NBC has officially unveiled their 2014-2015 lineup, which reveals some big changes to their schedule the most notable of which is a very different Thursday night line-up. NBC has traditionally blocked out four half-hour slots for comedies on Thursday night, however this Fall, they've set The Biggest Loser in the 8:00 p.m. slot, followed by two new comedies and then the return of Parenthood...
After the success of History’s miniseries The Bible, it should come as no surprise that creators Mark Burnett and Roma Downey are looking to do a follow-up. But it won’t be happening at History. The planned sequel miniseries, titled A.D., will make the leap from cable to network television, airing on NBC in 2015. The Peacock announced today that they’ve greenlit a 12-hour miniseries called A.D., which will come from Burnett and Downey, and serve as a follow-up to The Bible.
Mark Burnett and Roma Downey are interested in putting together a sequel to the hit mini-series The Bible, and the prolific producers have already found a network for the project. On Monday, NBC announced it had signed on for A.D.: Beyond the Bible, the follow-up project that will follow the years after the death of Jesus Christ.
In this exclusive Blu-ray bonus clip, the production designers explain how they found an abandoned village in the middle of the dessert, restored the remaining buildings and then built spaces in the abandoned village to look like places from Bethlehem to Egypt.
History Channel’s The Bible still has four episodes to air over the next two weeks, so if you haven’t caught the TV miniseries, you still have a chance. If you are already a fan of the miniseries, which History is dubbing “the greatest story ever told,” you’ll be able to purchase the series much sooner than you might guess. The Bible will hit Blu-ray, DVD, and digital HD on April 2.
Does History Channel’s Satan look familiar? It seems a whole lot of people think he does, and even as last night’s episode aired, Twitter and Facebook exploded with accusations that The Bible had actually chosen an actor on purpose who resembles none other than President Barack Obama to play the miniseries’ Satan.
History Channel just had a seriously big weekend, proving that some of the oldest and most told stories around are still interesting to viewers. Both Vikings and The Bible both premiered to strong numbers, making History’s first foray into scripted television and their in-depth look at the Bible’s best-loved stories both a huge success.
Mark Burnett has decided to do his best King James impersonation by bringing his vision of the The Bible to The History Channel. Yes, the man best known for producing such hard-hitting series as Survivor and The Apprentice will bring you the word of GOD... in a 10-part miniseries to air on the History Channel.