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Latest Roma Downey 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.
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 of The Bible.
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."
Television watchers across the country are glomming on to an unlikely megahit: the History Channel's 10-hour retelling of stories from the Bible. To the disbelief of Hollywood executives, viewers are shunning a lineup that includes "Revenge" and "The Mentalist" to watch another telling of the greatest story ever told.
The History channel says the resemblance between President Obama and the Satan character in its new mini-series "The Bible" is coincidental and wasn't intended to be a political statement.