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The Hot Zone

The Hot Zone

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  • Premiered: 
    May 27, 2019
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  • Network: Nat Geo
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Drama
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
    Based on the 1995 book (The Hot Zone) by Richard Preston 
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Plot Synopsis

Based on Richard Preston's 1995 nonfiction book of the same name, THE HOT ZONE is a six-part limited series that tells the true story about the origins of Ebola, a highly infectious and deadly virus from the central African rain forest, and its arrival on U.S. soil in 1989. When this killer suddenly appeared in monkeys in a scientific research lab in the suburbs of Washington, D.C., there was no known cure. A heroic U.S. Army scientist, Dr. Nancy Jaax, working with a secret military specialized team put her life on the line to head off the outbreak before it spread to the human population. THE HOT ZONE is a dramatic, high-stakes scientific thriller with a courageous, brilliant and determined heroine at its center. THE HOT ZONE premieres May 27-29, 2019 at 9pm ET/PT on National Geographic Channel.

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Production & Distribution

  • Produced by FOX 21
  • Produced by Lynda Obst Productions
  • Produced by Scott Free Productions