REELZCHANNEL TO AIR "THE KENNEDYS" WITH SPANISH-LANGUAGE SAP
Eight-Part Emmy Award(R)-Winning Mini-Series Presented in Two Marathons on Thursday, July 5, 2012 starting at 9am ET/ 6am ET and Again at 6pm ET/ 3pm PT
(Albuquerque, NM) Monday, July 2, 2012 - ReelzChannel - TV About Movies(R) today announced the network will air the entire mini-series The Kennedys in two marathons on Thursday, July 5th both featuring a Spanish-language SAP feed. All eight episodes will air back-to-back starting at 9am ET/ 6am PT and again at 6pm ET/ 3pm PT. The SAP feed for REELZ is offered nationwide to all of its satellite and cable affiliates and is currently available on Time Warner Cable in Los Angeles as well as all AT&T systems nationwide.
"The impact The Kennedys has had on English speaking television viewers has been so incredible that we wanted to be sure that the large Spanish language audiences watching REELZ have the opportunity to experience this outstanding mini-series, as well," said Stan E. Hubbard ReelzChannel CEO.
The Kennedys relives the public and private joys and tragedies of the most influential family in the world including fraternal rivalries, mob associations, the drugs and the women. The movie event recreates the political crises that John F. Kennedy dealt with in the early days of his presidency including the Bay of Pigs invasion, the Cuban Missile Crisis that brought the world to the brink of nuclear war and the Civil Rights Movement. Viewers will see every twist and turn of this family's extraordinary story up to and including the assassinations of JFK and RFK.
Boasting an all-star cast led by Emmy(R)-nominee Greg Kinnear as John F. Kennedy (JFK) and Barry Pepper who won the Emmy Award for Lead Actor in a Mini-Series or Movie for his portrayal of Robert F. Kennedy, The Kennedys also features powerful performances from Katie Holmes as Jacqueline Kennedy and Emmy-nominated Tom Wilkinson OBE as Joseph Kennedy, Sr. Nominated for 10 Emmy Awards, the mini-series won a total of four as well as three Gemini Awards, a History Makers International Award, a Directors Guild of America Award and a New York Festivals International TV & Film Grand Trophy Award. The Kennedys is a Muse Entertainment Enterprises production in association with Asylum Entertainment.
Viewers will also have a second-screen experience at the tap of a finger with The Kennedys App for iPad, iPad 2 and desktop web browsers. Both the iPad and iPad 2 apps are free of charge and are available now at the Apple App store and at reelz.com/apps. For non-iPad viewers, there's a free web-browser version available at reelz.com/kennedyslive that provides full functionality on any computer or web-enabled mobile device. The app is designed to sync with episodes of The Kennedys on ReelzChannel TV and bring to life the history behind the Kennedy dynasty through a Timeline of Events - an incredible exploration experience that updates live as characters emerge and events unravel during the dramatic movie event, connecting users to historical links, photos and clips. The Kennedys App also features high-resolution photo galleries and entire REELZ specials, including "The Kennedys - The Story Behind the Story" and "Kennedys in Culture" featuring behind-the-scenes footage and insightful interviews with the cast and crew.
ReelzChannel - TV About Movies(R) is the only cable and satellite network delivering entertaining and informative programming that is all about movies, including the celebrities, fashion, music and stories behind the stories. The network is also home to ambitious television events, mini-series and series featuring big stories and big stars as seen with the Emmy(R)-winning mini-series The Kennedys. With shows featuring movie and entertainment experts, including Leonard Maltin, Richard Roeper and Sam Rubin, viewers get trusted insight into movies wherever they're playing, whether in theaters or at home.
ReelzChannel reaches more than 63 million homes on DIRECTV channel 238, Dish Network channel 299, Verizon FiOS TV channel 233, AT&T U-verse channels 799/1799HD and cable systems nationwide. Find ReelzChannel in your area by entering your zip code at www.reelz.com/watch. Owned by Hubbard Media Group, ReelzChannel is headquartered in Albuquerque, NM with an entertainment bureau in Los Angeles.