Extant is an American science fiction television drama series created by Mickey Fisher and executive produced by Steven Spielberg. The story revolves around astronaut Molly Woods (Halle Berry) who returns home to her family inexplicably pregnant after 13 months in outer space on a solo mission.
On August 7, 2013, CBS announced that it had placed a 13-episode straight-to-series order, bypassing the traditional pilot stage. Steven Spielberg served as one of the executive producers. Production began in Los Angeles on February 10, 2014. The series was broadcast in the United States on the CBS television network, and was a production of Amblin Television.
Extant premiered on July 9, 2014. On October 9, 2014, CBS renewed Extant for a second season, which premiered on July 1, 2015 and concluded on September 9, 2015. On October 9, 2015, CBS cancelled Extant after two seasons.