Under the Dome Renewed For A Second Season, Stephen King To Write The First Episode

Under the Dome

CBS CEO Les Moonves brought news to the Television Critics Association today, as reported at Deadline, that Under the Dome will be coming back for a second season.

The series is based upon the novel of the same name by Stephen King and it was also announced today that King is writing the first episode of the second season.

The series, about a town trapped under a mysterious dome, has been a real hit for CBS and they’ve also made a deal with Amazon which sees them streaming the episodes only four days after they’ve aired on CBS. The show was originally developed for Showtime before moving to CBS, where it has been seen by some as something a little out of the ordinary for the channel.

Producers Brian K. Vaughan and Neal Baer have made it clear in interviews that they are strongly guided by King’s thoughts on the series so it’s perhaps no surprise that he will be writing the season two premiere.

With the series reportedly moving pretty far from the source material it will be interesting to see if this has any impact on those that began watching because they were fans of the book.

Under the Dome will return to CBS next summer for a second season run of thirteen episodes.

Marvel's DOCTOR STRANGE..Doctor Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch)..Photo Credit: Film Frame ..©2016 Marvel. All Rights Reserved.

Jimmy Kimmel Hires Doctor Strange To Be A Magician For Some Real ‘Demons’

So Will We Get A Lot Of Inhumans Titles Announced This Week For RessurXion As Well?

Milo Manara And Frank Cho To Give Italian Comic Con Lecture About Women


More Memories Of The Great Steve Dillon Continue To Pour In

Dave Gibbons Speaks, Wednesday, In Woking

Less Than A Week After Black Mirror Series 3 Drops – Another Episode Comes True

Get A Look A Bunch Of New Doctor Strange TV Spots


New Photo Officially Confirms X-23 For Logan


A Look A Trevor Von Eeden’s Process

Van Helsing Will Likely Be Part Of Universal’s Monster Universe