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New Steven Spielberg Series, 'Extant,' Green-lit By Cbs

Steven Spielberg's newest television project, Under The Dome, is proving to be the latest success for CBS in it's late night programming. In a bid to capitalise on this current run of success, the TV...

Under The Dome Remains On Top Of Ratings

There was little change in the make-up of the top 10 shows on the Nielsen ratings list last week, nor in the number of viewers for each of them. The Stephen King/Steven Spielberg sci-fi drama...

Under The Dome's Dome Won't Be Lifted This Summer

When CBS launched the Stephen King/Steven Spielberg series Under the Dome this summer, it was referred to as a 13-week miniseries. That description seemed to imply that the series would have a 13-week arc and...

Cbs Stepping Back 'Under The Dome,' And Stephen King's Invited

The televisual adaptation of Stephen King’s novel, Under the Dome, will be coming back as CBS have ordered another season of the mystery/horror/drama. Not only will fans get more of their favourite dome-based action,...

Under The Dome: It's Summer's Biggest Hit

CBS's Stephen King/Steven Spielberg miniseries Under the Dome clearly became the hit of the summer last week as it topped the Nielsen ratings list for the third week in a row among total adults. The...

Under The Dome's Audience Returns In Full Force

The audience for the Stephen King/Steven Spielberg summer miniseries Under the Dome held steady Monday night with about 10.87 million viewers, keeping it far out in front of anything else on TV for the night....

Stephen King On J.k. Rowling's Pseudonym - 'What A Pleasure'

J.K. Rowling was living out Stephen King’s dream when she wrote The Cuckoo's Calling as Robert Galbraith, enjoying the anonymity bestowed on her by that pseudonym. King, who wrote under the name Richard Bachman, praised...

Jk Rowling's 'The Cuckoo's Calling' And Other Famous Authors Who Suffered Publisher's Rejection

J.K. Rowling's latest work, The Cuckoo's Calling, was turned down by at least one publisher. Yesterday (Sunday 14th July), Kate Mills of Orion publishing house admitted she had rejected the novel. This was following Rowling's...

Under The Dome Over The Top Again

For the second week in a row, CBS's summer miniseries Under the Dome from Steven Spielberg and Stephen King, topped the Nielsen ratings list with 11.82 million viewers. During a week when ratings usually plummet...

Under The Dome's Rating Slip Again

The Steven Spielberg/Stephen King miniseries Under the Dome on CBS slid slightly in its third week to 10.57 million viewers -- about a half million fewer than the previous week and 2 million below its...

Under The Dome On Top Of The Ratings

The premiere of the Stephen King/Steven Spielberg sci-fi drama Under the Dome crushed the competition last week as it attracted 13.53 million viewers, according to Nielsen results for the week. It was the only show...

Ratings For The Dome Fall; But Still Strong

A week ago, critics were suggesting that Stephen King's 13-week miniseries Under the Dome on CBS could become addictive and draw huge ratings throughout the summer. With the second episode of the series, which aired...

Stephen King's 'Under The Dome' "Could Be Just What We've Needed"

Stephen King's novel Under the Dome, adapted into a miniseries, aired yesterday (June 25, 2013) in the US and has been met with favourable reviews. The horror writer's 2009 novel had a huge audience of...

The Dome Captures 13.14 Million Viewers

Some 13.14 million viewers tuned in Monday night for the opening episode of The Dome, the Stephen King/Steven Spielberg 13-week miniseries. By contrast, Game 6 of the Stanley Cup hockey championship on NBC attracted...

New Stephen King Tv Series Is A Big Hit

A new Tv adaptation of author Stephen King's thriller Under The Dome has launched in the U.S. with record-breaking ratings.The series debuted on Monday night (24Jun13) with over 13 million viewers, making it the most-watched...

Richard Matheson, Author Of 'I Am Legend', Dies

Richard Matheson has led a long and interesting life. Born in Brooklyn he started his writing career when some of his short stories were published in 1950. The author's subsequent career, spanning 60 years, including...

Renowned 'Smart Sci-fi' Writer Richard Matheson Passes Away

Richard Matheson, the man behind such noted titles as I Am Legend and countless The Twilight Zone episodes, passed away on Sunday (June 23), aged 87. A writer for film, television and in the traditional...

John Mellencamp & Stephen King Musical Heading Out On Tour

Rocker John Mellencamp, producer T Bone Burnett and horror author Stephen King are set to take their supernatural musical Ghost Brothers Of Darkland County on the road during a tour of the U.S. this autumn...

Ben Affleck To Star In And Direct Live By Night

Ben Affleck is to direct 'Live By Night'.The actor-and-filmmaker - whose political thriller 'Argo' picked up two Oscars, including Best Picture, earlier this year - will write, helm and star in the big screen adaptation...

Stephen King Donates To Gun Control Group

The Shining writer Stephen King has handed over a substantial donation to a gun control group in Maine.The best-selling horror author and his wife, Tabitha, have given "five figures" to bosses at the Coalition for...

The Shining Prequel Gets Screenwriter

'The Shining' prequel will be penned by Glen Mazzara.'The Walking Dead' producer has signed on to write a film based on the spooky events which took place before the iconic 1980 psychological horror, starring Jack...

Stephen King Adaptation 'Under The Dome' Will Star Twilight's Rachelle Lefevre

Rachelle Lefevre will be joining the new CBS sci-fi drama Under the Dome, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The Twilight star is pegged to play the role of Julia, an investigative reporter who has recently...

Carrie Underwood Asked Stephen King For Permission To Recreate Christine

Carrie Underwood asked horror writer Stephen King for permission to use his tale of a killer car as inspiration for her new video Two Black Cadillacs.The Jesus Take the Wheel singer plays a grieving widow...

Stephen King's 'Under The Dome' Adapted For The Small Screen

Some of the best films ever made have been Stephen King adaptations. The Green Mile, It, The Shining and Carrie are all Stephen King originals. Incidentally Carrie is being remade and, released next year, will...

Stephen King's The Shining Sequel Gets Release Date

Stephen King has thrilled horror fans by announcing the release date for his upcoming sequel to The Shining.The long-awaited follow-up, entitled Doctor Sleep, will hit shelves on 24 September next year (13), the author confirmed...

Ben Affleck To Direct 'Justice League' Movie?

DC Comics are preparing to release Justice League - their answer to Marvel Comics' own multi-hero Avengers movie. And it looks as though Ben Affleck is their first choice of director. According to Variety, Christopher...

Warner Brothers Considering Prequel To Stephen King's The Shining

Film supremoes Warner Brothers have let it be known that they're in the foetal stages of a potential prequel to Stephen King's The Shining. The film company, who are responsible for the Stanley Kubrick directed...

Chloe Moretz: Carrie Will 'Mess With Your Mind'

Chloe Moretz says the 'Carrie' remake will ''mess with your mind''. The 'Kick-Ass' actress compares the forthcoming remake of the 1976 horror film to 2010 thriller 'Black Swan' - which stars Mila Kunis and Natalie...

Stephen King's 'It' To Be Rebooted

Stephen King's It first hit screens (TV screens at least) back in 1990 , four years after it was published as a novel, and has sent shivers down peoples spines ever since. Now it looks...

Cary Fukunaga To Direct Film Version Of Stephen King's It

Director Cary Fukunaga is set to bring Stephen King's classic horror novel IT to the big screen in two movies.The Jane Eyre filmmaker has teamed up with screenwriter Chase Palmer to adapt the 1986 book...

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