Amazon today announced that CBS Studios International’s sci-fi thriller “Extant,” starring Academy Award-winner Halle Berry and produced by Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television, will premiere exclusively on Amazon Prime Instant Video in the UK.
The first episode of “Extant” premieres on Prime Instant Video on July 10th, the day after the US premiere on CBS on July 9th. New episodes will be available to stream exclusively from Amazon Prime Instant Video each week, one day after their US broadcast, in high definition and on over 400 devices.
An all-new series from CBS Studios International and Amblin Television, “Extant” is a mystery thriller about a female astronaut (Berry) trying to reconnect with her family when she returns after a year in space. Her experiences in space lead to events that ultimately change the course of human history.
The series 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.
“‘Extant’ is a bold and thrilling new series from some of the biggest names in entertainment,” said Chris Bird, Amazon Instant Video Film & TV Strategy Director. “Having such a highly-anticipated and star-studded show premiere exclusively on Prime Instant Video is a perfect example of our ongoing commitment to bringing the very best in movie and TV entertainment to our customers in the UK.”
“We’re excited to see ‘Extant’ stream on Amazon in the U.K,” said Armando Nuñez, President and Chief Executive Officer, CBS Global Distribution Group. “With its stellar talent, unique concept and production auspices, ‘Extant’ is sure to be this year’s television event in the US, UK and around the globe.”