Trailer – This is a TV series that will be airing on the BYUtv network this fall. Haven’t heard of BYUtv? I hadn’t either. I was surprised to learn that BYUtv was carried on many cable networks, including mine, AT&T U-verse (channel 1567). There are also Apps for the iPhone and iPad that will allow you to view programming for free. Or you can watch programs via http://www.byutv.org/shows.
This is an apocalyptic story of humans trying to restore humanity on Earth after an alien invasion. The 10 episode series has been co-dreated and co-authored by well known science fiction author Orson Scott Card (most will know him for being the author of “Ender’s Game”). The official synopsis of the series is:
The 10-episode action-packed series takes place 400 years after the extinction of the human race and follows a small group of humans who are revived by an alien civilization. The aliens claim they want to restore the human species, but the reborn humans uncover new dangers, hidden agendas and powerful secrets that challenge that claim and threaten to annihilate the human race all over again.
Extinct carries the colony of revived humans through struggles with the aliens who extinguished humankind centuries before — while trying to understand and get along with the mysterious aliens who revived them. Nothing is as it seems to be, and if they aren’t careful, courageous, and unified, they’ll find themselves under the control of one group or the other.
This might be an interesting series to watch when it premiers October 1.