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TCA Summer 2013 Press Tour: CBS Renews Under the Dome; Stephen King Writing Season 2 PremiereWell, this was a no-brainer: CBS announced today that “Under the Dome” has been renewed for 13 new episodes, and Stephen King is writing the Season 2 premiere!

From the Press Release:
“UNDER THE DOME,” television’s #1 summer series in viewers and key demographics, will return in summer 2014 with 13 new episodes, it was announced today by Nina Tassler, President, CBS Entertainment.

Stephen King, whose bestselling novel is the basis for the series, will write the premiere episode of the second season.

“We’re excited to tell more stories about the mystery of the dome and the secrets in Chester’s Mill and are thrilled to have the master storyteller himself, Stephen King, tell the first one of next season,” said CBS Entertainment President Nina Tassler.

“UNDER THE DOME” is a serialized drama from Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television based on Stephen King’s bestselling novel of the same name. It tells 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 averaging 13.84 million viewers, 3.5/10 in adults 18-49, and 4.8/12 in adults 25-54. In addition to impressive live plus same day ratings on CBS, the series has also seen significant additional viewing on DVR playback, video-on-demand, and online streaming – including Amazon’s Prime Instant Video, which provides exclusive online subscription streaming four days after the broadcast on CBS. Amazon says that since the show’s launch, “UNDER THE DOME” has been watched by more customers than any other series on the service.

“UNDER THE DOME” is produced by CBS Television Studios in association Amblin Television. Neal Baer, Stephen King, Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank, Stacey Snider, Jack Bender, and Brian K. Vaughan, who wrote the television adaptation, are executive producers.

“Under the Dome” Episode 1.06 – “The Endless Thirst” (airs 7/29/13)
When the town begins to run low on water, the residents of Chester’s Mill begin to fight for the remaining resources. Meanwhile, Julia (Rachelle Lefevre) discovers a strange connection that two of the town’s residents have with the Dome.

For more info visit “Under the Dome” on CBS.com, “like” “Under the Dome” on Facebook, and follow “Under the Dome” on Twitter (@UnderTheDomeCBS).



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