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Orson Scott Card Writes New Sci-Fi Drama Appearing on BYUtv This Weekend


The second drama series from BYU, Extinct, will premiere on BYUtv on October 1, 2017, at 7 p.m. Mountain Time.

The 10-episode show takes place 400 years after the extinction of humankind, following a small group of humans who are revived by the aliens.

The aliens say they want to help humans, but the small group discovers a dark secret: the alien's might destroy the human race again.

Best-selling authors Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnston team up to create the action-packed sci-fi show. It stars Chad Michael Collins (Sniper: Reloaded, CSI, Once Upon a Time), Victoria Atkin (Hollyoaks, Assassin's Creed), Matthew Bellows (Nashville, Colony, Fuller House), and Yorke Fryer (How to Get Away with Murder) among other actors.

Although the series is first and foremost a science fiction series, actor Collins tells Comic Book it’s family-friendly.

“It kind of covers all the bases in terms of your really fun sci-fi series. A lot of fights, a lot of action, a lot of adventure,” he says.

The first eight episodes will be available to stream on byutv.org/extinct, the BYUtv App, AppleTV, Xbox ONE, Xbox360, Roku, Amazon FireTV, IOS, and Android on Sunday after the premiere.

Alternatively, viewers can watch Extinct weekly every Sunday at 7 p.m. Mountain Time. The two-episode finale will be released on Sunday, November 19.

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Official Trailer: Extinct, New Sci-Fi TV Series Coming October 2017

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