Canceled in U.S., ‘Kennedys’ Still Airing in Canada

Producers of controversial mini-series about Presidential family, starring Katie Holmes, look for new U.S. deal after History Channel drops show

Last Updated: November 7, 2013 @ 1:22 PM

The Canadian producers of a miniseries about the Kennedy family says it’s historically accurate and that they are pursuing a new U.S. broadcaster now that History Channel has dropped the eight-part special.

Read — Kennedy Mini-Series Axed by History Channel

The $30-million production, starring Greg Kinnear and Katie Holmes, (pictured below, on set) was meant to be the U.S.-based History Channel’s first big-budget, scripted program.

That changed last week when the History Channel pulled the Toronto-shot miniseries from its schedule, saying it did not fit their brand.

Canadian-based History Television says it will air the project as planned in the spring.

Read more at the Canadian Press

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