A.D. The Bible Continues

In the Spirit of French animation

A few years back, Eric Jacquot and Armelle Glorennec’s French animation company Blue Spirit emerged from the French market, with an initial plan to produce one series per year. Titles like Grabouillon for France 5, Ovni (Canal+) and The Mysterious Cities of Gold (TF1) were subsequently followed. However, the company, which is now majority-owned by […]

All3Media buys into drama producer

All3Media is funding a London-based start-up drama prodco. Two Halves Pictures was co-founded in April by Gina Cronk and Richard Bedser, who have produced dramas for both the UK and America. All3Media declined to state whether it had a majority or minority stake in the company. Jane Turton, All3Media chief executive officer, said: “I’m delighted […]

Time runs out for A.D. on NBC

US broadcaster NBC has axed its Bible-inspired Mark Burnett drama series. A.D. The Bible Continues came from Burnett’s LightWorkers Media, but its ratings have generally failed to match its predecessor series, The Bible, which was a massive hit for cable channel History. A.D. began well, scoring nearly ten million total viewers on Easter Sunday, but […]