‘Under the Dome’ Season 2 Announced

Under the Dome

The good people of Chester’s Mill had better get comfy; it doesn’t look like that dome’s going anywhere anytime soon.

CBS announced today their smash hit Under the Dome has been renewed for a second season of 13 new episodes set to air Summer 2014. Stephen King, an executive producer on the series and the writer of the book on which it is based, will write the season two premiere.

“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 averaging 13.84 million viewers, in addition to notching impressive numbers from live plus same day viewings, DVR viewers and online streaming. According to Amazon, the series has been watched by more customers than any other series on their Amazon Prime Instant viewing service to date.

Are you excited Under the Dome will be back for more next summer, or were you looking forward to the story wrapping in one season?

Under the Dome airs Mondays at 10PM ET on CBS.