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By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, December 19th, 2013

NBC moves ahead with ‘AD Beyond the Bible’ a sequel to the TV hit ‘The Bible’

Premiering to 13.1 million viewers, the 10-hour miniseries The Bible was a smash hit for the History Channel, but NBC is ensuring that won’t happen again. The network announced that it has greenlit the sequel, More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, July 18th, 2013
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‘The Bible’ airs in Australia with a huge audience, debuts at number one

Roma Downey and Mark Burnett‘s The Bible debuted in Australia this week with a huge following that gave Channel 9 top ratings for the night. Deadline detailed how the first episode of the 10-part miniseries was More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

NBC acquires rights to Mark Burnett sequel to ‘The Bible,’ titled ‘AD: Beyond the Bible’

Executive producer Mark Burnett’s miniseries The Bible was a massive ratings hit on the History Channel when it aired this past March, and now NBC hopes to replicate that success with a sequel series. THR reports More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, June 12th, 2013
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Mark Burnett gives update on ‘The Bible’ movie, saying they finished recutting Jesus part of film

Mark Burnett revealed that he has made progress on the upcoming movie version of the popular television miniseries The Bible. Burnett was a speaker at Produced By, where he spoke with Producers Guild of America National More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Mark Burnett confirms ‘The Bible’ adaptation for theatrical release

While there was a call from fans to see The Bible on the big screen, creator Mark Burnett confirmed the History Channel miniseries will be recut for a three-hour theatrical release. Burnett revealed the news this More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, April 12th, 2013

Likely Chicago Cubs prank lands a severed goat’s head at Wrigley Field

A dreaded curse that has nagged Chicago’s Wrigley Fieldfor decades may have triggered a grotesque prank Wednesday, when an unidentified man in an unmarked truck dropped off a package containing a severed More...

By Stephen Nevets On Friday, April 5th, 2013
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History Channel moves forward on ‘Vikings’ season 2, season 1 finale set for late April

The History Channel’s first scripted drama series, Vikings, followed The Bible to great ratings and History has now ordered a 10-episode second season. Four episodes remain in its current season, with the More...

By Stephen Nevets On Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

‘The Bible’ crushes ‘Once Upon a Time’ and ‘Amazing Race’ will over 10 million viewers

Part four of History Channel’s The Bible once again managed to crush the networks as the miniseries on Sunday night had 10.3 million viewers. While the fourth episode slid slightly from the 10.9 million last More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, March 18th, 2013

History Channel’s ‘The Bible’ features a Satan who resembles Barack Obama, twitter explodes

The third episode of The Bible, History Channel’s hit mini-series, may have stirred even more critics with the portrayal of Satan. During Jesus’ initial temptation by the Devil, the cloaked figure appears and More...

By Laura Jones On Sunday, March 10th, 2013
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Dr Robert Jeffress crushes Bill O’Reilly on ‘allegory’ assertions of the Old Testament

Critics of the History Channel’s miniseries The Bible are targeting the interpretation of the Old Testament as literal and not an allegory. Even Fox News host Bill O’Reilly affirms this on his show. This More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

How and why the critics don’t get History Channel’s ‘The Bible,’ even Bill O’Reilly piles on

Audiences embraced the new History Channel miniseries, The Bible, which debuted with an incredible 13 million viewers despite moderate to lukewarm reviews by “The Critics.” Similar to my initial response More...

By Robert On Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

Locusts swarm Egypt: The eighth plague of Egypt not quite revisited

On the same weekend that the History Channel featured the first episode of the miniseries, “The Bible”, which did tell the story of the plagues of Egypt. Over the skies of Cairo millions of locusts swarmed, More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, March 4th, 2013

‘The Bible’ starts strong on History Channel with over 13 million viewers, ‘Vikings’ gets 6 million

History Channel had a big Sunday night with the first episode of The Bible, the 10-hour miniseries, which debuted with 13.1 million viewers and 4.6 million adults 25-54 to rank as the No.1 cable entertainment telecast More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, February 21st, 2013

Discovery Channel set to air ‘Argo’ Inside story to examine Iran hostage crisis, narrated by Bryan Cranston

The day before Sunday’s Oscars, where Argo is nominated for seven awards, Discovery Channel is giving viewers an inside look at what really happened during the operation that inspired the film. Warner Bros Narrated More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, January 31st, 2013
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Charlize Theron produced ‘Hatfields & McCoys’ set in modern times picked up

NBC has given a pilot order to Hatfields & McCoys, a modern-day Hatfields and McCoys drama project created by John Glenn (Eagle Eye) and produced by Charlize Theron and ABC Studios. Deadline reports that More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, June 30th, 2012

Danielle Colby-Cushman talks American Pickers, opening a burlesque lounge

Danielle Colby-Cushman co-stars on the History Channel series, “American Pickers,” with Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz, as the trio share their unique business (Antique Archaeology) with America. Recently More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Stan Lee charms MegaCon crowds, calls his co-creators’ art ‘beautiful’ as fans follow

Photo/Edward Liu   Stan Lee, the creator of Marvel Comics’ greatest heroes like the Fantastic Four and Spider-Man, was the guest of honor at MegaCon. Lee moved from photo shoots to autograph sessions to Q&A More...

By deskofbrian On Monday, January 10th, 2011

Oil, black gold, Texas Tea: it all started with a gusher on this day in 1901

The Lucas Gusher of January 10, 1901 was the first “major” gusher of the Texas oil boom. Spindletop is in Beaumont, Texas became the epicenter, generating 100,000 barrels a day and have ties to the origins More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, July 28th, 2003

Vacation musings, watching ‘The Godfather’ ‘Hoosiers’ and a creepy Seth Green

Vacation – Part 1 Why is it that we set aside a vacation to accomplish certain tasks yet never have time to even begin our “vacation” list? Don’t deny it – yard work, home repairs, various More...

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