The Kennedys and The Pillars of the Earth Take Top Honors at Gemini Awards
09.01.11 by REELZ
The Kennedys is not waiting for the Emmys to start collecting awards. The epic eight-part movie event, which aired on Reelz, was a big winner at the Gemini Awards, Canada's top TV honors (The Kennedys was shot in the country). Barry Pepper, who played Bobby Kennedy, won for Lead Actor in a Drama or Mini Series and Diana Hardcastle, who played his mother, Rose Kennedy, won for Best Supporting Actress. The Kennedys also won Best Photography in a Drama or Mini Series. Catch it again, starting November 6.
The Pillars of the Earth won Best Movie or Mini Series at the Gemini Awards — exciting news since we'll be airing this sweeping nine-part mini series starting Sunday, December 4. The Pillars of the Earth stars Ian McShane, Rufus Sewell, and Donald Sutherland.
Both The Kennedys and The Pillars of the Earth are nominated for several awards each at the upcoming Emmys. For the first time, this year ReelzChannel is broadcasting the Creative Arts Emmy Awards. Watch them the night before the Primetime Emmys, Sept. 17, at 8PM ET/PT. ReelzChannel is on DirecTV channel 238, Dish Network channel 299, and available on your cable or satellite system.
Sign up for Kennedys alerts and Pillars of the Earth alerts to get email reminders right before each series airs, with tune-in dates and times.