The Hot Zone

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The Hot Zone
Premiere May 27, 2019
Finale May 29, 2019
Creator James V. Hart
Based on the book "The Hot Zone" by
Richard Preston
Developed by Kelly Souders &
Brian Peterson &
Jeff Vintar
Network National Geographic
Style 60-minute drama
Company Peterson/Souders,
Lynda Obst Productions,
Scott Free Television,
Fox 21 Television Studios
Episodes 6
Origin USA

From executive producer Ridley Scott, The Hot Zone, based on the eponymous international best-seller by Richard Preston, recounts the terrifying true story of the origins of the Ebola virus, a highly infectious deadly virus from the central African rain forest, and its first arrival on U.S. soil. In 1989, when this killer suddenly appeared in chimpanzees in a scientific lab in the suburbs of Washington, D.C., there was no known cure. A heroic U.S. Army veterinarian working with a secret military SWAT team put herself in mortal peril when she tried to head off the outbreak before it spread to the human population. The Hot Zone is a dramatic, hair-raising account of a rare and lethal virus and its impact on the human race.



Actor Character
Main Cast
Julianna Margulies Col. Nancy Jaax
Noah Emmerich Lt. Col. Jerry Jaax
James D'Arcy Trevor Rhodes
Topher Grace Peter Jahrling
Liam Cunningham Wade Carter
Supporting/Recurring Cast
Paul James Ben Gellis
Nick Searcy Frank Mays
Robert Wisdom Col. Vernon Tucker
Robert Sean Leonard Walter Humboldt


# Title Airdate
1 Arrival May 27, 2019
2 Cell H May 27, 2019
3 Charlie Foxtrot May 28, 2019
4 Expendable May 28, 2019
5 Quarantine May 29, 2019
6 Hidden May 29, 2019


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