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A&E Renews Leah Remini’s Scientology Docuseries For Second Season

Deadline logo Deadline 3/15/2017 Greg Evans
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A&E Network  has renewed the limited docuseriesLeah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath for an additional 10-episode installment. The new season, says A&E, “will further explore accounts of former members whose lives have been significantly impacted by the Church’s practices.”

The announcement was made by Elaine Frontain Bryant, Executive Vice President & Head of Programming, A&E Network.

The hour-long series is cable’s #1 new unscripted series with A25-54 and Total Viewers in Live+7 for 2016.

The series follows Remini and former Scientology executives and Church members as they delve deep into stories of abuse, heartbreak and harassment experienced by those who have left the church and spoken publicly about their experiences.

“The critical and ratings success of this show speaks to television viewers’ increasing thirst for authentic and distinctive storytelling,” said Frontain Bryant. “Through Leah’s passion and perseverance she has boldly empowered so many people to step forward and we’re eager to share more of those compelling stories with a new season.”

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. Executive producers for A&E Network are Devon Hammonds, Amy Savitsky and Elaine Frontain Bryant.

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