Following two consecutive weeks of ratings declines, CBS’ Extant is getting a new (and improved?) launching pad.
Beginning with this Wednesday’s episode, the sci-fi-tinged summer series will air an hour later, at 10/9c, leading out of Criminal Minds repeats.
CBS earlier this summer pulled off a similar switcheroo, placing the new Sunday series Reckless after the established drama Unforgettable. That swap stabilized Reckless‘ numbers while also boosting the Poppy Montgomery starrer.
At last tally, Extant with its third episode drew 6.5 million total viewers and a 1.1 demo rating, down a good 30 percent from its debut.