MGM bringing Burnett’s Bible follow-up to market

MGM will launching A.D., Mark Burnett’s upcoming follow-up to his US ratings smash The Bible (pictured), at MIPCOM. The US studio took control of Burnett’s production and distribution companies last month and has added their titles to its roster. The MGM deal saw it take control of One Three Media and LightWorkers Media and fold […]

NBC greenlights full A.D. series

US broadcast network has given the greenlight to a 12-episode run of The Bible follow up A.D. Survivor producer Mark Burnett and his wife Roma Downey will produce the series through their LightWorkers Media imprint, with Richard Bedser also executive producing. The show, which NBC announced earlier this year, will “most likely air in spring […]

Rewriting The Bible

Television’s most consistent independent producer Mark Burnett tells Jesse Whittock about the success of History miniseries The Bible, why its sequel ended up with NBC and his plans to expand further into international distribution and create Arabic-language programming What do you do if, 13 years after producing the reality show that redefined  US primetime television, […]