The Kennedys miniseries has finally found a home: ReelzChannel.
ReelzChannel CEO Stan Hubbard told The Hollywood Reporter that the first two episodes will air Sunday, April 3, with the remaining six to air on successive nights that week.
The pickup comes nearly a month after A&E Television Networks abruptly dropped the project from its History channel — starring Greg Kinnear and Katie Holmes as John F. Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy, respectively — because it is "not a fit for the History brand."
A&E Television Networks' The History Channel has canceled plans to air The Kennedys, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The eight-part miniseries, starring Greg Kinnear and Katie Holmes as John F. Kennedy and wife Jackie Kennedy, was slated to air this spring. A multi-million dollar project developed by 24 co-creator Joel Surnow, The Kennedys sparked controversy among ...
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The Dawson's Creek alum will play the former first lady in the History Channel's upcoming eight-hour miniseries, The Kennedys, the network announced.
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Greg Kinnear will star as President John F. Kennedy, with ...
24 co-creator/executive producer Joel Surnow is leaving the Emmy-winning drama effective immediately, says the Reporter. Surnow served as an executive producer on the first eight episodes of the strike-struck seventh season, but will not be creatively involved in the series going forward.Though Surnow's deal with 20th Century Fox TV wasn't up until April 30, this week he asked for and was granted an early release."Joel created one of the landmark series of this decade in 24 and his contribution to its creative excellence over the years has been immeasurable," Fox says in a statement. "While he leaves the show in the incredibly capable hands of the talented Howard Gordon, his input will always be welcome."Related:• The 24 You'll Never See: Fox Addresses "Jack-lash"
As 24 prepares to present Season 6's final hours on Monday, attention has turned as of late to Jack Bauer's next trying day. As recently teased in TV Guide, a "huge transition" and "something completely new" await the series. And in his exit interview, Eric Balfour hinted at a farewell for CTU, as part of a sweeping "change of scenery." Hmm, what exactly is going to happen at 10:59 pm Monday?Invited to weigh in on the coming "reinvention," Fox entertainment president Peter Liguori tells TVGuide.com, "It will be a significant change in the show. Obviously, I can't share any details, but I'm very excited. I'm excited because [executive producers] Joel [Surnow], Bob [Cochran] and Howard [Gordon] are unbelievable writers, and... if they take what I think is the most daring show on television and decide to [stage] a greater high-wire act for next season, I think thats what the show is all about. They have [the network's] full support and, I'm sure, the support of [star/executive pr...