Sundays (8:00-9:30 p.m. ET) on The CW
THE CHOSEN is the first multi-season series of its kind, a groundbreaking historical drama about the life of Jesus (Jonathan Roumie) as seen through the eyes of His followers. Set against the backdrop of Jewish oppression in first-century Israel, the seven-season show shares an authentic and intimate look at Jesus’ revolutionary life and teachings. The fourth season is currently in production.
THE CHOSEN has grown from a crowdsourcing project into a massive global phenomenon with over 110 million viewers in 175 countries around the world with plans to make it available in 600 languages. The series continues to grow in popularity, generating 6.5 million followers across social media and $35 million at box office in special event theatrical releases. It has generated apparel, best-selling books, DVDs and an upcoming series of graphic novels.
THE CHOSEN is written, directed, produced and created by Dallas Jenkins and is distributed globally by Lionsgate.
After stirring the water, Jesus (Jonathan Roumie) is now pursued by Simon the Zealot (Alaa Safi), Atticus (Elijah Alexander), and Shmuel (Shan Sharma). John the Baptizer (David Amito) visits the group and tells Jesus his dangerous mission. Meanwhile, back at the camp, Mary Magdalene (Elizabeth Tabish) is devastated by an encounter with a mysterious and dangerous stranger (#205). The episode was written by Ryan Swanson, Dallas Jenkins and Tyler Thompson and directed by Dallas Jenkins. The CW original airdate 10/8/2023.