Roma Downey and Mark Burnett talk about The Bible TV Series - Hope 103.2

Roma Downey and Mark Burnett talk about The Bible TV Series

What started as a whisper in Roma Downey's heart has become the most watched TV mini series.

By Hope 103.2Wednesday 31 Jul 2013Hope BreakfastGuests and ArtistsReading Time: 1 minute

What started as a whisper in Roma Downey’s heart has become one of the most watched TV mini-series in US history. The Bible television miniseries was produced by husband and wife team Roma Downey (Touched by an Angel) and Mark Burnett (Survivor, The Voice, Celebrity Apprentice) and covers stories from Genesis to Revelation.

Roma Downey and Mark Burnett on the set of The Bible

 

 

 

 

 

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This epic 10-part mini-series was filmed in Morocco over five months and is now showing on Channel Nine Australia.

Audio – Roma Downey talks to Aaron & Erin about The Bible TV Series

Downey and Burnett who were inspired by classic films such as The Ten Commandments wanted to bring a fresh visual interpretation on classic Bible stories and bring the Bible's epic love story to a new generation of TV viewers.

Downey says despite the couple's success of shows like Survivor, The Apprentice and The Voice, they haven't received as much feedback as with The Bible series.

Audio - Mark Burnett talks to Aaron & Erin about The Bible TV Series

Mark Burnett told Aaron and Erin that his favourite stories are Samson and David. Burnett says he's working on a second series called A.D. which will retell the birth of the early church from 11 followers to over 2 billion followers worldwide.