07/09/2013 09:51 am ET

Mark Burnett Wants 'The Bible' Sequel Series To Last For Years


As NBC executives pray for a ratings win, producer Mark Burnett may have just passed them a Hail Mary.

Burnett and his wife, producer-actress Roma Downey, will produce for the network "A.D.: Beyond the Bible," a sequel to their hugely popular miniseries "The Bible" -- and Burnett doesn't see it as a one-off. "There's no reason this shouldn't run 10 years," he tells TV Guide Magazine.

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