|IMDB Rating:||7.1/10||Released Date:||19 Apr 2016|
CW has enjoyed such an admirable run with its recent development that the network was probably overdue for a genuine clunker. And it gets one, big-time, with “Containment,” a thoroughly uninspired drama about a pandemic, focusing on the officials charged with controlling the crisis and those cordoned off in harm’s way. While anyone in TV can come down with a bad case of the blahs, for the network’s sake, let’s hope this one doesn’t go viral. CW describes the show as an “event series,” and it’s leaving the door open for the program to continue if successful. The network also is providing “Containment” a plum time slot, scheduled after one of its biggest hits, “The Flash.” Then again, there’s a certain twisted logic to that: When faced with the prospect of watching beyond the half-dozen episodes previewed, the temptation is to run, not walk.