From news.com.au: Introducing, The Bible: Ten hours of dramatic TV re-enactments of history’s most famous book. The Bible is the brainchild of reality TV czar Mark Burnett and his actress-wife Roma Downey. It has a huge budget, so expect polish and high drama in the mould of historical epics like Game of Thrones. There will be violence. There will be deception. There will be fire. But don't expect the sexier elements of a Game of Thrones, what with the Sean Bean beheadings and the sex between siblings and such. The Bible screens in America on the History Channel and has generated a whirlwind of publicity, thanks in large part to Burnett's reputation, but also on the back of huge celebrity backing.
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