Olivia Williams takes MANHATTAN – Exclusive Interview

Olivia Williams in MANHATTAN - Season 1 | ©2014 WGN

WGN America’s new series MANHATTAN, airing Sunday nights, is a dramatized look at the then-ultra-secret World War II-era Manhattan Project. The United States hid away a group of scientists and their families in Los Alamos, New Mexico, so that the atomic bomb could be developed without prying eyes. Olivia Williams plays Liza Winter, another scientist who finds herself professionally ignored while her husband Frank, portrayed by John Benjamin Hickey, toils with the other physicists on the practical applications of nuclear fusion. Williams, a native of London, England, is no stranger to historical stories or characters with big secrets. Regarding the […]Read On »

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TCA News: Expect more Ken Burns documentaries on PBS including THE DUST BOWL

THE DUST BOWL documentary by Ken Burns | ©2012 PBS

During the Winter 2012 TCAs this week, PBS revealed that Ken Burns will be a big part of their programming for years to come. “I refer to it as our ‘marriage contract’ otherwise known as ‘’till death do us part,’” says PBS CEO and President Paula Kerger. “We have a long-term relationship with him which we created because so many of the projects that he works on are large and epic,” says Kerger. Upcoming projects include THE DUST BOWL, set to air in the Fall. “It’s going to be an extraordinarily powerful series because he was able to record a […]Read On »

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