Paramount Network Sets Premiere Date For ‘The Strain’

The Strain will premiere on Paramount Network on Thursday October 4th at 10pm, it has been announced.

The Strain follows Dr. Ephraim Goodweather, the head of the Center for Disease Control Canary Team in New York City. He and his team are called upon to investigate a mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient and evil strain of vampirism. As the strain spreads, Eph, his team, and an assembly of everyday New Yorkers, wage war for the fate of humanity itself.

Based on Chuck Hogan’s best-selling vampire novel trilogy, The Strain was developed for television by Hogan and Guillermo del Toro. The FX Productions produced series stars Corey Stoll, Mia Maestro, Sean Astin, Kevin Durand, Natalie Brown, Jonathan Hyde, Richard Sammel, Robert Maillet, Jack Kesy, Ben Hyland, and Miguel Gomez.

TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.