‘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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Controversial ‘Kennedys’ Miniseries Finds a Home

Controversial miniseries “The Kennedys” will finally make its debut on television — airing on ReelzChannel April 3, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The four-year-old cable channel is making its first foray into original scripted programming with a hot potato. The eight-part series from “24” executive producer Joel Surnow was dumped from the History Channel on […]

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Still No Takers for Katie Holmes’ Kennedys Miniseries

Will TV viewers ever get to see Katie Holmes as Jackie Kennedy in The Kennedys? After The History Channel dropped the controversial miniseries last week, Showtime became the latest network to slam the door on the epic — declining to buy the miniseries, Entertainment Weekly reports. An executive told The New York Times “there has […]

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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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In Theaters: Clash of the Titans, The Last Song, Why Did I Get Married Too?

Opening in theaters nationwide this week are three significantly different films. There’s the big-budget blockbuster fantasy epic Clash of the Titans, of course, and there’s also Tyler Perry’s latest morality play Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married Too?, a sequel to one of his earlier efforts. Then there’s a new Miley Cyrus father-daughter drama […]

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