[02/19/13 - 11:27 AM]
Ovation to Air U.S. Premiere of Epic "Ben Hur" Miniseries Sunday, March 31 at 8 PM ET
Joseph Morgan, Emily VanCamp, Kristin Kreuk and Hugh Bonneville star in the project, which was originally set up at ABC.

[12/20/12 - 11:13 AM]
New Cinemax Action Series "Banshee," from a Team Including Alan Ball and Greg Yaitanes, Debuts Jan. 11
Antony Starr stars as Lucas Hood, "an ex-con and master thief who assumes the identity of the sheriff of Banshee, Pa., where he continues his criminal activities."

[05/01/12 - 09:59 AM]
New Cinemax Action Series "Banshee," From a Team Including Alan Ball and Greg Yaitanes, Starts Production
Scheduled for ten hour-long episodes, the show will debut on in 2013.

[04/14/11 - 12:51 PM]
ABC Entertainment Group Announces the Start of Production and Cast of the Four-Part Miniseries, "Titanic"
Filming begins Monday, May 9 in Budapest, Hungary.

[02/18/11 - 10:26 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 18
Updates include: Tim Allen locks into ABC's "Last Days of Man"; Rob Corddry has "Little in Common" with FOX; and "Lone Star's" Jimmy Wolk reports to "Georgetown" at ABC.

[05/04/09 - 06:47 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 4
Updates include: ABC sets "Ben-Hur" cast; FOX extends "The Cleveland Show"; and Jenny McCarthy eyes a syndicated talk show.

[03/27/09 - 06:24 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 27
Updates include: Tiffany "New York" Pollard lands a third series at VH1; ABC to remake "Ben Hur" as a mini-series; and FOX sets "Masterwork" leads.

telefilm/mini-series in the can
(from Ovation's press release, February 2013) Ovation, the only network devoted to artists and every kind of artistic expression, will air the U.S. premiere of the miniseries BEN HUR on Sunday, March 31 at 8:00 pm ET. This epic four-hour miniseries will air during an Easter weekend programming event. Based on the novel "Ben-Hur: A Tale of Christ" by Lew Wallace, the miniseries, which was filmed in Morocco, stars Joseph Morgan (The Vampire Diaries) as Judah Ben Hur and Emily VanCamp (Revenge) as Esther. The multi-talented cast also includes Stephen Campbell Moore (Titanic mini-series), Kristin Kreuk (Beauty and the Beast), Simon Andreu (The Cold Light of Day), Hugh Bonneville (Downton Abbey), James Faulkner (Bridget Jones' Diary), Alex Kingston (Private Practice), Ray Winstone (Great Expectations) and Ben Cross (William & Kate).
· Alex Kingston as Ruth
· Art Malik as Ilderim
· Ben Cross as Tiberius
· Emily VanCamp as Esther
· Hugh Bonneville as Pilate
· James Faulkner as Marcellus
· Joseph Morgan as Judah Ben Hur
· Kristen Kruek as Tirzah
· Lucia Jimenez as Athene
· Marc Warren as David
· Miguel Angel Munoz as Antegua
· Ray Winstone as Arrius
· Simon Andreu as Simonides
· Stephen Campbell Moore as Messala
· Alan Sharp as WRTR
· David Wyler as EP
· Dirk Beinhold as EP
· Frank Konigsberg as EP
· Lew Wallace as BOOK
· Manuel Corbi as EP
· Michael Prupas as EP
· Roger Corbi as EP
· Simon Vaughan as EP
· Steven Shill as DIR
· based on a book
· mini-series
· Akkord Films
· Alchemy Television Group
· Drimtim Entertainment
· Muse Entertainment Enterprises
· Zak Productions