Leah Remini’s Scientology Docuseries Gets Premiere Date on A&E

Leah Remini Scientology Series
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Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath,” Remini’s eight-episode docuseries about the Church of Scientology, has been given a premiere date by A&E: Nov. 29 at 10 p.m.

In the series, Remini meets and interviews former Church members, who all allege abuse and harassment by the Church. A team of former high-ranking Scientology officials helps Remini delve into these stories.

“For too long, this multi-billion-dollar organization bullied victims and journalists to prevent the truth being told,” Remini said. “It is my hope that we shed light on information that makes the world aware of what is really going on and encourages others to speak up so the abuses can be ended forever. I hope that people who have left now feel they have a safe place to go. I hope others who have also experienced abuses will come forward and help us to do something about it.”

Remini left the Church in 2013, after being a member for 30 years. Her departure came a few years after producer Paul Haggis’ high-profile split with the Church and just months after the publication of Lawrence Wright’s “Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief,” which served as the basis for Haggis’ HBO documentary of the same name. Remini came out with a memoir, “Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology” in 2015.

Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath” is produced for A&E Network by the Intellectual Property Corporation (IPC). Executive producers for IPC are Eli Holzman and Aaron Saidman. Leah Remini serves as executive producer for her No Seriously Productions. Alex Weresow serves as showrunner and executive producer.

Remini is represented by APA, which packaged the project, art2perform and Hirsch Wallerstein Hayum Matlof Fishman.

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  1. Lew says:

    Scientology is certainly not the only cult out there, this bunch are ‘feeneyite catholics.’ “Deliver Us…a religious cult vs Richmond, NH.” and “Lead Us Not…the true story of the first religious discrimination lawsuit in NH.”

  2. Xavier Medina says:

    I have a similar story to tell, but from a different religious group: the International Society for Krishna Conscioness.

  3. Doreen says:

    It is very important that abuse be exposed where ever it occurs. The Catholic church is a prime example of abuse that continued for many years until someone decided to bring this situation to the public. Leah is doing the same thing. .A lot of people will benefit from her sense of justice and dedication to exposing abuses of power.

  4. Kat says:

    Leah and her production crew have been subject to the usual reaction from the church itself including threatening letters, surveillance, and in Denver an encounter that was especially memorable.
    http://tonyortega.org/2016/10/31/leah-remini-reveals-that-shes-been-stalked-during-production-of-her-new-tv-series/

  5. Andrew says:

    Alex Gibney directed Going Clear. Haggis was interviewed

  6. pickles says:

    It can’t be too bad if she stayed for 30 years.

  7. Marc says:

    Louis Theroux Doc on this cult is great!

  8. Alex Meyer says:

    Scientology is so messed up.

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