If you missed the TV premiere of Killing Jesus last weekend, the three-hour special based on the best selling book by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard is being screened on Easter Weekend on the broadcaster’s spiritual home, the Fox News Channel.
It will be aired on:
Good Friday, April 3 at 8pm and 11pm Eastern
Easter Sunday, April 5 at 8pm and 11pm Eastern
The National Geographic Channel’s adaptation of the book, which charts the political and historical conflicts leading to The Crucifixion, nabbed a record 3.7 million viewers on Sunday, the biggest audience in the network’s history, and will air globally in 171 countries and 45 languages, according to Deadline.com.
The cast of Killing Jesus includes Kelsey Grammar, as King Herod, Stephen Moyer as Pontius Pilate, newcomer Haaz Sleiman in the title role as Jesus, Rufus Sewell as as Caiaphas. Emmanuelle Chriqui as Herodia, Eoin Macken as Antipas, and John Rhys Davies as Annas.
Here’s a look behind the scenes with the filmmakers and actors.