Jul. 09, 2014
60 min.
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"Extant" is a futuristic thriller that follows a female astronaut who tries to reconnect with her family when she returns after a year in outer space. Her experiences lead to events that ultimately change the course of human history.

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It's the end of the road for Extant — but not the end of CBS' relationship with star Halle Berry. The network has canceled summer drama Extant after two seasons and put a legal drama executive produced by Berry in development, The Hollywood Reporter has learned, "CBS, Halle Berry and the producers have decided to conclude the Extant story after last season’s exciting and fitting conclusion,” CBS Entertainment president Glenn Geller said.

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"The fate of science fiction drama "Extant" remains muddy. It ended its 2nd season but CBS has said nothing regarding its renewal or cancellation.

There are two things working against this show being renewed: 1) Halle Berry's and Jeffrey Dean Morgan's salary, and 2), its diversion from Season 1's plot.

Stay tuned.

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Much of Season 1 has been jettisoned, leaving behind fragments of Season 1. New cast member Jeffrey Dean Morgan is added as a surly cop/bounty hunter. Season 2 starts approximately 6 months after Season 1 ended and JDM thinks Molly is a looney tooner!

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Season Two of “Extant,” Starring Academy Award Winner Halle Berry,
Premieres Wednesday, July 1 at 10:00 PM

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Kiersey Clemons (Transparent) will recur in Season 2 as a lifelike robot who’s “a bit morally ambiguous,” Lucy is attractive and fun but also “an unpredictable wildcard” — per the official character description — whose loose sense of right and wrong is a result of her creators’ skipping important stages in her development. (See? All of those hours Humanichs founder John spent telling his android son Ethan not to kill things were important.)

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David Morrissey has landed a recurring role on Extant,
The Walking Dead alum will play General Tobias Shepherd, the head of the Global Security Commission, who is known and respected for making the tough calls of wartime and standing by them—even when they are morally ambiguous. Shepherd has a personal history with Molly Woods (Halle Berry), a fact that complicates his work (and his life) in the face of a deadly new threat to humanity.

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'Extant' Renewed For Season 2
Extant won it's time period with 8.64 million viewers, 1.7/06 in adults 18-49 and 2.3/07 in adults 25-54 in the freshman season. The show will be returning for a second season in summer 2015.

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Amazon Prime Instant Video Takes Exclusive UK Rights to CBS' 'Extant'
Amazon Prime Instant Video has reached a deal with CBS Studios International for exclusive first run UK rights to CBS’ upcoming Summer drama series Extant. The show will premiere on Amazon Prime Instant Video UK on Thursday July 10th, less than 24 hours behind its broadcast in the United States on CBS.

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'Extant' Adds Joshua Malina
Joshua Malina will star opposite Halle Berry in Steven Spielberg’s upcoming new summer series, Extant. As a guest star, Malina will portray Dr. Scott Beck, the lead doctor in an emergency room of the near-future. The sci-fi thriller will revolve around astronaut Molly (Berry) who returns home after a year-long mission in outer space. Extant is set to premiere Wednesday, July 9th on CBS.

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Louis Gossett Jr. Cast In 'Extant'
Louis Gossett Jr. will play Halle Berry’s father in the upcoming CBS series Extant. His character, Quinn, is a retired doctor estranged from his daughter and out of touch with the world. So far, he is slated for at least two episodes, starting with Episode Four.

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CBS' 'Extant' Casts Annie Wersching
Annie Wersching will make her debut this summer in CBS’ Steven Spielberg-produced,Halle Berry-fronted Extant. Premiering Wednesday, July 2nd, the thriller follows Molly Watts (Berry), an astronaut trying to reconnect with her family after returning from a year in outer space. Wersching will recur as Femi Dodd, a member of the Yasumoto Corporation board who endeavors to insure that in our race toward a technologically advanced future, we don’t leave our humanity behind. Her position makes her a powerful adversary to Molly’s husband John.

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Grace Gummer Joins Cast Of Spielberg's 'Extant'
Extant continues to add notable names to its growing cast. Grace Gummer will enlist in the Steven Spielberg-produced, Halle Berry-starring sci-fi thriller on CBS. The series follows Berry’s astronaut Molly Watts' return from space looking to reconnect with her family amid mysterious happenings. Gummer will play Julie, a scientific partner of Watt’s husband John, as the two are in some way involved with robotics, having created prototypes, one of which includes Molly and John’s son. Extant is set to premiere on CBS July 2nd at 9/8c.

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Goran Visnjic Cast On 'Extant'
Goran Visnjic has signed on to play Halle Berry’s spouse in CBS’ upcoming mystery thriller Extant, the network announced Wednesday. Visnjic’s John Watts is married to Berry’s Molly, an astronaut trying to settle back into her home life after a year-long solo mission. Ultimately, her experiences in both space and at home will lead to events that change the course of history. The drama is scheduled to premiere Wednesday, July 2nd, at 9/8c

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Spielberg's 'Extant' Gets It's First Teaser Video
A brand new teaser has dropped for Steven Spielberg's anticipated mystery thriller Extant. The teaser, from the forthcoming summer series, which will star Halle Berry in a turn to the small screen, does not show the lead actress, or much of anything save a fetus, an animalistic eye, and some other brief images. Extant premieres on CBS July 2nd at 9/8c and you can check out the teaser here.

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CBS Sets Premiere Date For 'Extant'
CBS also announced that new summer series Extant, starring Halle Berry, will premiere Wednesday, July 2nd, at 9/8c. The summer drama series executive produced by Steven Spielberg revolves around female astronaut Molly, who not only arrives home after a year in space to reconnect with her family, but will face dire circumstances when her experiences lead to events that just might change the course of human history.

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