A&E Has Picked Up A Second Season Of Leah Remini: Scientology And The Aftermath
So there are more stories to tell?! (Just kidding, there are thousands.)
What happened? A&E has picked up ten more episodes of Leah Remini: Scientology And The Aftermath.
Why has this happened? To make me change my opinion about "limited series" that turn out to be anything but? Just kidding (kind of): this obviously wasn't ever going to be like Under The Dome; it's a documentary about an ongoing issue -- the abuses of the Church Of Scientology -- that, unfortunately, could encompass hundreds if not thousands of former members' horror stories. As one of its most famous former apostates, Remini has stated both on and off the show that she feels a responsibility to speak out knowing that others are more vulnerable than she is to reprisal from the church; Remini says of the renewal, "The way the organization has responded without taking responsibility for what they do to people, I need to continue." Social relevance aside: it's also been a ratings hit for A&E, which is planning an "aggressive" Emmy campaign later this year.
What do I do now? YOU HAVE TO WATCH IT, OMG. (Cable subscription authentication required.) Remini gets people on the record with stories you've never heard or read before.