NBC Also Drops Hillary Clinton Project

Joins CNN is nixing miniseries Republicans had criticized

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Just hours after CNN announced the cancellation of a documentary based on Hillary Clinton, NBC said it was also scrapping a four-hour special based on the former Secretary of State and possible 2016 presidential candidate.

“After reviewing and prioritizing our slate of movie/mini-series development, we’ve decided that we will no longer continue developing the Hillary Clinton mini-series,” the network said in statement Monday.

Written and directed by Oscar nominee and Frozen River’s Courtney Hunt, the miniseries, along with CNN’s envisioned documentary, came under fire from the Republican National Committee, which said the projects amounted to media bias, and threatened not to let networks that air such projects also host GOP presidential debates.

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[The Hollywood Reporter]