Premiering tonight on FOX, is the new series, The Passage
, adapted from the best-selling book trilogy by Justin Cronin. The series focuses on Project NOAH, a secret facility where scientists have discovered a virus in the Bolivian jungle that they think is a cure to all human diseases. At the facility they run experiments with the dangerous virus, however learn that it also has the ability to wipe out all of mankind.
The scientists enlist the help of Federal Agent Brad Wolgast (Mark-Paul Gosselaar) to bring in test subjects from prisons and other members of society that no one will miss.
Problems arise when the test subjects start changing, but time is running out when an outbreak of avian flu turns into an epidemic.