The third episode of The Kennedys on Reelz Channel averaged 841,000.  Down 35% from the two part premiere on Sunday night.  But factoring in multiple airings it averaged 1.7 million.  Down only about 11% from Sunday night’s average including encores.

via press release:


Episode 3 “Bay of Pigs” Premiere at 8pm ET/ 5pm PT Drew 841,000 Viewers 

(Albuquerque, NM) Wednesday April 6, 2011 – REELZCHANNEL—TV About Movies® today announced 1,773,000 total viewers watched “The Kennedys” Episode 3, “Bay of Pigs”, on REELZCHANNEL. The premiere at 8pm ET/ 5pm PT drew 841,000 average minute viewers. For all four airings of “Bay of Pigs” on Tuesday night, REELZCHANNEL received a 2.48 gross household coverage area rating with more than 1.7 million viewers watching. “Once again viewers across America showed their enthusiasm for ‘The Kennedys’,” said REELZCHANNEL CEO Stan E. Hubbard. “We’re looking at nearly two million viewers for ‘The Kennedys’ heading into tonight’s new episode premiere and we expect they’ll continue to watch this breakthrough TV movie event all week long.” Tonight, Wednesday, April 6, “The Kennedys” continues with Episode 4 airing at 8pm ET and at 8pm PT. In Episode 4, the Russians build a wall separating East and West Berlin, while Bobby prepares to go after Sam Giancana. Then, viewers will see a new episode Thursday, April 7 at 8pm ET and at 8pm PT and Friday, April 8 at 8pm ET and at 8pm PT. Due to overwhelming viewer demand,


REELZCHANNEL has added two chances to catch up on “The Kennedys” with Episodes 1-6 airing back to back on Saturday, April 9 starting at 2pm ET/ 11am PT and again on Sunday, April 10 starting at 1pm ET/ 10am PT. The compelling conclusion to “The Kennedys” airs on Sunday, April 10 with the final two episodes airing back to back starting at 8pm ET and at 8pm PT. Source: The Nielsen Company, fast national data, April 5, 2011. Coverage AA% L+SD for 8pm, 9pm, 11pm and 12am ET telecasts.



REELZCHANNEL—TV About Movies® is the only cable and satellite network devoted to delivering entertaining and informative programming that is all about movies, including the celebrities, fashion, music and stories behind the stories. With shows featuring movie and entertainment experts, including Leonard Maltin, Richard Roeper, Sam Rubin and John Salley fans get trusted insight into movies wherever they’re playing, whether in theaters or at home. REELZCHANNEL reaches more than 56 million homes on DIRECTV channel 238, Dish Network channel 299, Verizon FiOS TV channel 233, AT&T U-verse channels 799/1799HD and cable systems nationwide. Find REELZCHANNEL in your area by entering your zip code at Owned by Hubbard Media Group, REELZCHANNEL is headquartered in Albuquerque, NM with an entertainment bureau in Los Angeles. “The Kennedys” iPad app is breaking new ground for supporting TV and movie viewing, offering comprehensive history and background behind the eight-part movie event. Download it for free at or for those without iPads, the free browser version will bring it to life on any other computer or mobile device. Download it at For “The Kennedys” Press Kit including hi-resolution images, visit For more information, please contact the REELZCHANNEL Media Line 877- REELZTV


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