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TV ratings: Halle Berry's 'Extant' gets big audience that skews older
TV ratings: Halle Berry's 'Extant' gets big audience that skews older

Halle Berry's new sci-fi series launched with a big audience Wednesday night for CBS but didn't blast off quite like "Under the Dome" did last year. "Extant" is CBS' attempt to create another summer hit with the help of executive producer Steven Spielberg, who also serves as EP on "Under the Dome." In "Extant," Berry plays an astronaut who returns to Earth and discovers she is mysteriously pregnant. According to preliminary numbers from Nielsen, the premiere averaged 9.42 million viewers, making it the most-watched broadcast television show of the night. It earned a rating of 1.7 among the key demographic of 18- to 49-year-old viewers, which is not astronomical but still makes it the...

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