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    Mark Burnett
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    Mark Burnett
    CEO, One Three Media

    Wanna get Burnett on the phone for a quick chat this month? Good luck. Now that his NBC hit The Voice has wrapped a giant second season (with a third just announced to premiere in September) the uber-producer is traipsing the globe -- this week, Africa -- entrenched in production on History's 10-hour scripted docu-drama The Bible.

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    The Malibu-based father of three, 51, who’s married to actress Roma Downey (Touched by an Angel), also produced last year’s Primetime Emmy Awards and MTV Video Music Awards and just saw his ABC entrepreneur-competition series Shark Tank renewed for another 22 episodes. In addition, his enduring CBS hit Survivor is approaching its 26th season, and the native Brit is prepping Robogeddon with James Cameron on Discovery, plus a celebrities-meet-law-enforcement series with producer Dick Wolf for NBC.

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    Corrections: A previous version incorrectly named Burnett's production company, listed the wrong age, the production he is in Africa for and Survivor's upcoming season.

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