'Salvation' Episodes to Stream on Amazon Days After They Air on CBS

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Episodes of the upcoming, sci-fi thriller Salvation will be available to stream on Amazon four days after they air on CBS.

Scheduled to make its television debut July 12, the show is about "a tech superstar and an MIT grad student who bring a Pentagon official a staggering discovery—that an asteroid is just six months away from colliding with Earth," a press release said.

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The series stars Santiago Cabrera, Jennifer Finnigan, Charlie Rowe, Jacqueline Byers, Rachel Drance, Shazi Raja and Ian Anthony Dale.

"The CBS/Amazon relationship for original, summer programming has been very successful, and we're excited to build on it with Salvation," Scott Koondel, chief corporate licensing officer for CBS Corp., said in a statement Wednesday. "It continues to be a great business model for year-round programming on the network, as well as exclusive content for Amazon Video subscribers."

"Prime members have enjoyed streaming entertaining CBS summer series like Under the Dome and Extant only four days after their broadcast on CBS," added Brad Beale, Amazon's vice president of worldwide television licensing. "We are excited to add CBS' new series Salvation to Prime Video, giving customers even more great content to watch this summer."

By Karen Butler

Originally published in UPI Entertainment News.