CBS Summer Schedule Scoop: Big Brother Bows Early (Again), Extant Debut Shifts and More

Big Brother 16CBS has released its Summer 2014 game plan, and it includes another early start for Big Brother and a slightly delayed debut for the Halle Berry event series Extant.

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For the second straight summer, the Julie Chen-hosted “social experiment” will launch in June — specifically, Wednesday, June 25 at 8/7c. The Thursday edition, featuring the live eviction show, bows June 26 at 9/8c, and the Sunday broadcast premieres June 29 at 8/7c (leading into new legal drama Reckless at 9/8c and the third season of Unforgettable at 10/9c.)

Summer event series Extant, meanwhile, will debut a week later on Wednesday, July 9 at 9/8c (vs. July 2). And, as previously reported, Under the Dome will return with its second season on Monday, June 30 at 10/9c.