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[02/26/15 - 11:30 AM]
CBS Announces Summer 2015 Slate
Scripted dramas "Under the Dome," "Extant" and "Zoo" are all on tap, as is a new season of "Big Brother."

[via press release from CBS]

CBS ANNOUNCES SUMMER 2015 SLATE

"Zoo," a New Drama Based on James Patterson's #1 Bestselling Novel, Debuts Tuesday, June 30 at 9:00 PM

Perennial Reality Hit "Big Brother" Returns with a Special Two-Night Premiere, on Wednesday, June 24 and Thursday, June 25, Both at 8:00 PM

"Under the Dome" Debuts with a Two-Hour Premiere on Its New Night, Thursday, June 25 at 9:00-11:00 PM

Season Two of "Extant," Starring Academy Award Winner Halle Berry, Premieres Wednesday, July 1 at 10:00 PM

CBS today announced premiere dates for its lineup of original summer programing that includes the new drama ZOO, returning event series UNDER THE DOME and EXTANT, and the summer reality hit BIG BROTHER.

ZOO, a new drama based on the #1 bestselling novel by James Patterson, will premiere Tuesday, June 30 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT). In the series, a wave of violent animal attacks against humans begin taking place across the globe. As the assaults become more cunning, coordinated and ferocious, a young renegade biologist (James Wolk) is thrust into the race to unlock the pandemic's mystery before there's no place left for people to hide.

BIG BROTHER debuts with a special two-night premiere on Wednesday, June 24 and Thursday, June 25, both at 8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT. The Thursday edition, featuring the live eviction show hosted by Julie Chen, moves to its regular time period on July 2 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT). The Sunday broadcast premieres June 28 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT). Last summer, all three editions of BIG BROTHER regularly won their time periods in key young demographics and ranked among the summer's top 10 programs in both adults 18-49 and adults 18-34.

UNDER THE DOME returns for its third season with a special two-hour premiere on its new night, Thursday, June 25 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT). It moves to its regular time period on Thursday, July 2 (10:00-11:00 PM), following BIG BROTHER, forming a strong two-hour block of established summer hit shows. Based on Stephen King's bestselling novel, UNDER THE DOME tells the story of a small town that is suddenly and inexplicably sealed off from the rest of the world by an enormous transparent dome. This season, Emmy Award winner Marg Helgenberger will guest star in an extended story arc, beginning with the premiere episode, as the town's inhabitants figure out the Dome's purpose and what it wants from them. UNDER THE DOME was last summer's most-watched (11.32m) and highest-rated scripted program in adults 18-49 (2.8/09) and adults 25-54 (3.7/10).

EXTANT, a serialized mystery thriller starring Academy Award winner Halle Berry, makes its sophomore debut Wednesday, July 1 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT). This season, astronaut Molly Woods (Berry) discovers she has unwittingly put the human race on a path to destruction, and that she and mysterious stranger J.B. Richter (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) may be the only hope for survival. In its first season, EXTANT was the most-watched new scripted program of the summer, winning its Wednesday 10:00-11:00 PM time period in viewers (8.65m) and key demographics.

About ZOO:

ZOO, based on the #1 bestselling novel by James Patterson, stars James Wolk, Kristen Connolly, Billy Burke, Nonso Anozie and Nora Arnezeder. Jeff Pinkner, Josh Appelbaum, Andre Nemec, Scott Rosenberg and Michael Katleman are executive producers with James Mangold, Cathy Konrad, James Patterson, Bill Robinson, Leopoldo Gout and Steve Bowen. Brad Anderson is directing and also serves as an executive producer. ZOO is a CBS Television Studios production.

About BIG BROTHER:

BIG BROTHER follows a group of people living together in a house outfitted with more than 53 cameras and 97 microphones, recording their every move 24 hours a day. Each week, the House Guests will vote someone out of the house. At the end, the last remaining House Guest will receive the grand price of $500,000.

BIG BROTHER is produced by Emmy Award-winning producer Allison Grodner and Rich Meehan for Fly on the Wall Entertainment, in association with Endemol U.S.A.

About UNDER THE DOME:

UNDER THE DOME, based on Stephen King's bestselling novel, stars Dean Norris, Mike Vogel, Rachelle Lefevre, Alex Koch, Colin Ford, Mackenzie Lintz and Eddie Cahill. UNDER THE DOME is produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Amblin Television. Steven Spielberg, Neal Baer, Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank, Stacey Snider, Peter Leto and Tim Schlattmann are executive producers.

About EXTANT:

EXTANT stars Halle Berry, new cast member Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Pierce Gagnon and Grace Gummer. EXTANT is a co-production of CBS Television Studios and Amblin Television. Steven Spielberg, Liz Kruger, Craig Shapiro, Mickey Fisher, Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank, Halle Berry and Brooklyn Weaver are executive producers.

CBS SUMMER SCHEDULE

CBS Wednesday, June 24
8:00-9:00 PM BIG BROTHER (Season Premiere, Night 1)
9:00-10:00 PM CRIMINAL MINDS (Repeat)
10:00-11:00 PM CSI: CYBER (Repeat)

CBS Thursday, June 25
8:00-9:00 PM BIG BROTHER (Season Premiere, Night 2)
9:00-11:00 PM UNDER THE DOME (Two-Hour Third Season Premiere)

CBS Sunday, Effective June 28
7:00-8:00 PM 60 MINUTES (Repeat)
8:00-9:00 PM BIG BROTHER (Sunday Premiere)

CBS Tuesday, Effective June 30
8:00-9:00 PM NCIS (Repeat)
9:00-10:00 PM ZOO (Series Premiere)
10:00-11:00 PM NCIS: NEW ORLEANS (Repeat)

CBS Wednesday, Effective July 1
8:00-9:00 PM BIG BROTHER
9:00-10:00 PM CRIMINAL MINDS (Repeat)
10:00-11:00 PM EXTANT (Second Season Premiere)

CBS Thursday, Effective July 2
8:00-8:30 PM THE BIG BANG THEORY (Repeat)
8:30-9:00 PM THE ODD COUPLE (Repeat)
9:00-10:00 PM BIG BROTHER (Regular Thursday Time Period Premiere)
10:00-11:00 PM UNDER THE DOME (Regular Thursday Time Period Premiere)





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· BIG BROTHER (CBS)
· EXTANT (CBS)
· UNDER THE DOME (CBS)
· ZOO (CBS)





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