Chernobyl beats Game Of Thrones and Breaking Bad to top IMDB TV chart – Sky News

Chernobyl beats Game Of Thrones and Breaking Bad to top IMDB TV chart – Sky News

New TV series Chernobyl has quickly become the top-rated show on entertainment website IMDB, jumping ahead of long-running fan favourites shows such as Game Of Thrones, Breaking Bad and The Wire.

The five-part Sky Original series is a chilling dramatisation of the 1986 nuclear disaster in Ukraine and its aftermath, following the stories of those affected by the explosion as well as those in charge of the operation.

Starring Jared Harris, Stellan Skarsgard, Emily Watson and Jessie Buckley, the show has received widespread critical acclaim and a host of five-star reviews since its debut on Sky Atlantic and NOW TV on 7 May.

Almost two million people tuned in to watch the first episode.

Meet the brave men and women who made incredible sacrifices to save Europe from unimaginable disaster. Premiers 7 May.

Watch the trailer for Chernobyl

And in less than three weeks, Chernobyl has jumped to the top of the charts on film and TV internet database IMDB, peaking with a score of 9.7 out of 10.

Currently, it is scoring 9.5 – placing it joint top alongside the 2016 David Attenborough series Planet Earth II – from almost 40,000 ratings.

jared harris

Jared Harris: Chernobyl is still relevant today

Game Of Thrones, which has more than 1.5 million ratings, Breaking Bad (1.2 million), Band Of Brothers (316,000) and the first Planet Earth series (147,000) all score 9.4, while The Wire and Our Planet score 9.3.

Speaking about Chernobyl’s success, Sky’s director of programmes Zai Bennett said: “This jaw-dropping Sky Original is gripping viewers across the UK and beyond for good reason – the writing and production are second to none, and the story is both fascinating and utterly tragic.

“This is must-watch TV, and we’re delighted that audiences are enjoying it as much as we are.”

:: Chernobyl airs on Sky Atlantic and NOW TV on Tuesdays, with the fourth episode coming up on 28 May


  1. Nice post. I used to be checking constantly this blog and I am inspired! Very helpful info specially the remaining phase 馃檪 I maintain such information a lot. I used to be looking for this particular info for a long time. Thank you and good luck.

  2. Having read this I thought it was very informative. I appreciate you taking the time and effort to put this article together. I once again find myself spending way to much time both reading and commenting. But so what, it was still worth it!

  3. [url=]buy motilium online uk[/url] [url=]tetracycline 1000[/url] [url=]buy cheap propecia uk[/url] [url=]buy albuterol inhaler[/url] [url=]how much is levitra in mexico[/url] [url=]generic ventolin[/url] [url=]ventolin online usa[/url]

  4. We are a gaggle of volunteers and opening a new scheme in our community. Your web site provided us with helpful information to paintings on. You have done a formidable job and our entire group shall be grateful to you.

  5. I as well as my pals ended up digesting the excellent helpful tips on your web site while all of a sudden I got a horrible suspicion I had not thanked the website owner for those secrets. The boys had been absolutely passionate to study them and have now absolutely been tapping into them. Many thanks for actually being considerably kind and also for finding such great themes millions of individuals are really wanting to be aware of. My personal sincere apologies for not saying thanks to earlier.

  6. I am not certain where you are getting your info, but great topic. I must spend a while studying more or figuring out more. Thank you for fantastic information I was in search of this info for my mission.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here