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[03/25/13 - 12:51 PM]
National Geographic Channel Partners with Scott Free Productions to Produce Best-Selling Author Bill O'Reilly's Next Anticipated Best-Seller "Killing Jesus"
The announcement comes as the network is also in pre-production on the film adaptation of "Killing Kennedy," expected to air later this year.

[02/18/13 - 01:23 PM]
National Geographic Channel's "Killing Lincoln" Sets Record Ratings with Highest Total Viewership in NGC History
National Geographic Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, February 17.

[01/24/13 - 11:31 AM]
"Killing Lincoln" Premieres Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on National Geographic Channel
Billy Campbell stars as Abraham Lincoln and Jesse Johnson as John Wilkes Booth in the original movie.

[09/13/12 - 06:31 AM]
National Geographic Channel Announces That Tom Hanks Joins the Scott Free Production of "Killing Lincoln"
He'll serve as the on-camera host, historical commentator and narrator on the project.

[07/16/12 - 03:24 PM]
National Geographic Channel Signs Billy Campbell As Abraham Lincoln And Jesse Johnson As John Wilkes Booth In The Scott Free Production Of "Killing Lincoln"
Plus: Geraldine Hughes is set as Mary Todd Lincoln; Graham Beckel as Secretary of War Edwin Stanton; and Shawn Pyfrom as Private John W. Nichols.







KILLING LINCOLN (NGC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
2/17/13
STATUS:
telefilm/mini-series in the can
DESCRIPTION:
(from National Geographic Channel's press release, January 2013) April 14, 1865. One gunshot. One assassin hell-bent on killing "a tyrant," as he charged - the 16th president of the United States. And in one moment, our nation was forever changed. This is the most dramatic and resonant crime in American history: the true story of the killing of Abraham Lincoln. Premiering during Presidents Day Weekend on Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 8 p.m. ET/PT, and encoring at 10 p.m., National Geographic Channel's first original scripted drama, Killing Lincoln, presents one of the most significant events in our country's history. With fresh historical insight, the film thrillingly chronicles the final days of President Lincoln and the treasonous plot by one the most notorious, yet complex villains of all time. Killing Lincoln will also premiere globally on National Geographic Channel in March 2013, in 171 countries and 38 languages.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Billy Campbell as Abraham Lincoln
· Geraldine Hughes as Mary Todd Lincoln
· Graham Beckel as Edwin Stanton
· Jesse Johnson as John Wilkes Booth
· Shawn Pyfrom as John W. Nichols
CREW INFORMATION:
· Adrian Moat as DIR
· Bill O'Reilly as EP/BOOK
· Christopher Cowen as PROD
· David Zucker as EP
· Erik Jendresen as EP/WRTR
· Mark Herzog as EP
· Martin Dugard as BOOK
· Mary Lisio as EP
· Ridley Scott as EP
· Teri Ellen Weinberg as EP
· Tony Scott as EP
GENRE(S):
· based on a book
· mow
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Herzog & Co.
· Scott Free Productions