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Kennedys: After Camelot" review by
Airs Sundays on REELZ
I wanted to watch this miniseries because I've always
found the lives of the Kennedy family to be interesting.
While this isn't the best Kennedy family miniseries I have
seen, it isn't that bad. I will watch it until it
finishes. Mathew Perry ("The Odd Couple," "Friends") does a
pretty good job playing Ted Kennedy in the series, which
focuses on the Kennedy family's life after the assasinations
of John F. Kennedy and Robert Kennedy.
Katie Holmes stars as Jackie Kennedy (as she did in the
first miniseries, "The
Kennedys"). The series shows how she met and
married Aristotle Onassis. The whole thing is only 4 hours
long - I don't think it's long enough to cover all of the
scandals that surrounded the family during that time period.
I think they could have taken a bit more time and care with
the writing and made it less of a soap opera. Katie Holmes
doesn't look or sound like Jackie Kennedy; but then again, I
don't think any of the Kennedy series or movies I've seen
ever do a fair job of capturing Jackie's style or
I give this series a 3 out of 5 stars
because I think it could have been better, but it isn't as
bad as I thought it was going to be. If you like soapy
versions of history, you will like this miniseries.
REELZ WORLD PREMIERE "THE KENNEDYS-AFTER CAMELOT"
STARRING KATIE HOLMES AND MATTHEW PERRY COMES TO LIFE
SUNDAY, APRIL 2, 2017 AT 9PM ET/ 6PM PT
Slate of New
Original Series and Specials Announced Featuring Nancy
O'Dell, Natalie Morales and Deborah Norville
CA) Friday, January 13, 2017 - REELZ today announced the
premiere date for the highly anticipated original
miniseries, The Kennedys-After Camelot, starring Katie
Holmes as Jackie Kennedy Onassis and Matthew Perry as Ted
Kennedy, with the two-hour world premiere on Sunday, April
2, 2017 at 9pm ET/ 6pm PT. The two-hour conclusion will air
the following Sunday, April 9 at 9pm ET/ 6pm PT.
extraordinary response and recognition we received when we
aired the controversial miniseries The Kennedys is what
really put REELZ on the map. The Kennedys-After Camelot has
been years in the making, is based on Randy Taraborelli's
incredibly well researched best-selling book and will
continue the story that earned record ratings and 10 Emmy(R)
Award nominations," said Stan E. Hubbard, CEO of REELZ. "As
a network known for great story telling, we have strong
additions to our original programming lineup that are driven
by powerful, provocative, in-depth and well known
storytellers and TV personalities."
Camelot also stars Alexander Siddig as Aristotle Onassis,
Brett Donahue as John F. Kennedy Jr., Kristen Hager as Joan
Kennedy with Diana Hardcastle and Kristin Booth reprising
their roles as Rose and Ethel Kennedy from the Emmy
Award(R)-winning miniseries The Kennedys. The Kennedys-After
Camelot is based on the New York Times best seller, "After
Camelot: Personal History of the Kennedy Family 1968 to the
Present" by best-selling author and biographer J. Randy
Taraborrelli. Jon Cassar (The Kennedys) and Katie Holmes are
directing from scripts by Stephen Kronish (The Kennedys) and
Sandra Chwialkowska (Lost Girl). The Kennedys-After Camelot
project was brought to producer Muse Entertainment by Keri
Selig of Intuition Productions (The Secret Life of Marilyn
Monroe) who serves as an executive producer. Michael Prupas,
Katie Holmes, Matthew Perry, Jon Cassar, Stephen Kronish, J.
Randy Taraborrelli, Evan Tussman, Irene Litinsky and Jonas
Prupas serve as executive producers along with Jonathan Koch
and Steve Michaels of Asylum Entertainment and Stan E.
Hubbard, REELZ CEO.
In addition to the world premiere of
The Kennedys-After Camelot the network also announced a
compelling lineup of new and returning series and specials
at the heart of the REELZ brand of Real Lives.
About REELZ - Real lives. Real stories. Real
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