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CBS Orders Event Series

Oct 20, 2016  •  Post A Comment

CBS gave a straight-to-series order to a suspense thriller that the network has slotted for broadcast in summer 2017. The project is “Salvation,” about an asteroid on a collision course with planet Earth.

The network ordered 13 one-hour episodes of the project from Alex Kurtzman’s Secret Hideout and CBS Television Studios.

Glenn Geller, President, CBS Entertainment, commented: “‘Salvation’ is the type of fast-paced, dramatic ride that viewers look for in a summer event series. We’re excited to launch another high-concept, highly promotable show with great auspices that adds to our roster of year-round, original scripted programming.”

Executive producers are Liz Kruger and Craig Shapiro, who wrote the script based on a story by Matt Wheeler; Alex Kurtzman; Heather Kadin; and Peter Lenkov.

The drama series joins season three of “Zoo,” along with a new installment of “Big Brother,” in the summer 2017 lineup for CBS.

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