‘Zoo’ Season 2 Episodes 1 and 2 Preview

Zoo Alyssa Diaz, James Wolk and Nonso Anozie
Alyssa Diaz, James Wolk, and Nonso Anozie in ‘Zoo’ (Photo © 2016 CBS Broadcasting, Inc.)

CBS is set to kick off season two of the dramatic series Zoo on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 9pm ET/PT with a special airing of back-to-back one hour episodes. The series is based on the book by James Patterson and stars James Wolk as Jackson, Kristin Connolly as Jamie, Billy Burke as Mitch, Nonso Anozie as Abraham, Nora Arnezeder as Chloe, Alyssa Diaz as Dariela, and Josh Salatin as Logan. Executive producer Michael Katleman directed season two episodes one and two, with Matt Pitts and Melissa Glenn writing episode one and Bryan Oh and Nick Parker writing episode two.

Season 2 Episodes 1 and 2 Plots: “The Day of the Beast” and “Caraquet” – Following the dramatic shift in violent animal behavior, the team attempts to rescue Jamie and the leopard whose DNA may hold the key to curing the animal crisis. Also, the team discovers a shocking mutation that threatens the life of one of their own.

Details on Zoo: Zoo is a global thriller about a wave of violent animal attacks against humans sweeping the planet. Jackson Oz is a young renegade American zoologist who spent 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. They team up with news reporter Jamie Campbell, veterinarian Mitch Morgan and French investigator Chloe Tousignant and are thrust into the race to unlock the mystery of the pandemic. In season two, the danger escalates as the animal mutation moves to phase two, and they begin attacking infrastructure and creating deadly environmental phenomena in an effort to make the planet uninhabitable. Along the way the team encounters Logan, a mysterious stranger who may be holding a dangerous secret, and Dariela, a part of a military unit which encounters a strange and troubling new development in the animal mutation. Also, the team discovers a shocking mutation that threatens the life of one of their own.