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  1. Roma Downey Reflects on 'The Dovekeepers': "The Story Is Tragic, but It's Very, Very Touching"

    10:12 am 3/31/2015

    Executive producer Roma Downey says that the Cote de Pablo-starring two-night special series "will really resonate for such a time as this."Read more

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  2. Reality Power: The Declining Clout of the Broadcast Unscripted Chief

    9:00 am 3/26/2015

    Big gambles (and big failures) have led to more turnover in the executive ranks, leaving posts vacant for months on end: "It isn't a thankless job; it's a tough job. … You've really got to knock it out of the park every single time."Read more

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  3. MediaVest USA's Brian Terkelsen to Keynote Stream Market

    10:04 am 3/25/2015

    The 'Eco-Challenge' reality TV series co-founder will lead an Internet TV speakers lineup that includes Endemol Beyond's Will Keenan and Conde Nast's Michael Klein. Read more

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  4. In the Desert With TV's 'Killing Jesus': Bill O'Reilly Punts Credibility Claims, Defends Muslim-Born Star

    9:30 am 3/11/2015

    THR pays an exclusive visit to the set of National Geographic Channel's $12 million adaptation of his best-selling book, filming in a remote Moroccan town that's churning out Bible flicks — as the stars of dueling Jesus projects party together, hold Mary Magdalene swimsuit contests and hook up in the African heat.Read more

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  5. Mark Burnett, MGM and Canada's Bell Media Unveil First Joint Reality Pilot

    5:10 am 3/6/2015

    'Dream Funded: Let the Crowd Decide' sees entrepreneurs pitch ideas to 100 consumers with $250 each to back new products.Read more

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  6. Mark Burnett and Roma Downey's Family Film 'Little Boy' Introduces Actor (Video)

    1:19 pm 2/25/2015

    The film fought a losing battle with the MPAA over its PG-13 rating with the filmmakers and distributor Open Road arguing for a PG designation for their family movie. Read more

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  7. WME Signs Justin Bieber's Church (Exclusive)

    10:00 am 2/11/2015

    Global megachurch Hillsong's signing marks the first known instance of a major agency working on behalf of a church itself.Read more

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  8. NBC Adds Mark Burnett Guardian Angel Drama, Medical Soap

    6:45 pm 1/23/2015

    It brings the network's drama pilot haul to eight, off one from last year. Read more

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  9. Mark Burnett and Roma Downey Lose Rating Appeal for Family Film

    2:07 pm 1/21/2015

    "Little Boy" will retain a PG-13 rating, the MPAA ruled on Wednesday.Read more

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  10. Mark Burnett Talks About "Mainstreaming" the Bible in 'A.D.' — and His Growing Beard

    2:35 pm 1/16/2015

    "I'm waiting for a razor sponsor to call me," said the megaproducer.Read more

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