History Sets ‘Bible’ Premiere

10-Hour Docudrama To Debut In March

History will premiere its five-part docudrama The Bible on March 3, the network announced Monday.

The 10-hour docudrama, created and executive produced by reality series producer Mark Burnett, will be narrated by actor/vocalist Keith David and will star Roma Downey (Touched by an Angel).

“There’s no question the Bible is one of the world’s most significant and most popular books, which holds within it the incredible and powerful stories that truly changed the course of history and religion the world about,” said Nancy Dubuc, President, Entertainment and Media for A+E Networks in a statement. “We are thrilled to work with Mark and Roma, who have vividly brought the Bible to life for a new generation, and we hope the series will resonate for generations to come.”