By Patrick Munn | December 4, 2015 - 12:07 pm | No Comments
Syfy UK has closed a deal with sister company NBCUniversal International Distribution to acquire the exclusive UK rights to Killjoys, TVWise has learned. Additionally, in a separate deal with CBS Studios International, the NBCU owned channel has also picked up the UK linear rights to the second and final season of Extant.
By Patrick Munn | October 9, 2015 - 6:54 pm | 3 Comments
Extant has run its course. In what is being hailed as a mutual decision between star Halle Berry, the producers and CBS, the network has cancelled the sci-fi drama after two seasons. CBS will be staying in business with series lead Berry however, as they've signed a development deal with the actress, which will see her serve as an executive producer on a new legal drama that is now in the works.
By Patrick Munn | September 24, 2015 - 3:12 pm | No Comments
After playing the duplicitous Alan Sparks on the first season of 'Extant', Michael O'Neill suddenly found himself out of a job when CBS execs and the series producers decided to change direction in season two of the sci-fi thriller. TVWise recently caught up with O'Neill and got his take on what went down.
By Patrick Munn | April 27, 2015 - 10:36 am | No Comments
Amazon Prime Instant Video UK has picked up the exclusive first run UK broadcast rights to the second season of CBS' Halle Berry fronted sci-fi series Extant after striking a deal with CBS Studios International. The show's second season will premiere on the streaming service on July 2nd, mere hours after its debut state-side. New episodes will then continue to be made available every Thursday.
By Patrick Munn | April 14, 2015 - 9:40 am | No Comments
The Good Wife, NCIS: Los Angeles and Extant have firmly established themselves as ratings hits here in the UK, with the three series pulling in big ratings for their respective broadcasters. In addition, a wealth of other series distributed by CBSSI, such as NCIS, Scorpion and Elementary, also continue to draw big ratings in the UK.
By Patrick Munn | April 6, 2015 - 9:49 pm | No Comments
Melina Kanakaredes has landed a recurring role on CBS' Halle Berry fronted Summer sci-fi drama Extant. She will appear in two episodes of the show's upcoming second season as Dorothy, a judge who also happens to be the estranged wife of bounty hunter JD Richter (new cast member Jeffrey Dean Morgan).
By Patrick Munn | March 19, 2015 - 8:22 pm | No Comments
CBS is continuing to rebuild the cast of Extant. Lyndon Smith and Nacar Zadegan have been tapped to join the cast of the network's summer drama series starring Halle Berry for its upcoming second season. The duo will recur in a handful of episodes when the show returns to CBS this July.