By Benjamin Svetkey
Updated December 28, 2010 at 11:20 PM EST

AMC has zombies. HBO has vampires. And this summer, TNT will be getting aliens. The basic cable channel released its first trailer for Falling Skies, the upcoming Steven Spielberg-produced series about life on Earth six months after an alien invasion. Of course, nobody does ETs better than Spielberg, so our expectations for this two-minutes of footage were pretty high. We were not disappointed. There’s a creepy little kids voice-over setting up the plot (“They didn’t want to be friends — not at all…”), a couple of classic Spielbergian reaction shots (close up on star Noah Wyle gazing into the heavens with astonishment), and a money shot at the end showing one of the multilegged extraterrestrials in full frame. Sure, some of the CGI looks like it might have been done on an iPad, but we’ll still be tuning in when the show arrives in June. Check it out below:

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