Mark Burnett, Roma Downey and History Channel fired back at social media users Monday morning who postulated that the actor who portrays Satan in miniseries “The Bible” looks like President Obama…
Mark Burnett — hardly a wallflower in the best of times — no doubt feels like the king of the world right now. Aside from his reality TV success on multiple fronts — with “The Voice” and “Shark Tank”…
It took longer than anybody would have expected, but Fox has leapfrogged NBC for second place in the season's demo derby. Three nights of "American Idol" — even if the show isn't the ratings dynamo…
New York-based praisery Frank PR has promoted three of its staffers, with Tiffany Malloy tapped to become a director of publicity at the firm. Stephanie Davidson will step up to manager of publicity…
History took a big step forward in its quest to be seen as a home for scripted programming with strong premiere numbers Sunday for its miniseries “The Bible” and series “The Vikings.” “The Bible,” a…
It was mostly slow going for a pair of premiering programs on Sunday, with NBC’s “Celebrity Apprentice” down sharply in demos from last year but still besting ABC’s new drama “Red Widow.” Cable was…
It's the greatest story ever told. But that doesn't mean it's easy to tell, even in 10 hours.
When it came to scoring "The Bible," creators Mark Burnett and Roma Downey went straight to the source for epic music, tapping Hans Zimmer to spearhead the score for the History mini.
Hitting it out of the ballpark on the first at-bat is the aim of any cable programmer looking to shift into scripted viability.
Like many showbiz offerings related to religion, “The Bible” is as interesting for its marketing and commercial prospects as for the production itself. Producers Mark Burnett and Roma Downey have…