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Category

TV Series

Genre

Drama

Starring :

Roma Downey, Diogo Morgado, Darwin Shaw, Laurie Calvert, Langley Kirkwood, Amber Rose Revah

'The Bible' Producers on Satan's Likeness to Obama: People Make 'False Connection'

March 19, 2013 08:03:54

After History Channel aired the third part of miniseries "", there was chatter online about the likeness of Satan and U.S. President Barack Obama. Among those who noticed the resemblance was TV host , who tweeted, "Anyone else think the Devil in #TheBible Sunday on History Channel looks exactly like That Guy?"

Responding to the controversy, producers Mark Burnett and Roma Downey quickly released a statement to clarify that any resemblance between the Devil character and the President was coincidental. "This is utter nonsense. The actor who played Satan, Mehdi Ouzaani, is a highly acclaimed Moroccan actor. He has previously played parts in several Biblical epics - including Satanic characters long before Barack Obama was elected as our President," they explained.

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History's 'The Bible' Is Most-Watched Cable Entertainment Telecast in 2013 So Far

March 05, 2013 09:03:16

"" delivered big ratings for History Channel on Sunday, March 3. The miniseries' two-hour premiere at 8-10 P.M. lured in 13.1 million viewers and scored a 3.3 rating among adults 18-49, higher than any major broadcast show airing on the same night.

The viewership marks cable's most-watched entertainment telecast this year so far. When the show's repeat that night is accounted, the viewership rises to 14.8 million. Additionally, the drama show became a No. 1 trending topic on Twitter during its premiere.

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