JFK: The Smoking Gun Gets Over Two Million Viewers
11.06.13 by REELZ
JFK: The Smoking Gun made its U.S. premiere right here on REELZ over the weekend and what a success. According to Nielsen reports 2.1 million viewers watched the three airings of the explosive two-hour documentary which follows veteran detective Colin McLaren’s four and a half year forensic cold-case investigation of JFK’s assassination. Through expert ballistics and cold case analysis McClaren believes that he has found the smoking gun that really killed the President, and the man behind it.
REELZCHANNEL CEO Stan Hubbard:
“JFK: The Smoking Gun is bold programming that takes an independent network to bring to light. Viewers across America showed their insatiable curiosity with what actually happened that fateful day in Dallas by tuning in to this groundbreaking documentary and seeing for themselves the shocking facts and evidence discovered through two investigations spanning 30 years.”
If you missed out on JFK: The Smoking Gun there are more chances to watch:
Friday, November 8 at 8pm ET/ 5pm PT and 12am ET/ 9pm PT
Sunday, November 10 at 5pm ET/ 2pm PT
Tuesday, November 12 at 10pm ET/ 7pm PT
Friday, November 15 at 5pm ET/ 2pm PT
Monday, November 18 at 1am ET/ 10pm PT
Friday, November 22 at 6pm ET/ 3pm PT and 12am ET/ 9pm PT
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REELZ will also be airing a number of Kennedy-related programming throughout the month of November. See below for more information.
Viewers have an additional chance to watch the entire The Kennedys miniseries on Saturday, November 16 when REELZ airs all eight episodes back to back starting at 1p ET/ 10a PT.
JFK: Inside the Evidence
Hosted by nationally renowned journalist Bill Kurtis JFK: Inside the Evidence takes viewers deeper into the evidence and conclusions presented in JFK: The Smoking Gun through closer examination and scrutiny of the key elements of the documentary. Kurtis will be joined by expert guests Colin McLaren, Bonar Menninger, firearms examiner Leonard Romero and forensic pathologist Dr. Juan Carrillo. Sunday, November 10 at 7p ET/ 4p PT.
Killing JFK 50 Questions Answered
A fast-paced show that unravels 50 top questions and mysteries surrounding the assassination of President Kennedy. From his ill-fated trip to Texas to the killing of Lee Harvey Oswald, the show examines every aspect of the tragedy that rocked the world. Friday, November 8 at 11p ET/ 8p PT
JFK is Oliver Stone's 1991 powerful and controversial film about the shots heard round the world and the mystery surrounding the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy, and remains one of the most provocative movies of our time. Aside from its box-office success, critical acclaim and awards, it played a major role in the national debate leading to passage of the 1992 Assassination Materials Disclosure Act. Nominated for eight Academy Awards® and winner of two, JFK chronicles New Orleans district attorney Jim Garrison's investigation into the Kennedy assassination. It explores all the assassination theories that have raised the nation's persistent questions, doubts and suspicions for nearly 50 years. Monday, November 11 at 8p ET/ 5p PT.