It’s a bad day to be human this Memorial Day when "The Andromeda Strain
" infects the airwaves. The four-hour original A&E television event will premiere in High Definition on Monday, May 26 from 9-11 PM ET/PT and Tuesday, May 27 from 9-11 PM ET/PT.
Based on the best-selling novel from Michael Crichton, the miniseries stars Benjamin Bratt
, Eric McCormack
, Ricky Schroder
, Andre Braugher
, Christa Miller
, Daniel Dae Kim
and Viola Davis
In "The Andromeda Strain," a U.S. military satellite crashes in a small town and unleashes a deadly plague killing all but two survivors. As the military quarantines the area, a team of highly specialized scientists is assembled to find a cure to the pathogen code-named “Andromeda,” and a reporter investigates a government conspiracy only to discover what he is chasing wants him silenced.