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Under the Dome: Season Two Coming in Summer 2014

Under the Dome season twoCBS has picked up their successful new summer drama Under the Dome for a second season of 13 episodes. They’ll debut next summer.

The first season of Under the Dome is currently airing and the season finale will be broadcast on September 16th.

Here’s the network press release:

“UNDER THE DOME” RENEWED FOR SUMMER 2014

Television’s #1 Summer Series to Return with 13 New Episodes

Stephen King to Write the Premiere Episode for Season 2

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.

What do you think? Are you a fan of Under the Dome? Are you glad that the show was renewed for a second season or do you think it should have been cancelled instead?

 

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JoAnn March 18, 2014 at 1:24 am

Loved this show!!! So glad it is coming back for a 2nd season!

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Christine March 17, 2014 at 2:40 pm

I can’t wait to watch the 2nd season of Under the Dome. What a great show!

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Bruce Butler March 17, 2014 at 7:28 am

Great show, can’t wait for second series, THANK YOU.

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LuLuplease March 6, 2014 at 2:25 pm

please please renew!!!!!!

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sammiejay February 26, 2014 at 4:08 am

I can forgive certain faults with TV shows but after a while the constant holes and unbelievable situations made me feel like their target audience are twelve year olds kids. I sort of felt insulted that the African American actors always had hat in hand wondering what to do next. no strength except for the violence in the cave written for the bare knuckle fighter. the show did have potential but lost it. what do the call it? something or other of disbelief. Like people would just hand over their guns. yeah right.

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Tammy Garrido January 18, 2014 at 7:08 am

Renew, renew, renew…

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Lois Albrand January 9, 2014 at 4:48 pm

should be cancelled, stupid show

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jack December 10, 2013 at 12:26 am

Best series on TV—way to go—bring on second season.

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Efya Cynteam December 7, 2013 at 5:12 am

Can’t wait 2 have a glimpse on the season two of this awesome series”under the some”.Gh ,we rep!

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Scarlet December 2, 2013 at 9:44 pm

I love this show , very good!!

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Amanda November 28, 2013 at 4:51 am

I love the show. I’m glad that there’s going to be a second season.

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evelyn green November 18, 2013 at 2:54 pm

under the dome was brilliant. loved every episode. cant wait for the season 2 is here.

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Carla November 11, 2013 at 5:47 pm

Please send the second season to the netherlands asap. Best series ever watched!!

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Sue October 18, 2013 at 2:47 pm

Yes. I’m happy “Under the g

globe” will return! I enjoyed it very much!!!! Thanks to the actors & actoresses!!!!

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Brian November 5, 2013 at 3:00 pm

I don’t know what to say about Sue’s posting…

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David November 5, 2013 at 3:56 pm

Me Neither Brian ,
But as to the Show can’t wait for season 2< Summer is a loooong time to wait bahhhhh.

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