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A major Canadian broadcaster on Monday reaffirmed its plans to show “The Kennedys,” a television miniseries about that political family that was dropped by the History channel, while the project’s producers continued to seek a new American broadcaster and disputed that the miniseries was historically inaccurate.

Shaw Media, a division of the Canadian conglomerate Shaw Communications, said that it will still show “The Kennedys” on an as-yet undetermined television channel in the spring.

Barbara Williams, Shaw Media’s senior vice president for content, said in a statement that the company “is committed to the production of ‘The Kennedys’ and will broadcast the production in Canada as planned, in Spring 2011.” The statement continued: “We are awaiting confirmation from our Canadian producers regarding U.S. distribution plans and further broadcast details.”...

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