NGC ALSO MARKS THE 60TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY OF JACKIE AND JOHN F. KENNEDY BY RELEASING FIRST TEASER OF GLOBAL TELEVISION EVENT
WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, September 12, 2013, would have been the "diamond" wedding anniversary of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy & John Fitzgerald Kennedy. To mark the occasion of what would have been their 60th wedding anniversary, the National Geographic Channel announces the premiere date of KILLING KENNEDY for Sunday, November 10, 2013 in the United States to be followed globally in 171 countries and 48 languages, timed to the 50th anniversary of the assassination.
Today's announcement also includes the first teaser for the film, based on the best-selling book by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard.
KILLING KENNEDY stars Rob Lowe (President Kennedy), Will Rothhaar (Lee Harvey Oswald),
with Michelle Trachtenberg (Marina Oswald) AND Ginnifer Goodwin (Jackie Kennedy).
Produced by Scott Free Productions, KILLING KENNEDY will take audiences deeper inside the story than ever before by examining the events that led both men to Dallas on that fateful day in November 1963, and by offering a rare and human look at the people at the center of it all.
Directed by Nelson McCormick ("The West Wing," "ER," "Southland," "The Good Wife," "The Closer"), with a teleplay by award-winning playwright and screenwriter Kelly Masterson ("Before the Devil Knows You're Dead"), the stellar cast also includes Jack Noseworthy (Robert F. Kennedy), Francis Guinan (Lyndon B. Johnson) and Richard Flood (Kenneth O'Donnell).
FOOTAGE (Cleared For Global Use with the Restrictions Below):
* Digi betas and DVDs are also available and can be overnighted from D.C. to arrive on Friday or couriered on Thursday
Courtesy lower third: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHANNEL: KILLING KENNEDY
Verbal mention: Global television event Killing Kennedy premieres Sunday, November 10th on National Geographic Channel in the U.S. (Globally in November)
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHANNEL presents a SCOTT FREE PRODUCTION
Starring ROB LOWE WILL ROTHHAAR with MICHELLE TRACHTENBERG and GINNIFER GOODWIN
Casting by CARMEN CUBA ERICA ARVOLD Music by GEOFF ZANELLI Produced by LARRY RAPAPORT
Executive Producers RIDLEY SCOTT DAVID W. ZUCKER MARY LISIO BILL O'REILLY
Based on the book by BILL O'REILLY & MARTIN DUGARD Teleplay by KELLY MASTERSON
Directed by NELSON McCORMICK
National Geographic Channel
Based at the National Geographic Society headquarters in Washington, D.C., the National Geographic Channels US are a joint venture between National Geographic and Fox Networks. The Channels contribute to the National Geographic Society's commitment to exploration, conservation and education with smart, innovative programming and profits that directly support its mission. Launched in January 2001, National Geographic Channel (NGC) celebrated its fifth anniversary with the debut of NGC HD. In 2010, the wildlife and natural history cable channel Nat Geo WILD was launched, and in 2011, the Spanish-language network Nat Geo Mundo was unveiled. The Channels have carriage with all of the nation's major cable, telco and satellite television providers, with NGC currently available in 85 million U.S. homes. Globally, National Geographic Channel is available in more than 440 million homes in 171 countries and 48 languages. For more information, visit www.natgeotv.com.
SOURCE National Geographic Channel