Burnett Prepping ‘The Bible’ For Theatrical Release

‘Bible’ Producers Dismiss Obama-Satan Connection

NEW YORK (AP) — The producers of the cable TV miniseries on the Bible say Internet chatter that their Satan character resembles President Barack Obama is “utter nonsense.” Mark Burnett and Roma Burnett said Monday the Moroccan actor who played Satan in the History channel series has played Satanic characters in other Biblical programs long […]

BROADCAST NETWORK RATINGS ROUNDUP: FEB. 25-MARCH 3

Nets Get Competition From History’s ‘Bible’

The History network’s first installment of its new miniseries was seen by 13.1 million people Sunday. CBS won the week with an average of 9.1 million viewers in prime time (5.9 rating, 10 share). Fox averaged 6.6 million viewers (4.0, 6), ABC had 6.1 million (3.9, 6), NBC had 4.1 million (2.7, 4), the CW had 1.2 million and Ion Television 1.1 million (both 0.8, 1).

Mark Burnett To Do The Bible For History Channel