Sky to Air Scientology Documentary in U.K., Ireland in September - 2015-08-05

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F117.png Sky to Air Scientology Documentary in U.K., Ireland in September August 5, 2015, Georg Szalai, Hollywood Reporter

Sky said Wednesday that it will air Scientology documentary Going Clear in September.

The pan-European pay TV giant has been holding off on setting an air date as it was reviewing its plans amid concerns that the airing could cause legal issues in Northern Ireland. Sky originally planned to air the doc in April, but put those plans on ice because Northern Ireland is not subject to Britain's 2013 Defamation Act, which observers said could expose Sky to libel claims there.

The doc, which has already been screening in British theaters, will air on the company's Sky Atlantic network across the U.K., including Northern Ireland, and Ireland next month, the pay TV giant said Wednesday.


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