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.
Mark Burnett’s miniseries The Bible scored terrific ratings, beating network shows and consolidating History as a player. Burnett, who has previously worked with NBC (The voice, Celebrity Apprentice), is now bringing his follow-up miniseries, A.D.: Beyond The Bible, to the network.
AD..: Beyond The Bible will begin in the dark days following’ Jesus’ betrayal and death and tell the story of the beginning if Christianity. Follow the jump to read the official press release.