As an imminent flu epidemic threatens the U.S., Federal Agent Brad Wolgast is tasked with bringing in the experiment's latest chosen test subject, a ten-year-old girl, Amy Bellafonte. But, after meeting Amy, Brad's loyalties to Project NOAH are tested.
Episode Viewers and Ratings
Season 1 Episode 1 of The Passage was watched by 5,230,000 viewers, resulting in a 1.30 rating in the 18-49 demographic.
Project NOAH is a a secret medical facility, where scientists are experimenting with a dangerous virus that could lead to the cure for all disease, but also carries the potential to wipe out the human race. When a young girl, Amy Bellafonte, is chosen to be a test subject, Federal Agent Brad Wolgast is the man who is tasked with bringing her to Project NOAH. Ultimately, however, Wolgast becomes her surrogate father, trying to protect her at any cost.
Brad and Amy's journey will force them to confront Project NOAH's lead scientists, Major Nichole Sykes and Dr. Jonas Lwar, as well as the hardened former Navy Operative Clark Richards, whom Brad trained. It likewise brings them face-to-face with a dangerous new race of beings confined within the walls of Project NOAH and death-row inmates. In seeking out any allies he can find, Brad also turns to his former wife for help. But as Project NOAH's scientists hone in on a cure that could save humanity, these new beings begin to test their own powers, inching one step closer to an escape that could lead to an unimaginable apocalypse.