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03.03.2014

CBS’S HIT SUMMER SERIES “UNDER THE DOME” BEGINS PRODUCTION ON SEASON TWO TODAY IN WILMINGTON, N.C.

Premiere Episode Written by Bestselling Author and

Executive Producer Stephen King

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           March 3, 2014 – Production begins today in Wilmington, N.C. on the sophomore season of CBS’s hit summer series UNDER THE DOME.  Executive producer Stephen King, the bestselling author of the novel the series is based on, wrote the first episode, which will be directed by executive producer Jack Bender.  

           The second season of UNDER THE DOME premieres Monday, June 30 (10:00 – 11:00 PM, ET/PT) on CBS.  UNDER THE DOME was the #1 program last summer, with an average of 15.06 million viewers and 3.9/11 in adults 18-49, making it the most-watched scripted summer series in 21 years.  UNDER THE DOME is licensed in 200 markets worldwide by CBS Studios International and is off to strong starts in countries where it has already premiered.

           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 about the dome, 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. Steven Spielberg, Stephen King, Neal Baer, Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank, Stacey Snider, Jack Bender and Brian K. Vaughan are executive producers.

CHEAT TWEET: .@StephenKing is #UnderTheDome! Ssn 2 starts production 2day in Wilmington, NC w/King @ the helm. Tune in 6/30! http://bit.ly/MJePUL

 

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Lauren Kamm          212-975-3869  lauren.kamm@cbs.com

Kristen Hall             818-655-7237  kristen.hall@cbs.com

Kacy Lee                818-655-7220  kacy.lee@cbs.com 

 

Photo Contacts:

Meagan McLaughlin 212-975-7518  mcmclaughlin@cbs.com 

Press:

Lauren Kamm
212-975-3869
lauren.kamm@cbs.com

 

CBS Television Studios:

Kristen Hall
818-655-7237
kristen.hall@cbs.com

Kacy Lee
818-655-7220
kacy.lee@cbs.com

 

Photo:

Meagan McLaughlin
212-975-7518
mcmclaughlin@cbs.com