World on Fire

Premiering on April 5, 2020

Emotionally gripping World War II drama World on Fire premieres on Sunday, April 5, 2020.

World on Fire, an adrenalized, emotionally gripping and resonant World War II drama, follows the intertwining fates of ordinary people in five countries as they grapple with the effects of the war on their everyday lives. Starring Helen Hunt, Sean Bean, Jonah Hauer-King and more, the series premieres on Sunday, April 5, 2020 at 9/8c.

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World War II Major Events

Learn about the major events from 1918 to 1941 that sparked the first phase of World War II, and witness many of these events in World on Fire, Season 1.

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