The Stephen Spielberg-produced sci-fi drama has suffered declining ratings since its debut last year. Season 1 opened to 9.5 million viewers but closed out the season with only 5.4 million. Season 2 got only 5.2 million viewers when it debuted, and the finale dropped to 4.5 million.
CBS recently canceled “Under the Dome” after three seasons, which suffered from a large ratings drop off after opening well in Season 1.
The network also announced that Berry will executive produce “Legalease,” a new drama about a biracial lawyer from Chicago who follows a case to New Orleans, where she finds herself partnering with a white attorney.
Steven Lichtman is writing the series in addition to serving as executive producer. Berry, Dan Thomas, and Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas will also executive produce.
“I am so proud of what we accomplished on ‘Extant,’” Berry said. “This season seemed such a natural place to end Molly’s journey that I, along with CBS, felt it best served the story to leave it there.
“I’ve loved this experience working with such a talented cast and creative team. It was my first foray into episodic television, and I’m excited to continue my relationship with CBS, producing more compelling stories through my 606 Films production banner.”