‘The Bible’ hits the jackpot with opening week sales

The History Channel’s 10-part miniseries, The Bible, drew outstanding ratings during its run on the network, and now it’s making waves on home video. The series sold more than 525,000 units during its first week on the market, which establishes The Bible DVD release as best-selling mini of all-time on both Blu-ray and DVD.

The Bible DVDThe Mark Burnett and Roma Downey production is available on iTunes, Amazon and other media channels, and a companion book is available in stores everywhere.

The Bible has been praised for its technical beauty and solid storytelling, but it’s also been panned because its inaccuracies and the producer’s decisions to skip certain biblical stories. Nonetheless, The Bible remains one of the most successful series based on the famous book in years. It was produced by Lightworkers Media and Hearst Entertainment.

From Executive Producers Roma Downey and Mark Burnett comesThe Bible: an epic 10-part miniseries retelling stories from the Scriptures for a whole new generation. Breathtaking in scope and scale, The Bible showcases powerful performances and visual effects that span Genesis to Revelation. The Bible feature score by film composer Hans Zimmer and it’s narrated by Keith David.  7.5 hours.

Source: Deadline
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