The good news is that "Under the Dome" is first-rate TV. CBS' summertime mini-series, from a Stephen King novel, is richly crafted and thoroughly watchable. Here's the story I sent to papers.
By MIKE HUGHES
In a world of sprawling choices, many
people still feel confined.
So Stephen King pushed that feeling a
step further: In his “Under the Dome” novel, he had an entire
town become suddenly, inexplicably encased by a dome.