The Hot Zone

The Hot Zone

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THE HOT ZONE, starring Julianna Margulies as Dr. Nancy Jaax, is inspired by a true story about the origins of Ebola, a highly infectious and deadly virus from the central African rainforest 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.
THE HOT ZONE, starring Julianna Margulies as Dr. Nancy Jaax, is inspired by a true story about the origins of Ebola, a highly infectious and deadly virus from the central African rainforest 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.

Season 1 (7 episodes)

  • 1. Arrival

    Original air date: 05/27/2019 Runtime: 46:13 min.

    Original air date: 05/27/2019 Runtime: 46:13 min. Dr. Nancy Jaax has one of the most dangerous jobs in the world handling deadly viruses; after a lab accident, she is faced with a possible Ebola outbreak on U.S. soil.

  • 2. Cell H

    Original air date: 05/27/2019 Runtime: 49:09 min.

    Original air date: 05/27/2019 Runtime: 49:09 min. Dr. Nancy Jaax and her lab partner, Dr. Peter Jahrling, must take matters into their own hands to determine the source of the virus before it spreads; Dr. Jaax convinces an employee to hand over samples from infected moneys.

  • 3. Charlie Foxtrot

    Original air date: 05/28/2019 Runtime: 45:10 min.

    Original air date: 05/28/2019 Runtime: 45:10 min. When representatives from varying agencies disagree on how to handle Dr. Nancy Jaax's discovery, she realizes there are few protocols in place for containing a deadly virus on U.S. soil; an employee at the monkey research facility falls ill.

  • 4. Expendable

    Original air date: 05/28/2019 Runtime: 47:52 min.

    Original air date: 05/28/2019 Runtime: 47:52 min. An employee at the monkey research facility falls ill, causing Dr. Nancy Jaax to fear the virus has spread to the human population; Jerry Jaax searches for a way to protect his wife; Dr. Wade Carter is obsessed with exposing the dangers of Ebola.

  • 5. Quarantine

    Original air date: 05/29/2019 Runtime: 45:27 min.

    Original air date: 05/29/2019 Runtime: 45:27 min. Dr. Nancy Jaax works tirelessly to find out why the virus is behaving differently than expected in human victims; unforeseen dangers arise at the research facility; Jaax is forced to make a choice between her family and her duty to her country.

  • 6. Hidden

    Original air date: 05/29/2019 Runtime: 43:31 min.

    Original air date: 05/29/2019 Runtime: 43:31 min. A volatile situation inside the research facility comes to a head; Dr. Jaax steps up, but exhaustion threatens the precision needed to sterilize the threat; the press arrives, and neighbors become aware of the danger next door.

  • 101. The Hot Zone - Behind the Scenes

    Runtime: 2:02 min.

    Runtime: 2:02 min. THE HOT ZONE, starring Julianna Margulies, is inspired by a true story about the arrival of the deadly virus Ebola on U.S. soil in 1989, and the desperate efforts to contain it.