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NEW CBS DRAMA "EXTANT," STARRING ACADEMY AWARD WINNER HALLE BERRY, TO PREMIERE EXCLUSIVELY ON AMAZON PRIME INSTANT VIDEO IN THE UK

Published on: 05/28/2014   |   All 2014 Press Releases


All-New Sci-Fi Series Produced by Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television Premiering Exclusively on Prime Instant Video, With Episodes Made Available The Day After Broadcast in the U.S. 

The New Event Series, Distributed by CBS Studios International, Will Premiere in Britain On Thursday, July 10 and Will Only Be Available on the UK’s Largest Movie and TV Streaming Service

London, May 27, 2014: Amazon and CBS Studios today announced that the highly-anticipated 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, the UK’s largest movie and TV streaming service, on Thursday, July 10, the day after the U.S. premiere on CBS on Wednesday, July 9. New episodes will be available to stream exclusively from Amazon Prime Instant Video each week, one day after their U.S. broadcast, in high definition and on more than 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. 

“We’re excited to see the first window of EXTANT stream on Amazon in the UK,” 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 U.S. and around the globe.”

 “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.”

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