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Latest Mark Burnett Items
Mark Burnett and Roma Downey’s “The Bible” franchise continues to grow in unexpected ways. Up next? A 16-city music tour featuring some of today’s most popular Christian acts.
"AD: Beyond the Bible," the follow-up to the blockbuster History series "The Bible," is set for NBC in the coming months with the reappearance of husband-wife hosts Mark Burnett and Roma Downey.
Location, location, location — and money. Those are the main sticking points for former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, who reportedly was asked by reality-show producer Mark Burnett to host her own television talk show.
The networks, in their wisdom, have determined that the reason the five-part compilation of Bible stories from erstwhile reality TV mogul Mark Burnett (“Survivor,” “The Apprentice”) was a historic smash for cable network History was — but of course! — its miniseries format.
Television producer Mark Burnett said his successful three-hour History production of "The Bible" is heading to the big screen.
Mel Gibson was criticized for the graphic portrayal of the Crucifixion in "The Passion of the Christ," and the cable miniseries smash "The Bible" was criticized in some quarters for its realistic rendering. Neither of these versions, however, comes close to the gripping and compelling account brought to readers in "Killing Jesus," a book by Stephen Mansfield.
Mehdi Ouazzani isn’t the devil, but he has played one on TV — in the popular five-part miniseries “The Bible” — only he didn’t realize that some thought he looked like President Barack Obama while he was at it.
Many public school officials cringe at the very notion of teaching religion in the classroom. By doing so, they're missing out on a real opportunity to promote religious tolerance and education to impressionable young minds.
The ratings have spoken — and they're telling television producers that a six-hour, $20 million miniseries on Jesus of Nazareth will prove as great a success as the recent History channel production "The Bible."