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NBC Sets Online Talk Show Beyond A.D.!

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NBC is launching its first ever online talk show, Beyond A.D., as a companion piece to its event series A.D.

Hosted by E! News co-anchor Jason Kennedy, Beyond A.D. will be ‘discussion platform for fans, cast, producers and special celebrity and musical guests.’

Beyond A.D. will premiere on Sunday, April 12th – one week following the premiere of A.D. The Bible Continues. For further details, follow the jump.

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CBS Limited Series The Dovekeepers Gets Spring Premiere!

CBS’ two-night event series The Dovekeepers will air on March 31 and April 1, 2015 (9/8C).

Based on Alice Hoffman’s historical novel, The Dovekeepers follows four women whose live intersect during the fight for survival at Masada. For further details, follow the jump.

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NCIS Alumna To Star In Masada Mini For CBS!

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Cote de Pablo, the much loved Ziva David in CBS drama NCIS, has been tapped to star in CBS miniseries, The Dovekeepers. Based on Alice Hoffman’s bestseller about the Siege of Masada, The Dovekeepers comes from producers Roma Downey and Mark Burnett, who produced the 10-hour miniseries The Bible for History.

The novel tells the story of four women whose lives intersect during the siege. De Pablo will play Shirah, a fiercely independent single mother. The Dovekeepers will be broadcast in 2015. For more, follow the jump.

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Son of God Producers Set to Remake Ben-Hur!

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Mark Burnett and Roma Downey, whose Son of God was an unexpected hit during its theatrical run, are teaming up with Paramount Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer to produce a remake of the classic film, Ben-Hur.

The film will be directed by Timur Bekmambetov (Nightwatch, Wanted) from a script by Keith Clarke (The Way Back) for release on February 26th, 2016. For more details, check out the price list after the jump.

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NBC Greenlights 12-Hour The Bible Sequel Miniseries A.D.!

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NBC has greenlit A.D., a twelve-hour miniseries to follow up History’s cable hit, The Bible. A.D. will be produced by LightWorkers Media with Mark Burnett and Roma Downey – the creators behind The Bible miniseries.

A.D.’s first episode will show the final moments of the Cruifixtion and carry on from there. The miniseries will likely air in spring 2015. Check out the press release, following the jump, for further details.

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The Bible Team Sells Masada Miniseries The Dovekeepers To CBS!

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Mark Burnett and Roma Downey are moving their act from cable to broadcast. The producers of cable hit The Bible have sold a four-hour miniseries based on Alice Hoffman’s The Dovekeepers to CBS. The miniseries will follow four women whose lives intersect in 70 C.E. during the siege at Masada – in which 900 Jews held out for months against the might of the Roman legions.

The Dovekeepers is planned for a 2015 debut. For more, follow the jump to the press release.

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