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The Hot Zone: Season 1 (2019)




Critic Consensus: An anxiety producing dramatization of real world events, The Hot Zone is a sobering reminder of exactly how deadly a disease can be.


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An anthology series exploring the true stories behind major crises and the experts and agencies that handle them.


Julianna Margulies
as Dr. Nancy Jaax
Noah Emmerich
as Lt. Col. Jerry Jaax
Liam Cunningham
as Wade Carter
Topher Grace
as Peter Jahrling
James D'Arcy
as Trevor Rhodes
Paul James
as Ben Gellis
Nick Searcy
as Frank Mays
Robert Wisdom
as Col. Vernon Tucker
Robert Sean Leonard
as Walter Humboldt
Lenny Platt
as Capt. Kyle Orman
Grace Gummer
as Melinda Danport
Anna Pniowsky
as Jaime Jaax
Jonathan Shatzky
as Gordy Vance
Rosemary Dunsmore
as Nancy's Aunt
Chuck Shamata
as Nancy's Father
Clark Backo
as Liz Gellis
Sylvaine Strike
as Sister Elise
Joe Vaz
as Yambuku Chopper Pilot
Milton Barnes
as Sergeant Ericson
Tammy Isbell
as Doris Domanski
Sidonie Wybourn
as USAMRIID Worker
Dan Darin-Zanco
as State Health Official
Neil McCarthy
as Charles Monet
Pumla Ndlazi
as Monet's Housekeeper
Bohang Moeko
as Dr. Musoke
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Critic Reviews for The Hot Zone: Season 1

All Critics (29) | Top Critics (13)

Even if "The Hot Zone" can't connect with characters as well as it educates the audience, this limited series is a scary, absorbing thriller you won't easily forget.

May 31, 2019 | Rating: B | Full Review…

It's visually thrilling and scary enough to make us stop for a moment.

May 24, 2019 | Full Review…

Although the series is riveting, highly bingeable and stars the fantastic Julianna Margulies and Liam Cunningham, it's got the same US-centric approach as the book.

July 18, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Hot Zone is still worth four and a half hours of your time as a primer on the Ebola virus.

July 2, 2019 | Full Review…

Harrowing drama about first U.S. Ebola outbreak is violent.

June 11, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

It opts... for the tense grammar of a viral horror, with appalling events unfolding in a satisfyingly predictable fashion.

November 26, 2019 | Full Review…

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