The Hot Zone, a dramatic miniseries adaptation of the eponymous best-selling 1994 non-fiction thriller by Richard Preston, is set to premiere on National Geographic in May.
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Nat Geo’s miniseries follows the race by the Army veterinary pathologist Lt. Col. Nancy Jaax and a SWAT team to contain the spread of the infection to the human population after it was detected among the laboratory primates.
Ahead of the premiere of The Hot Zone on National Geographic, we bring you everything you need to know, including release date, cast, plot, and trailers.
The Hot Zone release date on National Geographic
The Hot Zone will premiere on National Geographic on May 27, 2019 at 9/8c (9 p.m. ET).