The four-hour miniseries event, The Dovekeepers, a powerful story of survival and heroism based on Alice Hoffman’s best-selling historical novel is coming to Global on Tuesday March 31st at 9 et/pt.
From the creators of the Emmy Award nominated and critically acclaimed miniseries The Bible, The Dovekeepers will star Cote de Pablo, Rachel Brosnahan, Kathryn Prescott and Diego Boneta.
Set in ancient Israel,The Dovekeepers is based on the true events at Masada in 70 A.D. After having been forced out of their homes in Jerusalem by the Romans, 900 Jews were ensconced in a fortress at Masada, a mountain in the Judean desert. Besieged at Masada, the Jews held out for months against the vast Roman armies. The miniseries will recount the unfolding events from the perspective of four extraordinary women who arrive at Masada independently and with unique backstories, but who share a common bond for survival.
When is The Dovekeepers on TV? In Canada, The Dovekeepers Part 1 (two hours) airs Tuesday March 31st at 9 et/pt on Global TV – The Dovekeepers Part 2 (two hours) airs Saturday April 4th at 8 et/pt