summer TV

Halle Berry’s ‘Extant’: Expect Big Things

Posted on 07/3/2014 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Entertainment  During the promotional ramp-up to the July 9 premiere of Halle Berry’s new CBS show Extant, Berry talked comparisons to Rosemary’s Baby and series creator Mickey Fisher referenced a “Joseph and Mary moment,” in which shocked husband Goran Visnjic learns that his astronaut wife (Berry) got pregnant while on a 13-month solo mission in space. So just what has she got gestating? Is it the devil or something divine? More important to CBS, will she deliver a hit, or a big-budget miss? …

‘Under the Dome’ Looks Like a Summer Hit

Posted on 06/19/2013 by |Television and Entertainment | Comments

EntertainmentThe first must-watch TV series of the summer has arrived, and for a change it isn’t airing on a niche cable network, appealing only to a demographic sliver. Under The Dome, which premieres Monday June 24 at 10 p.m. on CBS, is a big, broad crowd-pleaser that should pull a huge audience into its mysterious tent — and then trap us all inside. If you’ve watched CBS recently, you may have seen promotion of Under The Dome, a 13-episode summer series adapted …