The Hollywood Reporter
So let’s say you have to miss the premiere of Stephen King’s “Under the Dome” and are feeling distraught with nowhere to turn. Dear lord, the horror, the agony, the world can be so cruel! Not to worry, kids; you can catch the show streaming on Amazon a few days after!
THR reports that CBS has struck a content licensing deal with Amazon.com, which will grant Amazon Prime members unlimited access to the serialized drama four days after each network broadcast. The deal will also allow for “Dome” to be purchased and downloaded exclusively on Amazon Instant Video.
The 13-episode summer series from CBS, Steven Spielberg, and Stephen King will premiere June 24th. The cast includes Jolene Purdy (“Glee”, Donnie Darko), Nicholas Strong, Britt Robertson (“The Secret Circle”), Natalie Martinez (“CSI: NY,” Death Race 2008), Colin Ford (“Supernatural”), Aisha Hinds (“True Blood”), and Alex Koch. Visit underthedome.com to sign up for more info.
“UNDER THE DOME” is the story of a small town that is suddenly and inexplicably sealed off from the rest of the world by an enormous transparent dome. The town’s inhabitants must deal with surviving the post-apocalyptic conditions while searching for answers to what this barrier is, where it came from, and if and when it will go away.
“UNDER THE DOME” is produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Amblin Television. Neal Baer, Stephen King, Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank, Stacey Snider, and Brian K. Vaughan, who wrote the television adaptation, serve as executive producers. Acclaimed director Niels Arden Oplev (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) directed the first episode.
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