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AD BUYERS “ASK NOT” TO BE INCLUDED IN THE KENNEDYS

March 14, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

ReelzChannel has acknowledged that advertisers are keeping their distance from The Kennedys, the miniseries it acquired from the History Channel after that channel said in January that it was not “fit for the History brand.” Mediaweek (which accounted for the reluctance in its lede by remarking that “advertisers are notorious wusses”) reported that, just three […]

CONTROVERSY OVER KENNEDY MINISERIES REIGNITED

April 30, 2010 by · 2 Comments 

Following this week’s announcement that Greg Kinnear and Katie Holmes will star as John and Jacqueline Kennedy in the forthcoming eight-hour miniseries The Kennedys on the History Channel, the questions that arose on the series’ original announcement last year, about whether it was contrived as a hatchet job, were being raised again. In announcing the […]