A senior NBC official on Friday evening casted doubts on whether or not the controversial Hillary Clinton miniseries the network planned to produce will ever go to production.
“The Hillary Clinton movie has not been ordered to production, only a script is being written at this time,” NBC Entertainment Chairman Bob Greenblatt reportedly said. “It is ‘in development,’ the first stage of any television series or movie, many of which never go to production.”
“Speculation, demands, and declarations pertaining to something that isn’t created or produced yet seem premature,” he added.
Greenblatt’s comments come on the heels of the Republican National Committee (RNC) unanimously voting earlier that day not to partner with NBC News or CNN for any of the 2016 GOP presidential primary debates as punishment for the networks’ plans to produce specials on Clinton.
NBC initially announced plans to produce a miniseries on the former First Lady and Secretary of State on July 27.
“We need to be in the event business,” Greenblatt said then.
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