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NatGeo’s “THE HOT ZONE” to Premiere on May 27th-Part 2


(L-R) Kelly Souders, Liam Cunningham, Noah Emmerich, Lt. Col. Jerry Jaax, Lynda Obst, Lt. Col. Nancy Jaax, Jeff Vintar, Julianna Margulies, Nick Searcy, Robert Wisdom, and Brian Wayne Peterson ( Source: SCARNICI/Getty Images North America)


Starring Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning actress Julianna Margulies (“The Good Wife,” “ER) as Nancy Jaax, the six-hour, edge-of-your-seat thriller THE HOT ZONE will premiere over three nights beginning Memorial Day, May 27, at 9/8c. The limited series is produced by Fox 21 Television Studios, Lynda Obst Productions, and Scott Free Productions.


In 1989, in a scientific facility outside Washington, D.C., the deadly Ebola virus made its first known appearance on U.S. soil. The discovery — and eventual containment — of this lethal filovirus, which had a fatality rate of up to 90 percent at the time, was thanks to a group of courageous scientists and soldiers led by Lt. Col. Nancy Jaax.


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