NEW YORK (AP) — The makers of “The Bible” on TV are going back again in time for a CBS miniseries. The network announced that it will air a four-hour miniseries based on the historical novel “The Dovekeepers,” sometime in 2015. Actress Roma Downey and her husband, veteran television producer Mark Burnett, will make it. […]
Mark Burnett and NBC are forging a holy alliance to bring the sequel to Burnett and wife Roma Downey’s hit miniseries “The Bible” to the peacock network.
Actress/producer Roma Downey said she felt her “Bible” miniseries had been “hijacked” when she heard that some viewers felt the actor who played Satan resembled President Obama. Watch …
The producers of the cable TV miniseries “The Bible” say Internet chatter that their Satan character resembles President Barack Obama is “utter nonsense.”
The resemblance between President Obama and an actor who plays the devil on History’s “The Bible” has drawn more than a little notice.
History Channel’s miniseries “The Bible” premiered to heavenly ratings, delivering 13.1 million viewers (and 4.6 million in the key Adults 18-49 demo) for its debut on Sunday night. It also reigned as the #1 show of the night across the board, easily beating the broadcast networks, and now marks the #1 cable entertainment telecast of […]
Mark Burnett was taken aback by the scale of what his wife, actress Roma Downey, had in mind when she suggested over tea one morning four years ago that they make a television miniseries based on the Bible.
By LYNN ELBER LOS ANGELES — As a kid in the 1960s, reality TV king Mark Burnett was thrilled by the special-effects miracle of a sundered Red Sea in “The Ten Commandments.” “How cool was that?” said the producer of “Survivor” and “The Apprentice,” who watched Cecil B. DeMille’s 1956 film when it aired on […]