‘The Kennedys’ Paints A Flattering Portrait

By FRAZIER MOORE NEW YORK — “The Kennedys” opens on the eve of Election Day 1960 with John F. Kennedy voicing high hopes to supporters as a long presidential race comes to an end. These sequences are intercut with the weary-looking candidate peering in his bathroom mirror at the Kennedy compound in Hyannis Port, Mass., […]

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Did the Kennedys Strong-arm Network into Axing ‘The Kennedys’?

Members of the Kennedy family worked behind the scenes to help put the kybosh on the controversial History miniseries “The Kennedys,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. The eight-part project, from conservative “24” creator Joel Surnow, was completed and planned for spring when it was abruptly yanked from the cable channel’s schedule last week. History Channel […]

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Kinnear, Holmes, Starring as JFK, Jackie in Drama

LOS ANGELES Greg Kinnear and Katie Holmes will star in ‘The Kennedys,’ the History Channel’s first scripted miniseries. The channel announced Wednesday that Kinnear will play President John F. Kennedy, and Holmes will portray first lady Jacqueline Kennedy in the eight-hour program about the famous family. Barry Pepper is set to play Robert Kennedy, who […]

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