CBS Renews Under the Dome for Season 2

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CBS viewers will head back Under the Dome in 2014.

The network announced at today's Television Critics Association press tour panel that it will bring back the drama next summer, with Stephen King on board to write the Season 2 premiere.

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“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 in a statement.

Under the Dome is the biggest new summer show on network television.

It's averaging 13.84 million viewers and 3.5/10 in the demographic of 18-49-year olds. It also airs a new episode tonight.

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