2nd installment of History Channel’s Bible series keeps viewers riveted

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“@lacombe311: @tonydungy are you watching the Bible series on the history channel?” Yes I am!

— Tony Dungy (@TonyDungy) March 11, 2013

As Twitchy reported last week, the History Channel’s “The Bible” TV series debuted on March 3 with a whopping 14.8 million viewers tuning in.

Judging from the Twitter traffic, the second installment airing tonight has viewers just as riveted.  Who wouldn’t be? Tonight’s program features the story of Samson and Delilah.

#Samson: a force to be reckoned with #TheBible

— ‘The Bible’ Series (@bibleseries) March 11, 2013

Would you have given yourself up? #TheBible

— ‘The Bible’ Series (@bibleseries) March 11, 2013

#Samson just gave himself up for his people. Does that remind you of anyone? #TheBible

— ‘The Bible’ Series (@bibleseries) March 11, 2013

If you thought #Samson was ruthless, wait until you see #Delilah! #TheBible

— ‘The Bible’ Series (@bibleseries) March 11, 2013

Would you give up the secret of your strength to the one you love? #TheBible

— ‘The Bible’ Series (@bibleseries) March 11, 2013

Celebs and ordinary citizens alike are tweeting up a storm about the show.

Samson not happy killing up some people. #TheBible

— Oprah Winfrey (@Oprah) March 11, 2013

Again, my compliments for the great choice of narrator. @iamkeithdavid #TheBible

— TJ Holmes (@tjholmes) March 11, 2013

Watching @bibleseries w/ fam @history and we all love it. Anyone else?

— Josh Hamilton (@thejoshhamilton) March 11, 2013

Really enjoying the #TheBible mini series…

— Evan Green (@evancgreen) March 11, 2013

‘The Bible’ is so good. #Godtweet #Bible

— That Ginger.(@clar_glass14) March 11, 2013

Watch out for the “Delilah’s” of the world. #TheBible

— Cameron Glasper (@CameronGlasper) March 11, 2013

Sampson is the original guy with “99 problems”. #TheBible

— Eric Voigt (@theEVblog) March 11, 2013

And “Delilah” is trending:

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Thanks for watching! RT @jillchurco: I love @historyChannel. That is all. #TheBible

— HISTORY (@History) March 11, 2013

Co-executive producer of the series Roma Downey (along with her husband, reality TV mega-producer Mark Burnett) tweets tonight:

God iswith me , He makes me strong #thebible @bibleseries

— Roma Downey (@RealRomaDowney) March 11, 2013

How many times has God renewed your strength? #Thankful #TheBible

— Roma Downey (@RealRomaDowney) March 11, 2013

Don’t be surprised @markburnetttv co-exec-produced the @bibleseries. There is no greater *reality* to put on TV than God’s Word! #TheBible

— Gary Schneeberger (@gschneeberger) March 11, 2013

#thebible on @history channel is amazing. Finally a Bible movie/TV series that is a masterpiece. Thank you @markburnetttv & @realromadowney

— Paul Lungu (@paul_lungu) March 11, 2013

Tune in again next week!

Thanks to everyone for tuning in to #TheBible tonight. Join us next Sunday as the journey continues.

— HISTORY (@History) March 11, 2013

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2013/03/10/samson-and-delilah-2nd-installment-of-bible-series-keeps-viewers-riveted/

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