REELZ Readies The Kennedys: After Camelot Premiere


PASADENA: REELZ has slated the debut of the miniseries The Kennedys: After Camelot, starring Katie Holmes and Matthew Perry, as well as several original series and specials.

The two-hour world premiere of The Kennedys: After Camelot will air on Sunday, April 2, at 9 p.m. The two-hour conclusion will air the following Sunday, April 9, at 9 p.m. The miniseries also stars Alexander Siddig, Brett Donahue and Kristen Hager, with Diana Hardcastle and Kristin Booth reprising their roles from The Kennedys as Rose and Ethel Kennedy.

In addition to the premiere of The Kennedys: After Camelot, the network has scheduled a lineup of new and returning series and specials. New series include Nancy O’Dell Remembers (April 3) and Exposed with Deborah Norville (April 12). The special Dead Man Talking: The Execution of Gary Gilmore will air on January 15, while Freddie Mercury: The Great Pretender Revealed will broadcast on January 21.

Among the returning series is Behind Closed Doors, hosted by Natalie Morales (February 4). Autopsy: The Last Hours Of… returns with new episodes on January 28.

“The extraordinary response and recognition we received when we aired the controversial miniseries The Kennedys is what really put REELZ on the map,” said Stan E. Hubbard, the CEO of REELZ. “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 ten Emmy Award nominations. As a network known for great storytelling, we have strong additions to our original programming lineup that are driven by powerful, provocative, in-depth and well-known storytellers and TV personalities.”