong for WGN, encouraging the network and finding even more fans as the third episode airs Sunday. The new trailer teases increased tension between Frank Winter, played by John Benjamin Hickey  and Ashley Zukerman’s Charlie while the Manhattan Project deal with murder, increased interrogation and more accusations of betrayal.

Titled “Hive,” episode three finds the community reeling after the “loss of one of their own” (trying to stay spoiler free) as security is heightened which will interfere with the scientists’ work. There will now be more interrogations, even a lie detector test for the wives, with the accusation that Frank is a spy.

Check out the full teaser below.

manhattan lie detector photo Rachel BrosnahanManhattan debuted strong  with over 2.2 million viewers and the network took notice.

“We are very pleased with the critical reception as well as the audience turnout for ‘Manhattan’ and see it as a significant step forward in establishing WGN America as a destination for high-quality programming,” said Matt Cherniss, president and general manager, WGN America and Tribune Studios.

For those new to the show, Manhattan is set in the 1940s during the race to create the atom bomb. In the New Mexico desert is the small community, whose existence is classified, is a group of the world’s greatest minds working in teams to unlock the mysteries of physics to make their vision a reality. These Americans live out unordinary lives where moral values, sex and secrets interfere with traditional roles of era: phones are tapped, all of the mail is read and everyone is monitored to maintain secrecy.

 Don’t miss an all-new Manhattan, Sunday at 10/9c on WGN America.

For Global Dispatch interviews with creator Sam Shaw – click HERE or star Ashley Zukerman HERE


 The show stars John Benjamin Hickey, Olivia Williams, Ashley Zukerman, Rachel Brosnahan, Katja Herbers, Alexia Fast, Christopher Denham, Harry Lloyd, Michael Chernus and Daniel Stern.

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