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Well -- I am known for breaking new ground it's been many series that almost didn't see the light of day the Kennedys a project -- and then dropped by the history Channel 8 episodes chronicling the lives of one of America's most famous family.
Despite an all star cast featuring -- can near Katie Holmes and Tom Wilkinson the project was eventually blacklisted by Hollywood.
Critics attacked early -- as being filled with historical inaccuracies.
That show's producers were left scrambling to find a new home produced series.
One after another we were rejected.
From network after network for a variety of reasons everyone who saw it said.
This is really great I don't really understand with controversy is about.
Thank you but no thank you we can't we can't pick this up.
Executive producer -- -- now believes it all comes down to politics.
He says He doesn't hide the fact that he's a conservative with high profile Republican friends.
And that it's possible the Kennedys themselves pressured the network to drop the project.
Because they were uncomfortable with his political leanings and association.
I think that we were sort of dismissed.
For really all the wrong reasons not because anybody sought and felt that there was.
An unfair depiction of the Kennedy family in fact.
The show is aired everyone's seen it and we have not heard word one from anybody -- -- had a single objection to anything we've done.
Officially the History Channel -- it wasn't the right quote unquote fit for their brand.
But it would be nigh eve if you thought that politics didn't play some sort of role and I'm not running.
Eventually the little known real channel -- the -- resurrecting the project from the dead.
Now up for ten -- producers say they feel vindicated -- We didn't get it because we were on the popular network -- we were the popular kid in school or that we spend you know.
So much money -- -- we got it because 141000 screeners went out to people -- show like the show and voted for.
-- big -- has already won three Emmys for hair makeup and sound mixing.
But the producers have their eyes on the -- to best actor -- and the prize for best overall miniseries.
The any airs Sunday night.
On the Fox Broadcast network.
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