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[04/09/14 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 9
Updates include: Twentieth Television extends "Divorce Court" through 2016-17; Christian Taylor to run MTV's "Eye Candy"; and Paramount Television eyes small screen takes on various features.

[03/31/14 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 31
Updates include: Richard Dreyfuss cast in "Your Family or Mine" at TBS; "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," "The Walking Dead" tap new regulars; and Frances Fisher boards "The Killing's" final season.

[03/11/14 - 09:00 AM]
CBS Announces Summer Slate of Original Programming
New drama "Reckless" and season three of "Unforgettable" will join the previously announced "Under the Dome" and "Extant."

[03/10/14 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 10
Updates include: James Roday to star in "Good Session" at CBS; Mary Elizabeth Winstead to get "Exposed" at ABC; and Josh Duhamel to topline "Battle Creek" for CBS.

[02/28/14 - 10:02 AM]
CBS Is Bound for SXSW with Meet-And-Greets, Activities and Giveaways
"Friends with Better Lives," "Under the Dome" and "Extant" are among the featured promotions.

[02/11/14 - 11:56 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 11
Updates include: MTV's "Eye Candy," HBO's "The Brink" get series orders; Greta Gerwig to topline "How I Met Your Dad" at CBS; and JoAnna Garcia Swisher is the first to board ABC's "The Astronaut Wives Club."

[02/10/14 - 03:29 PM]
New CBS Summer Series "Extant" Starring Academy Award Winner Halle Berry Begins Production Today, Feb. 10
Allen Coulter is directing the first episode on the project, produced by Steven Spielberg's Amblin Television and CBS Television Studios.

[01/31/14 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 31
Updates include: David Schwimmer to get "Irreversible" at ABC; Grace Gummer boards "Extant" at CBS; and Matt McGorry is the first cast on ABC's "How to Get Away with Murder."

[01/29/14 - 11:57 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 29
Updates include: Tea Leoni is "Madam Secretary" at CBS; Jennifer Carpenter to lead "Sea of Fire" for ABC; and The CW greenlights a trio of drama pilots.

[01/15/14 - 11:03 AM]
CBS at TCA: Tassler Talks "Frustrating, Exciting" Pilot Season
Plus: the executive on upcoming efforts "Reckless," "Bad Teacher"; killing off Taraji P. Henson's character on "Person of Interest"; and more!

[01/15/14 - 09:15 AM]
CBS Announces Premiere Dates for Summer Series "Under the Dome" and "Extant"
Season two of "Under the Dome" is due on Monday, June 30 while new drama "Extant," starring Halle Berry, will premiere on Wednesday, July 2.

[01/09/14 - 12:01 PM]
Camryn Manheim Cast as Series Regular in New CBS Drama Series "Extant"
Manheim will play Sam Barton, Molly's (Halle Berry) best friend and closest confidant.

[11/08/13 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 8
Updates include: ABC pilots import of the U.K.'s "Bad Education"; Hiroyuki Sanada joins CBS's "Extant"; and trio cast in Starz's new drama "Power."

[10/22/13 - 03:40 PM]
Pierce Gagnon Cast in New CBS Drama Series "Extant"
He'll co-star alongside Halle Berry in the project, due in summer 2014 on the network.

[10/04/13 - 12:32 PM]
Academy Award Winner Halle Berry to Star in "Extant"
Berry will play an astronaut who returns home from a year-long solo mission in space and tries to reconnect with her husband and son in their everyday life.

[08/07/13 - 01:02 PM]
CBS Orders "Extant," a New Drama Series from Steven Spielberg's Amblin Television and CBS Television Studios, for Broadcast in Summer 2014
The project is "a futuristic thriller about a female astronaut trying to reconnect with her family when she returns after a year in outer space."







EXTANT (CBS)
Premieres Wednesday, July 9
BROADCAST HISTORY:
7/9/14 - ???
STATUS:
new this summer (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
wednesdays from 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (13 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from CBS's press release, March 2014) EXTANT is a mystery thriller about a female astronaut trying to reconnect with her family when she returns after a year in outer space. Her experiences lead to events that ultimately will change the course of human history. EXTANT stars Halle Berry, Goran Visnjic, Camryn Manheim, Michael O'Neill, Hiroyuki Sanada, Pierce Gagnon and Grace Gummer. EXTANT is a co-production of CBS Television Studios and Amblin Television. Steven Spielberg, Greg Walker, Mickey Fisher, who wrote the script, Brooklyn Weaver, Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank serve as executive producers. Halle Berry is a co-executive producer.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Camryn Manheim as Sam Barton
· Goran Visnjic as John Watts
· Grace Gummer as Julie Gelineau
· Halle Berry as Molly Watts
· Hiroyuki Sanada as Kinji Matsumo
· Michael O'Neill as Alvin Sparks
· Pierce Gagnon as Ethan Watts
CREW INFORMATION:
· Allen Coulter as DIR (Pilot)
· Brooklyn Weaver as EP
· Darryl Frank as EP
· Greg Walker as EP
· Halle Berry as CO-EP
· Justin Falvey as EP
· Mickey Fisher as CRTR/EP
· Steven Spielberg as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Amblin Television
· CBS Television Studios