Kurtwood Smith, Landon Gimenez and Frances Fisher
It looks as if The Bible has been a godsend. Last year's History miniseries averaged 11.4 million viewers overall, kicking off a new surge of religious-themed programming. ABC's new back-from-the-dead drama Resurrection, with its faith-based undercurrents, is averaging 10.2 million viewers, and the box-office success of such movies as ...
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.
Son of God, the pared-down feature-film version of the History Channel miniseries The Bible, had an impressive debut at the box office this weekend, taking in $26.5 million, Box Office Mojo reports. But it wasn't able to best Liam Neeson's action thriller Non-Stop, which landed at No. 1 with $30 million.
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Producers Roma Downey and Mark Burnett have decided to cut Satan out of their upcoming film Son of God, according to TheWrap.
In television, it pays to have faith — and Mark Burnett has enough to spare. Burnett's devotion to his shows has led to a string of hits, an enviable track record that makes him TV Guide Magazine's Producer of the Year. In 2013, his successes included ...
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
Son of God will feature ...
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."
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.
Hayden Panetierre, Connie Britton
Summer is here and school is out! But like any good teacher, we have assigned some homework. (Don't worry, the beach will still be there tomorrow.)
With more great TV than ever available in so many different places, it's easy to miss a show or two. Below, we've hand-picked a dozen that you might not have noticed or simply didn't have the time for during the regular TV season. But they deserve your attention. Behold the 12 shows you should catch up on this summer:
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.
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