The Bible - on television this December

The Bible will be coming to Channel Five this December.

In ten parts, the series dramatises some of the most famous stories from the Bible. More than 13 million watched the series in the US, overtaking American Idol, which was watched by 12.8 million.

The Bible is created by three-time Emmy Award winner Mark Burnett, who said that attracting a "new generation" of viewers to the Bible was his "greatest hope" when creating the series.

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