— CBS’ “Primeval” debuts in October on Netflix (NFLX), Amazon (AMZN) and Hulu (HBO Now).
The season premiere is the first episode of the new 10-part “Premier Performance” series, premiering on Wednesday, Oct. 22.
The 10-parter will premiere each night of the fall season with a different performer and subject matter.
“Primeval’s” 10-episodes run is the third in a 10-season plan that has a theme of the world’s biggest entertainment networks coming together to create entertainment for a global audience.
In this new era, the network has taken a more collaborative approach with the artists, creators and brands who produce the shows, which have a global reach.CBS has already announced that the 10-show plan will continue through September, with new series premiering in 2018 and a sixth season premiere in 2019.
The 10-hour premier will be hosted by host Jimmy Fallon, who will host an all-star cast including Stephen Colbert, Bill Hader, Ed Helms, Jimmy Kimmel and Sarah Silverman.
In addition to Fallon, there will also be a host of new and returning cast members, including Matt Bomer, Joe Mantegna, Matt Czuchry, Will Forte, Robert Kirkman, Stephen Root, Matt Ross and Sarah Hyland.
In its first two seasons, the 10 shows have all earned a total of $50 million in ticket sales, according to CBS.
The network said the first 10 shows grossed $25 million each, with the other 10 shows each grossed between $15 million and $25.5 million.
The network has not yet released the full list of the 10 series, but the list is expected to include “Bachelor in Paradise,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Chicago Fire,” “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” “Marvels Jessica Jones,” “Mad Men,” “The Big Bang Theory,” “Once Upon a Time” and “The Voice.”
In the 10 years that have passed since “Prime Time,” “Prime Valentines” has earned an estimated $1.5 billion in ticket and merchandise sales, the majority of which has come from digital sales.CBS is in the process of rolling out a similar, multi-year plan, but has not released any further details about that plan.