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The Best Based on Books TV Shows on NatGeo

Finding a good Based on Books TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Based on Books TV shows of all time streaming on NatGeo.

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1. Barkskins

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7.3/10
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73/100
Year: 2020-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Drama, History

What it's about: A disparate group of outcasts and dreamers battle to escape their pasts while navigating the brutal frontier hardships, competing interests, and tangled loyalties at the crossroads of civilization: the New World. Based on the novel by Pulitzer-winner Annie Proulx.

Where to Watch: 1 episodes (13%) are available to watch free online (NatGeo). 8 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu). 5 episodes (63%) are available to stream on a TV everywhere service (NatGeo). 6 episodes (75%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Vudu).

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2. The Hot Zone

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Year: 2019-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 1
Drama, Science-Fiction

What it's about: Heroic U.S. Army scientist Dr. Nancy Jaax, working with a secret military specialized team, puts her life on the line to head off an Ebola outbreak before it spread to the human population.

Where to Watch: 2 episodes (33%) are available to watch free online (NatGeo). 4 episodes (67%) are available to stream on a TV everywhere service (NatGeo). 6 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (Google Play, Vudu & YouTube).