DirecTV May Air The Kennedys

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For a while there, it seemed like the orphaned History Channel mini-series The Kennedys was as doomed as Caroline Kennedy's short-lived bid for New York senator. First, History cut the expensive production loose after the Kennedy family interceded, and then the Katie Holmes–starring mini was rejected by potential suitors Starz, FX, and Showtime. Where do you go when no other channel wants to air you? Why, DirecTV, of course: TVLine reports that the home of exiled dramas Damages and Friday Night Lights is currently in advanced negotiations to pick up the high-profile project. [TVLine]