CBS returns to the Dome

CBS has renewed two summer series for 2015.

Under the Dome will have a third outing while Halle Berry-starrer Extant will have a second season.

Based on Stephen King’s eponymous novel, Under the Dome tells the story of a small town that is suddenly sealed off from the rest of the world by an enormous transparent dome.

It is produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Amblin Television. Steven Spielberg, King, Neal Baer, Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank and Stacey Snider executive produce.

Under the Dome

Under the Dome

Extant is a mystery thriller about a female astronaut (Berry) trying to reconnect with her family when she returns after a year in outer space.

The series is coproduced by CBS Television Studios and Amblin Television. Spielberg, Greg Walker, Mickey Fisher, Brooklyn Weaver, Falvey, Frank and Berry executive produce. Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas is a co-executive producer.

Extant

Extant

Both series also air on Amazon Prime Instant Video.

Other dramas lining up on CBS next summer include Zoo, based on James Patterson’s novel.