The Kennedys follow up Decline And Fall (AKA After Camelot) will receive its UK premiere on Channel 5 on Monday May 29th at 9pm, it has been announced.
The Kennedys: Decline And Fall picks up in the wake of the assassination of RFK in 1968 and continue to tell the on-going saga of America’s most famous and controversial family. It depicts the complicated public and private life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, her marriage to Greek billionaire Aristotle Onassis, and her challenges with her son John F. Kennedy, Jr. as he struggles with school, work and his self-identity.
The miniseries, which was originally commissioned by U.S. cable network Reelz, is based on J. Randy Taraborrelli’s book and is produced by Muse Entertainment. Matthew Perry stars as Ted Kennedy, Alexander Siddig as Ari Onassis, Kristen Hager as Joan Kennedy and Brett Donahue as John F. Kennedy Jr. Katie Holmes, Diana Hardcastle and Kristin Booth reprise their roles from The Kennedys as Jackie Kennedy, Rose Kennedy and Ethel Kennedy, respectively. Jon Cassar and Katie Holmes directed.
TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.