From The Slanted:
Stephen King will write the premiere episode for Season 2 ‘UNDER THE DOME’ according to CBS, the company made the official announcement earlier today. The network stated that the show was “television’s #1 summer series in viewers and key demographics,” and will return in summer 2014 with 13 new episodes. It was announced today by Nina Tassler, President, CBS Entertainment.
Stephen King, whose bestselling novel is the basis for the series, will write the premiere episode of the second season. “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.