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  • NBC Officially Orders 'Bible' Follow-Up Miniseries

    News broke in July that Mark Burnett and Roma Downey had set the follow-up to History mini "The Bible" at NBC. Today, the Peacock made the project official, greenlighting the 12-hour miniseries titled "A.D." for a spring 2015 debut. "Last year when...
  • NBC greenlights 'Bible' sequel series 'A.D.'

    NBC greenlights 'Bible' sequel series 'A.D.'
    "The Bible" was a hit for History this year, so it only makes sense that more would be coming. On Tuesday, NBC announced the sequel -- "A.D." -- is making the leap from cable to broadcast. It will air on NBC sometime in the spring of 2015. The 12-hour...
  • History re-airing The Bible series starting Nov. 11

     
    It was a ratings smash — and a favorite among our readers, who named it Best TV Movie or Miniseries by a large margin in our annual Viewers Voice Awards — in its original run, and now History is re-airing The Bible series, beginning Monday,...
  • Variety and Women in Film to Fete Femme Emmy Nominees

    Variety and Women in Film will host the Pre-Emmy Celebration party on Sept. 20 at Scarpetta at Montage Beverly Hills, two days before the 65th annual Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony. "We are thrilled to once again join Women in Film in celebrating all...
  • 'The Bible' Producers Resurrect Jesus for Expanded 'Son of God' Film (EXCLUSIVE)

    Mark Burnett and Roma Downey have struck a distribution pact with 20th Century Fox for a feature film, "Son of God," derived from the pair's 10-hour miniseries "The Bible." Pic will focus on the story of Jesus, played by Portuguese actor Diogo Morgado,...
  • LightWorkers Media Options 'The Dovekeepers' For Miniseries

    Roma Downey's LightWorkers Media banner has acquired the rights to Alice Hoffman's 2011 novel "The Dovekeepers" with an eye toward adapting it as a miniseries. "Dovekeepers" is set in ancient Israel and centers on a small Jewish settlement on the plateau...
  • Mark Burnett: Old Friend Remembers His Early Days as a Producer

    Before he became one of television's most notable producers, Mark Burnett was a British army vet searching for adventure. He found it in the French marathon expedition race Raid Gauloises (think Tour de France on steroids), which became Burnett's first TV...
  • Mark Burnett and One Three Media Eye Bigger, Bolder Productions

    Mark Burnett takes a deep breath as he looks out over the expanse of the Pacific Ocean from the backyard of his Malibu home. With his flip-flop-clad feet propped up on a table next to a cup of tea, the prolific producer of "The Voice," "Survivor,"...
  • Deep Pockets, Family Feel at Mark Burnett's One Three Media

    Mark Burnett's One Three Media is run like a family business -- albeit one with a well-heeled new member in Hearst Corp. Burnett by design has kept the company lean at its core, with about 30 full-time staffers, so as to maintain focus on quality not...
  • Roma Downey Pursues Passion Projects, 'Bible' Sequel With LightWorkers Banner

    The first production to come from LightWorkers Media, the production banner that Roma Downey and Mark Burnett run together, was an animated DVD series, "Little Angels." The second project to come through LightWorkers, which is separate from Burnett's...
  • Mark Burnett: Army Experience Shaped TV Producer's Leadership Style

    As a young man in the British Army, Mark Burnett learned a lot about leadership by training with a career U.S. Army officer from Texas named William "Buck" Kernan. Observing Kernan as he prepared Burnett's parachute regiment for battle in the Falkland...
  • Mark Burnett: Thriving in Primetime's Shark Tank

    Producing a hit TV show is no easy feat. Producing four hit shows across three networks and a variety of genres is a Herculean task. For Mark Burnett, that's simply another day at the office. The ubiquitous reality maven has his flag planted at ABC ("...