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Halle Berry keeps CBS' 'Extant' in orbit despite its odd turns
Halle Berry keeps CBS' 'Extant' in orbit despite its odd turns

The starry, starring presence of Halle Berry instantly makes an event of "Extant," a new science-fiction series from CBS premiering Wednesday. That Steven Spielberg is an executive producer has also been shouted to the skies, but he has been mixed up with television for years, with mixed results; currently he is also an executive producer of "Under the Dome," the network's other summer sci-fi serial now in its second season, which can at times be very silly indeed. In "Extant," Berry plays Molly Woods, an astronaut who returns to Earth after 13 months alone in space to find herself impossibly pregnant. We also learn, within the first five minutes,...

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