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Under the Dome (TV series)

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Under the Dome is a serialized dramatic adaptation of Stephen King's novel of the same name. Produced by Steven Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment, the show premiered on CBS on Monday, 24 June 2013 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT), and the first season ran 13 episodes. 

The show was then renewed for a second season and premiered on June 30, 2014. After another season of success, the show was renewed for another season. Season three premiered on June 25, 2015. The series was cancelled after the third season.


When the small New England town of Chester's Mill 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.


Season 1

Ep Title Writer Director Airdate
1 "Pilot" Brian K. Vaughan Niels Arden Oplev 06/24/13
2 "Into the Fire" Rick Cleveland Jack Bender 07/01/13
3 "Manhunt" Adam Stein Paul Edwards 07/08/13
4 "Outbreak" Peter Calloway Kari Skogland 07/15/13
5 "Blue on Blue" Brian K. Vaughan Jack Bender 07/22/13
6 "The Endless Thirst" Soo Hugh Kari Skogland 07/29/13
7 "Imperfect Circles" Caitlin Parrish Miguel Sapochnik 08/05/13
8 "Thicker Than Water" Adam Stein Jack Bender 08/12/13
9 "The Fourth Hand" Daniel Truly Roxann Dawson 08/19/13
10 "Let the Games Begin" Peter Calloway Sergio Mimica-Gezzan 08/26/13
11 "Speak of the Devil" Scott Gold David M. Barrett 09/02/13
12 "Exigent Circumstances" Adam Stein & Caitlin Parrish Peter Leto 09/09/13
13 "Curtains" Brian K. Vaughan & Scott Gold Jack Bender 09/16/13

Season 2

On 29 July 2013, the series was renewed for a second season.

Ep Title Writer Director Airdate
14 "Heads Will Roll" Stephen King Jack Bender 6/30/14
15 "Infestation" Kelly Souders & Brian Peterson Ernest Dickerson 7/7/14
16 "Force Majeure" Adam Stein Peter Leto 7/14/14
17 "Revelation" Alexandra McNally Holly Dale 7/21/14
18 "Reconciliation" Cathryn Humphris Ed Ornelas 7/28/14
19 "In the Dark" Caitlin Parrish Jack Bender 8/4/14
20 "Going Home" Peter Calloway David M. Barrett 8/11/14
21 "Awakening" Andres Fischer-Centeno & Daniel Truly Jack Bender 8/18/14
22 "The Red Door" Kelly Souders, Brian Peterson & Adam Stein Peter Weller 8/25/14
23 "The Fall" Alexandra McNally & Mark Bruner Eriq La Salle 9/1/14
24 "Black Ice" Adam Stein & Peter Calloway Jack Bender 9/8/14
25 "Turn" William Kendall & Daniel Truly Peter Leto 9/15/14
26 "Go Now" Caitlin Parrish & Cathryn Humphris Jack Bender 9/22/14

Season 3

On 9 October 2014, the series was renewed for a third season.

Ep Title Writer Director Airdate
27 "Move On" Adam Stein Peter Leto 6/25/15
28 "But I'm Not" Tim Schlattmann Peter Weller 6/25/15
29 "Redux" Alexandra McNally Olatunde Osanumi 7/2/15
30 "The Kinship" Cathryn Humphris Ed Ornelas 7/9/15
31 "Alaska" Bronwyn Garrity David M. Barrett 7/16/15
32 "Caged" Andres Fischer-Centeno Sergio Mimica-Gezzan 7/23/15
33 "Ejecta" Peter Calloway David M. Barrett 7/30/15
34 "Breaking Point" James C. Oliver & Sharla Oliver Sam Hill 8/6/15
35 "Plan B" Tim Schlattmann & Mark Bruner Eriq La Salle 8/13/15
36 "Legacy" Alexandra McNally & Andres Fischer-Centeno Dennie Gordon 8/20/15
37 "Love is a Battlefield" Peter Calloway & Adam Stein Lee Rose 8/27/15
38 "Incandescence" Bronwyn Garrity & Cathryn Humphris P.J. Pesce 9/3/15
39 "The Enemy Within" Neal Baer & Tim Schlattmann Peter Leto 9/10/15


Main Cast

Recurring Cast

(Must have 5 or more episode appearances)


Under the Dome is being produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Amblin Television. Neal Baer, Stephen King, Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank, Stacey Snider, and Brian K. Vaughan, who wrote the television adaptation, will serve as executive producers. Acclaimed director Niels Arden Oplev will direct the first episode.

On July 29, 2013, the series was renewed for a second season, which is expected to air in summer 2014, consisting 13 episodes.

On October 9, 2014, the series was renewed for a third season, which is expected to air in summer 2015, consisting 13 episodes.

On August 31, 2015, the series was cancelled by CBS.



The first person cast for the series was Colin Ford, a 17-year-old actor most famous for playing the young Sam Winchester in Supernatural. In Under the Dome he will play Joe, a bright kid who freaks out when he realizes that he and his parents have been separated by a giant dome covering their New England town. [1]


Shooting will take place in Wilmington, North Carolina.[2]


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