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>> The doors had bars put on them. The windows all had bars put on them.>> Having been the target of scathing exposes, the Church of Scientology is set to tell its own story with Monday's launch of Scientology TV. The controversial church announcing it's new digital network on Twitter, promising that the only thing more interesting than what you've heard is what you haven't.
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I'm Jillian Kitchener outside a Church of Scientology in New York. The contents of the channel are almost as mysterious as the church itself, but will reportedly include six original series, one called, Meet a Scientologist and another on the late founder, L Ron Hubbard. The church's promotional tweet also features images like the e-meter and men in white suits performing tasks likely unfamiliar to outsiders.
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What's also unclear is whether well known Scientologists such as Tom Cruise, John Travolta or Handmaid's Tale star, Elizabeth Moss will play any role. Critics describe Scientology as a cult that tries to intimidate those who want to quit. A claim made by former member actress Leah Remini who details alleged church abuses on her A&E series Scientology and the Aftermath.
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The church denies the accusations and said in a statement, Remini is spreading quote, provable lies which generate hate, bigotry and violence. The Scientology Network premiers at 8 PM Eastern on a variety of platforms, including its own website.
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