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Box Office: 300 Sequel Smashes the Competition

Lena Headey and Sullivan Stapleton

The 300 sequel Rise of an Empire dominated the box office this weekend, finishing at No. 1 with $45 million in receipts, Box Office Mojo reports.

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Roma Downey, Mark Burnett Cut Obama-Esque Satan Out of Son of God

Mohamen Mehdi Ouazanni

Producers Roma Downey and Mark Burnett have decided to cut Satan out of their upcoming film Son of God, according to TheWrap.

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NBC Officially Orders 12-Episode The Bible Sequel, A.D.

The Bible

NBC has given the official green light to Mark Burnett and Roma Downey's sequel to their hit History Channel miniseries The Bible.

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CBS Orders The Dovekeepers Miniseries from Roma Downey and Mark Burnett

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CBS has ordered a four-hour miniseries based on Alice Hoffman's 2011 novel The Dovekeepers, TVGuide.com has learned. Roma Downey and Mark Burnett (The Bible) will executive-produce.

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Find Out When Mark Burnett's The Bible Feature Film Hits Theaters

The Bible

Want to see Mark Burnett's hit miniseries The Bible on the big screen? Your shot is almost here.

Twentieth Century Fox is set to release Son of God, a new feature film cut of the 10-part History Channel project, on Feb. 28, 2014, the studio announced Tuesday.

Mark Burnett on The Bible sequel and how it landed at NBC

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Q&A: Mark Burnett on The Bible Sequel and How It Landed at NBC

Mark Burnett

As NBC executives pray for a ratings win, producer Mark Burnett may have just passed them a Hail Mary.

Burnett and his wife, producer-actress Roma Downey, will produce for the network A.D.: Beyond the Bible, a sequel to their hugely popular miniseries The Bible — and Burnett doesn't see it as a one-off. "There's no reason this shouldn't run 10 years," he tells TV Guide Magazine.

It won't come cheap. NBC made an aggressive bid for the sequel, knocking other contenders (including History, which aired The Bible) out of the running. But a History spokesperson says the channel passed on A.D., adding, "We're about what's next."

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NBC Lands Mark Burnett's Follow-Up to The Bible

Mark Burnett

NBC is partnering with Mark Burnett and Roma Downey for a follow-up to their hugely successful 10-part miniseries The Bible, the network announced Monday.

The working title of the new series is A.D.: Beyond the Bible, which will cover the events following Jesus' death.

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TV's Hits and Misses

Kerry Washington

TV executives must have been happy to put a fork in the 2012-13 season. Ratings dropped across the board for broadcast networks due to fading reality franchises and the failure to launch any major new scripted hits. Cable also slumped, with audience levels flat compared with the previous season. And with the number of viewers who time-shift growing, the path to success is more treacherous than ever. Here are the shows that navigated the bumps — and the ones that became ratings road kill.

Winners

The Bible
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VIDEO: The Bible's Roma Downey Calls Obama-Satan Comparisons "Heartbreaking"

Mark Burnett, Dioga Morgado, Roma Downey, Oprah Winfrey

History's The Bible drew record ratings when it premiered last month, but it also drew controversy after many viewers pointed out a physical resemblance of the character of Satan, played by Mohamen Mehdi Ouazanni, to President Barack Obama.

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Does The Bible's Satan Look Like President Obama?

Barack Obama, Mohamen Mehdi Ouzaani

Does President Obama have a cameo in History Channel's miniseries The Bible? Nope, but the character of Satan sure looks like him.

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