Chimerica

Continuing Wednesday / 9:00pm Channel 4 45 min.
Based on Lucy Kirkwood's Olivier Award-winning stage play of the same name, `Chimerica' follows Lee Berger, played by American Hustle's Alessandro Nivola, an American photojournalist who became famous from a photo he took on Tiananmen Square in 1989 of the "Tank Man", who was seen standing and holding shopping bags as he faced down a line of Chinese tanks. Years later, against the backdrop of the 2016 U.S. Presidential election, Lee's professional integrity is called into question after he's accused creating fake news by manipulating photographs. Hoping to restore his credibility, Lee sets out to find Tank Man, whom Lee is convinced is alive and living in New York City.

Season 1

4 Episodes

In the aftermath of the election, Lee's search for the Tank Man leads him to a shocking conclusion as Zhang Lin finally finds the courage to stand up to the Chinese authorities.
May 08 2019
On the eve of election, Lee finds help from an unlikely source as businessman Tang Wen Lei points him to secrets from Senator Dubecki's past. Tess visits Zhang Lin in Beijing to help search for Joy.
May 01 2019
Lee follows the trail for the Tank Man through Manhattan's Chinatown. Meanwhile in Beijing, Zhang Lin discovers Joy is missing and Ming Xiaoli's health deteriorates. 
Apr 24 2019
A photojournalist travels to China in the hope of discovering the truth behind his most famous photograph.
Apr 17 2019