‘Under the Dome’ Expanding to 200 Global Markets

'Under the Dome' Expanding to 200 Global Markets

Summer miniseries airs in U.S. June 24

CBS Studios announced Thursday that broadcast rights to its summer miniseries "Under the Dome" have been sold in 200 international markets, some of which will start to run the series this summer.

International broadcast networks that have licensed the show include Channel 5/UK, ProSiebenSat1-Group/Germany, M6/France, RAIDUE/Italy, Network Ten/Australia and Global Television/Canada. Exact airdates will vary by country.

“'Under the Dome' is a unique television event with tremendous creative auspices that is generating a lot of excitement in the U.S. and abroad,” said Armando Nuñez, President and CEO of CBS Global Distribution Group. “We’re thrilled to have some of the top broadcasters around the world as partners for the international launch of this series.”

The miniseries, based on the Stephen King novel and produced by Steven Spielberg's Amblin Television, is about a small town that is suddenly sealed off from the rest of the world by an enormous transparent dome. It will begin airing on CBS on June 24.