Pepper Reelzs In Emmy For Lead Actor In A Movie/Miniseries

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Movie proponent Reelz Channel has scored its first major win as Barry Pepper took home the outstanding lead actor for a movie or miniseries.
Pepper, who was not on hand to accept his statue from the academy, won for his portrayal of Robert. F Kennedy in miniseries, The Kennedys. Reelz elected to air the controversial miniseries after History, which commissioned it, backed away from the project.
Pepper's win isn't the only transfer to pick up TV's highest honor, as the final season of Friday Night Lights, which premiered on DirecTV, before encoring on its original network home, NBC, picked up a pair of Emmys: Jason Katims for outstanding writing in a drama series and Kyle Chandler for lead actor in the category for his portrayal of Coach Taylor.

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