Channel 5 in the UK has picked up exclusive broadcast rights to the forthcoming adaptation of Stephen King’s Under the Dome.
Commissioned by US broadcast network CBS, Under the Dome tells the story of a small town that is suddenly sealed off from the rest of the world by a giant transparent dome.
It is produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television. Neal Baer, Stephen King, Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank, Stacey Snider, Jack Bender and writer Brian K Vaughan all executive produce.
Under the Dome will premiere on CBS on Monday, June 24, while Channel 5 is due to launch the series this fall.
CBS Studios International holds distribution rights.
Source: Channel 5