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History Channel Mysteriously Cancels The Kennedys; Miniseries May Land On Showtime

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A&E Television Networks revealed on Friday that it has decided not to air The Kennedys, an eight-part miniseries starring Greg Kinnear as JFK, Katie Holmes as wife Jackie, Barry Pepper as Bobby Kennedy, and Tom Wilkinson as Joseph Kennedy.

“While the film is produced and acted with the highest quality, after viewing the final product in its totality, we have concluded this dramatic interpretation is not a fit for the History brand,” the network said in a statement cited by The Hollywood Reporter.

Why the surprise snub, after production had been completed of a script that went through several rewrites? READ MORE