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  1. 'Son of God': Church Leaders Buying Out Theaters For Screenings

    11:49 am 2/14/2014

    Religious organizations are seeking to flood multiplexes with faithful audiences for the Fox-distributed film about Jesus Christ, based on the hit "Bible" miniseries.Read more

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  2. 'Shark Tank's' Secret: How the ABC Reality Show Became an Unlikely Smash

    7:00 am 2/12/2014

    Hitting series highs in season five and riding a wave of off-net success on CNBC, Mark Burnett explains to THR how it was always the plan for Friday TV's crown jewel to be a slow-burn hit.Read more

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  3. 'The Bible' Producers: Hollywood Thought 'We Were Going to Go Away' After Miniseries

    3:08 pm 2/6/2014

    Mark Burnett and Roma Downey appeared at a National Prayer Breakfast event in Washington, D.C., on Thursday. "Just being Christian doesn't give you the excuse to make bad movies," Burnett says.Read more

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  4. Mark Burnett Bringing Lucha Libre Wrestling to El Rey Network

    10:59 am 1/12/2014

    The weekly hourlong wrestling series will feature a new lucha libre league and bow in the second half of 2014.Read more

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  5. Mark Burnett and Roma Downey: How 'The Bible's' Power Couple Work Together

    2:05 pm 12/17/2013

    The executive-producing husband and wife on "kicking down doors" to pitch the project -- now the top-selling miniseries DVD of all time -- as well as preparing its sequel, plus a feature film version, "Son of God."Read more

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  6. 'The Bible' Follow-Up 'A.D.' Gets Series Order at NBC

    12:02 pm 12/17/2013

    The 12-episode miniseries extends the network's relationship with Mark Burnett and Roma Downey.Read more

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  7. Mark Burnett’s One Three Media, Red Arrow Entertainment Set Up Joint Venture

    7:28 am 12/17/2013

    The London-based operation will focus on launching Burnett-developed formats in the U.K. as well as developing new shows. Read more

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  8. CBS Renews 'Survivor' for Two More Editions; Jeff Probst Re-Ups as Host

    11:00 am 12/12/2013

    The show will return for its 29th and 30th cycles during the 2014-15 season; plus, Probst and Mark Burnett drop hints about the upcoming 28th edition.Read more

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  9. CBS Orders Mark Burnett Mini 'The Dovekeepers' for 2015

    9:53 am 12/9/2013

    The four-hour entry from EP Roma Downey is based on Alice Hoffman's historical novel and centers on the siege of Masada.Read more

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  10. 'The Sing-Off': 10 Things to Expect

    11:25 pm 11/26/2013

    THR notes the new themes, twists and titles on NBC’s revived a cappella show.Read more

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