Under the Dome

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The new CBS hit, Under the Dome, is an adaptation of the Stephen King novel of the same name. Brian K. Vaughn, noted comic book author and former writer/producer of Lost, adapted the novel for Dreamworks which originally wanted it to be a Showtime series. When the project went to CBS' Neal Baer, formerly of Law & Order SVU and ER, came on board to be show-runner. The two talk about working with Stephen King and Steven Spielberg, and argue that broadcast TV can still make compelling, serialized dramas and compete with cable.

 

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Dean Norris as James "Big Jim" Rennie
Photo: Kharen Hill/©2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved

Credits

Guests:
Brian K. Vaughn - television writer and producer, Neal Baer - Emmy-nominated writer, producer and showrunner - @NealBaer

Host:
Kim Masters