Published On: Tue, Mar 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 week, it was well ahead of the competition.

Jesus photo The Bible History ChannelThe two-hour telecast, which also had a 2.8 rating among adults 18-49, is proving to be very consistent week to week.

TV’s top-rated shows were ABC’s Once Upon a Time (7.38 million) and CBS’ The Amazing Race (9.3 million), significantly behind Mark Burnett and Roma Downey hit show.

The series concludes on Easter Sunday with a portrayal of Jesus Christ’s crucifixion and resurrection.

The fourth episode of Vikings posted 4.5 million total viewers, down from the 4.6 million and 4.8 million total viewers the previous two weeks.

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  1. ‘The Bible’ airs in Australia with a huge audience, debuts at number one - The Global Dispatch says:

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  2. History Channel moves forward on ‘Vikings’ season 2, season 1 finale set for late April - The Global Dispatch says:

    […] Sunday 10 p.m. time slot over the last five weeks, helped in part by its lead-in with miniseries The Bible, which averaged over 10 million per […]

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