CBS’ Summer drama Zoo will receive its UK premiere on Sky1 on Sunday August 16th at 9pm, it has been announced.
Zoo is described as a global thriller about a wave of violent animal attacks against humans sweeping the planet Jackson Oz is a young renegade American zoologist who spends his days running safaris in the wilds of Africa with his best friend Abraham, who has a deep understanding of wildlife. Shortly after the attacks begin, Oz begins to see a link between the strange animal attacks and his late father’s controversial theories about impending threats to the human race. As the assaults occurring worldwide become more cunning, coordinated and ferocious, Oz and the others are thrust into the race to unlock the mystery of the pandemic before there’s no place left for people to hide.
The 13 episode series is based on the James Patterson novel of the same name and is the third drama series to come out of CBS’ move into high-end scripted dramas for the typically quieter Summer months. Zoo is produced by CBS Television Studios and stars James Wolk, Kristen Connolly, Billy Burke, Nonso Anozie and Nora Arnezeder. Jeff Pinkner, Josh Appelbaum, Andre Nemec, Scott Rosenberg, Michael Katleman, James Mangold, Cathy Konrad, James Patterson, Bill Robinson, Leopoldo Gout and Steve Bowen are the executive producers.
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