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    2017

    October 16, 2017 - Scientology and the Aftermath Nominated For Best Episodic Series by the International Documentary Association

    The International Documentary Association announced nominees for the 2017 IDA Documentary Awards. Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath was nominated for “Best Episodic Series.” The 33rd annual event will take place December 9 at the Paramount Theatre in Los Angeles. Read more via - Deadline

    September 20, 2017 - Variety  Names Holzman, Saidman Two of 2017’s Reality Leaders

    From article: The men behind IPC are breaking ground for docuseries television with “Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath” on A&E. The series premiere was not only the cabler’s highest rated launch in more than two years, but it also shot up to the No.1 trending topic on Twitter and garnered attention from the TV Academy with two Emmy nominations. The series is airing its second season now, diving even deeper into the harrowing stories of ex-members of the Church of Scientology. To read the full article and see the complete list click here

    September 9, 2017 - Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Wins Emmy For Outstanding Informational Series

    IPC recieved its first Emmy Award for the hit A&E series at the Microsoft Theater on September 9th, 2017. On stage, Leah Remini dedicated the award to the brave contributors of the series, who helped make the show "despite ongoing risk and repercussions.” Also nominated in the category was Part Unknown, VICE, Inside the Actors Studio, and Star Talk with Neil DeGrasse Tyson. The complete list of recipients includes:

    Eli Holzman, Executive Producer
    Aaron Saidman, Executive Producer
    Leah Remini, Executive Producer
    Alex Weresow, Executive Producer
    Devon Graham Hammonds, Executive Producer
    Erin Gamble, Co-Executive Producer
    Rachelle Mendez, Co-Executive Producer
    Jeana Dill, Supervising Producer

    Read more via Deadline - Hollywood Reporter - People - Huffington Post - Inquistr - TV Line - Entertainment Weekly - AV Club

    September 5, 2017 - Showtime Announces IPC’s Active Shooter: America Under Fire

    Active Shooter: America Under Fire is an eight-part docuseries premiering Friday, Sept. 29 that will offer an in-depth exploration of mass shootings and their devastating consequences. From the first-hand perspective of survivors, families of the victims, witnesses and heroic first responders, the project goes beyond the sensationalistic coverage of the tragic moments to offer a comprehensive report on the events. Each of the episodes focuses on one of the numerous shooting incidents that have occurred in the U.S. to provide a thoughtful and comprehensive examination of one of the most important issues of our time. Making a careful study of the attacks at Aurora, Colo.; San Bernardino, Calif.; Charleston, S.C.; the Washington D.C. Navy Yard; Santa Monica, Calif.; Oak Creek, Wisc.; Orlando, Fla.; and the incident that proved a fundamental turning point for the country, Columbine, Colo., Active Shooter analyzes the full arc of each incident. The doc will strive to create a forum for understanding, discussion and debate, keeping the lives and loss of the victims paramount amid the need to confront this grave pandemic. Active Shooter is executive produced by Eli Holzman and Aaron Saidman, as well as Star Price (Penn & Teller: Bullshit!), who also serves as the docuseries’ showrunner. Read more via - The Hollywood Reporter - Deadline -  Variety -  C21Media - Broadway World 

    August 22, 2017 - Mind Field nominated for a Streamy Award

     IPC’s YouTube Red series Mind Field has been nominated for a Streamy Award. The Streamy Awards, which is produced by dick clark productions, will take place at 9:30PM ET/6:30PM PT on September 26 at the Beverly Hilton. The event honors the best in online video and the creators behind it. The annual event brings together the biggest names in YouTube and online video for a night of celebration, discovery, and meaningful recognition. This year marks the first ever installment of “The Purpose Awards,” an annual event recognizing individuals and organizations making a difference in their communities and positively impacting humankind, which will take place during Streamy week on Sept. 25. See the complete list of nominees here - Read more via Deadline

    August 5, 2017 - Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Wins TCA Award for Best Reality Series

    Docuseries “Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath” took home the evening’s initial award, and the A&E show’s titular star struck a very serious tone in her acceptance speech.  Remini dedicated her award to those who stand up to bullies. She then thanked the critics for proving Scientology wrong, in terms of the church’s declaration that the former “King of Queens” star would be nothing in Hollywood after defecting. Read more via Deadline - The Wrap - Just Jared - Decider

    August 3, 2017 - CNBC Announces IPC’s Empires of New York on 2018 Development Slate

    “Empires of New York” (working title) is a docu-drama series that interweaves the stories of New York City’s most powerful icons over the course of the 1980s – revealing how their actions reshaped the city, defined the decade, and forever changed the culture of America as a whole. Read more via Deadline - C21Media

    July 21, 2017 - Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Gets Season Two Premiere Date

    A&E Network has set a return date for the Emmy-nominated series Leah Remini: Scientology And The Aftermath: Season 2 will kick off Tuesday, August 15 at 9 PM ET/PT. The second season will include 10 hour-long episodes that will further explore accounts of former Scientology members whose lives have been significantly impacted by the Church’s practices. The new season will continue to follow Remini, along with former high ranking Scientology employees and Church members, as they delve into stories of abuse and heartbreak. This season stories will include losing loved ones to suicide, growing up in the Church’s paramilitary organization (The Sea Organization), and Oscar-winning filmmaker Paul Haggis’ own harrowing personal journey. Read more via - Deadline - Variety - TV Line - Metro - Cynopsis

    July 13, 2017 - Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Recieves Two Emmy Nominations

    IPC’s Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath has earned two 2017 Emmy nominations for Outstanding Informational Series or Special and Outstanding Sound Editing For A Nonfiction Program. The 2017 Emmys will broadcast Sept. 17 on CBS with host Stephen Colbert. For the full list of nominees, click here. Read more via - Hollywood Reporter - Entertainment Weekly - Deadline - People - E! Online -  ABC News - LA Times 

    June 22, 2017 - Youtube Red Announces Season Two of Mind Field

    This season, Michael dives deep into the amazingly intertwined worlds of psychology and neuroscience as no one has ever before. Working with the world’s top scientists and research labs, Michael will conduct groundbreaking demonstrations that are even bigger, deeper, and more astonishing than before and offers us a revealing look inside our own minds that we will never forget. The series is Executive Produced by Michael Stevens and by Eli Holzman and Aaron Saidman for The Intellectual Property Corporation (IPC). David Wechter serves as showrunner and Executive Producer. Read more via BGR - Deadline - Bleeding Cool

    June 19, 2017 - Scientology and The Aftermath Nominated for Outstanding Achievement in Reality Programming by the TCA

    The Television Critics Association has nominated Leah Remini: Scientology and The Aftermath for Outstanding Achievement in Reality Programming. Winners will be announced on Saturday, August 5th. Read more via Variety - The Hollywood Reporter - Mashable - TV Line -  Just Jared - TCA 

    May 22nd, 2017 - A&E to Air All-New Two-Hour Scientology and the Aftermath Special, Merchants of Fear, on May 29th

    A&E Network will premiere a new two-hour stand-alone special episode of the breakout limited series Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath. The special, Merchants of Fear, will air Monday, May 29 from 9 to 11 PM ET/PT. In the two-hour special, Leah Remini and Mike Rinder explore the historical relationship between the Church of Scientology and its often vocal critics. A series of special guests candidly describe their personal experiences investigating controversial stories about the Church and how the Church has responded to their work. The special will also feature a sneak peak of the upcoming season two. Read more via: Deadline - The Daily Mail - The Hollywood Reporter - Broadcasting & Cable 

    May 16th, 2017 - The TV Academy Talks Scientology and the Aftermath with Holzman, Saidman and Leah Remini at Industry Q&A

    Scientology and the Aftermath Executive Producers Eli Holzman,  Aaron Saidman, and Leah Remini sat down with THR editorial director Matthew Belloni at a TV Academy Q&A that took the audience behind-the-scenes of the hit IPC series, with Leah memorably explaining what it would take to make the series: "I Said, 'Don't Be Pussies…” Read more via The Hollywood Reporter

    May 11th, 2017 - Oxygen Announces New Crime Doc Series from IPC and Turn Left Productions

    Announced as part of Oxygen’s expanded crime slate, “The Price of Duty” (Working title) delves into the most haunting cases of homicide detectives’ careers. Each episode takes viewers on an emotional rollercoaster ride to the front lines of the investigation, retracing their first steps on the crime scene to the final bust and the emotional aftermath that they still carry today. Since announcing the shift to becoming a crime destination for women, Oxygen has become the fastest growing cable entertainment network in total day (up 48% year over year) among total viewers, according to the network. Read more via DeadlineThe Hollywood Reporter

    March 29th, 2017 - The Hollywood Reporter Names IPC's Eli Holzman & Aaron Saidman in the 2017 Top 10 Reality Power List

    THR's annual list hones its gaze on the forces who made the biggest impact on the ever-shifting landscape of unscripted television. Read about Eli, Aaron and IPC and see the full list via: The Hollywood Reporter

    March 15th, 2017 - A&E Announces Season Two of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath

    A&E Network has renewed 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 IPC-produced  series is cable’s #1 new unscripted series with A25-54 and Total Viewers in Live+7 for 2016.  Read more via  Deadline  —  The Hollywood Reporter  — Rolling Stone — Entertainment Weekly — Vulture — Entertainment Tonight — Huffington Post - Cinema Blend

    January 25th, 2017 - IPC Named Second Most Respected Production Company

    According to a recent report from Variety and PactUS, IPC was ranked as the second most respected production company in an industry survey. Topping the list of "most respected" networks in the same survey was Scientology and the Aftermath’s A&E. Read about the report and more via Realscreen

    January 12th, 2017 - Scientology and the Aftermath Receives Glowing Post Season Review

    Top unscripted news outlet reality blurred calls the show “a compelling and even vital series” and says "perhaps this series will have an effect; perhaps reality TV can do more good,” while  praising Leah Remini, showrunner Alex Weresow, and IPC’s Eli Holzman and Aaron Saidman. Full article via reality blurred 

    January 11th, 2017 - IPC’s First Digital Series, Mind Field, to Premiere January 18th, 2017 on YouTube Red

    Starring Michael Stevens, the genius behind YouTube’s hit channel Vsauce (with over 11 million subscribers), in each episode of Mind Field famous experiments are recreated and documented to illustrate classic findings in the field of psychology. Mind Field is IPC’s first full series for a digital platform. To see the launch trailer click here

    January 10th, 2017 - Scientology and the Aftermath Season Finale to be Followed By Second AMA Special Episode

    The season one finale of Scientology and the Aftermath premieres tonight at 10/9c, with the second “Reddit Ask Me Anything” Special Episode to air on January 17th. Leah will get the chance to answer some of the unanswered questions asked by fans on the thread on the IPC-produced special episode. To see the promo for the season one finale and the AMA special, click here.

    2016

    November 30th, 2016 -  Scientology and the Aftermath  is  A&E’s is Highest Rated Original Series Launch  in Two Years

    After last night’s premiere, the IPC production was A&E's  highest-rated series launch in more than two years, logging 2.1 million viewers Tuesday night. Of that crowd, 1.1M fell in the target 25-54 demographic group, and 913K in the younger 18-49 demo. The premiere also ranked among the top new unscripted launches on cable in 2016.  For comparison’s sake, Going Clear, HBO’s docu profiling eight former Church of Scientology members, clocked 1.65 million viewers in a Sunday premiere back in March 2015. Read more via Deadline Forbes - The Wrap - Broadway World

    November 29th, 2016 - Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath to Premiere Tonight at 10/9c on A&E 

    In their positive review of the pilot episode, CNN says  “Scientology and the Aftermath pulls back [the] curtain, while delivering a sobering warning to those who might be susceptible to the sales pitch [of Scientology].” Read the full review here

    November 18th, 2016 - Holzman, Saidman discuss Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath with Realscreen

    In their first interview about the show, which will be IPC’s first full series to hit the air, Eli Holzman and Aaron Saidman discuss producing Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath with Realscreen. Click here to read the article

    November 13th, 2016 - IPC-Produced True Life: We Are Transitioning Airs This Week in Honor of Transgender Awareness Week

    IPC’s final episode of True Life (for this season) is airing this week. Please tune in (or set your DVRs) to check out TRUE LIFE: WE ARE TRANSITIONING on MTV on Thursday, 11/17 at 6:00 pm PT/ 9:00 pm ET. It will then re-air on Friday, 11/18 at 4:00 pm PT/7:00 pm ET on LOGO.The episode is being featured as part of MTV’s Transgender Awareness week. We extremely proud of this episode and honored to be a part of such an important week. Click here to read MTV’s press release about the week, our show, and the documentary we are paired with.

    November 3rd, 2016 - The Intellectual Property Corporation Launches IPC/m, Lead by Kaity Vowels 

    IPC’s new unit is dedicated to creating original content for digital platforms. Kaitlyn Vowels, who most recently was SVP and Head of Creative Advertising at Open Road Films and before that spent seven years at Paramount Pictures, will lead the division. IPC/m already is in production on a series for YouTube Red, a multimillion-dollar national advertising campaign for Belfor Property Restoration, a digital music project with Scooter Braun’s SB Projects and shortform content for China’s largest film studio. The company also is close to starting production on its first virtual reality game.  Read announcements via: Deadline - Yahoo News 

    November 2nd, 2016 - First Trailer for Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Wows Press

    The series will premiere on November 29th at 10pm on A&E. To see the trailer, check out the links below. 

    Entertainment Tonight: Watch Leah Remini Take on Scientology in First Trailer for New Docuseries: ‘Fight For Your Family’
    The Huffington Post: Leah Remini Breaks Down in First Trailer For Scientology Docuseries (And You Will, Too)
     Monsters & Critics: Leah Remini talks abuse and harassment in Scientology special
    2paragraphs: Leah Remini More Popular Than Ever After Scientology 
    Star2: Docuseries aims to expose controversial Scientology

    October 29th, 2016 - Excitement, Curiosity Follow First Announcments of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath

    More press covered the announcment of new the A&E Docuseries over the weekend. Links to articles below:

    CBS News:  Leah Remini is taking on Scientology again with A&E miniseries
    RadarOnline: Leah Remini Spilling Shocking Scientology Secrets In New Docuseries  
    Perezhilton.com: Leah Remini On Her Controversial New Scientology Docuseries: ‘There Is A Lot More To This Story Than Anyone Knows’ 
    UPI.com: ‘Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath’ to premiere on A&E Nov. 29 
    Business Standard: Leah Remini wants to expose Scientology 

    October 27th, 2016 - Eight-Episode IPC Series Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath will Premiere Tuesday, November 29th at 10pm on A&E

    A&E Network will premiere the new nonfiction docuseries “Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath,” which gives a voice to victims of the Church of Scientology despite public attempts to discredit them. The eight-episode, hour-long series is produced for A&E Network by The Intellectual Property Corporation (IPC). The series explores individual accounts from ex-Church members and their families through meetings and interviews with Leah. Each episode features stories from former members whose lives have been affected by the Church’s harmful practices, even well after they left the organization. Along with a team of former high-ranking Scientology insiders who understand the inner workings and policies of the organization, Leah gives the victims a chance to be heard. 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.  See press releases via:  The Hollywood Reporter - Realscreen - TBI Vision - Variety Yahoo! TV - MultiChannel News - New York Daily News - Mashable - TV Series Finale - CTV News - WorldScreen - Newser

    October 17th, 2016 - IPC's True Life Episodes Recieve Airdates

    True Life: I Want to Fight ISIS will premiere October 25th, 2016, True Life: I Am An Adult Baby will premiere October 26th, 2016 and True Life: We Are Transitioning  will premiere November 16th, 2016 on MTV. 

    October 1st, 2016 - IPC-produced True Life Episodes to Air this Fall on MTV 

    IPC’s episodes include True Life: I Want to Fight ISIS, True Life: I Am An Adult Baby, and True Life: We Are Transitioning. All three episodes are featured heavily in MTV’s trailer for the upcoming season.  Click here to watch the promo

    September 22, 2016 - IPC’s Leah Remini Series Will Pull Back the Curtain on Scientology

    Leah Remini has landed a series at A&E that is tackling her Church of Scientology past head on. IPC’s Eli Holzman and Aaron Saidman are executive producers. Read announcements via: The Hollywood Reporter - Variety - Realscreen - Page Six - Vanity Fair

  • June 8, 2016 - Eli Holzman named chairman of PactUS

    PactUS has appointed an inaugural executive board of directors representing a cross-section of its 30-plus member companies. IPC Television CEO Eli Holzman will serve as chairman of the inaugural board. Members of the board include All3Media America’s CEO, Gregory Lipstone; Endemol Shine’s COO, Ben Samek; Propagate Content’s founder and co-CEO, Howard Owens; and John Pollak, Electus International’s president of global distribution.  The board represents the mid- and large-sized American production outfits to have joined the U.S. outpost of the British trade body – formed in January 2015 during the Realscreen Summit – with the aim of representing the commercial interests of American producers. Former National Geographic Channels CEO David Lyle joined as president last May. Full articles via Realscreen - Worldscreen - Variety - Broadcasting & Cable - TBI Vision

    April 3, 2016 - IM Global Television Enters Output Deal with IPC

    IM Global Television will handle original international sales, co-productions, format and finished tape sales of IPC's projects. IPC develops and produces TV, film, documentaries and interactive mobile content in partnership with broadcast and cable networks, as well as movie studios in the U.S. and international markets. This is IM Global Television’s first output deal in unscripted television.   Click here to read the full article

    April 1, 2016 - Distributor IM Global signs first unscripted deal 

    US producer and distributor IM Global Television has agreed to its first unscripted TV output deal, linking up with prolific LA-based production company The Intellectual Property Corporation (IPC). IM Global will handle original international, coproduction, format and finished tape sales for projects from IPC, which was founded in 2015 by its CEO Eli Holzman (Undercover Boss, Project Greenlight) and president Aaron Saidman (Undercover Boss, The Seven Five). Click here to read the full article

    January 20th, 2016 - Realscreen: "Eli Holzman unveils IPC"

    Former Studio Lambert and All3Media America president Eli Holzman has launched an independent production company with his long-time producing partner Aaron Saidman. Click here to read the full article

    January 20th, 2016 - C21 Media: "Holzman, Undercover Bosses launch indie"

    Former All3Media America CEO Eli Holzman is launching a TV, feature-film and movie content company backed by former on-screen Undercover Bosses. Holzman has partnered with long-time producing partner Aaron Saidman to launch The Intellectual Property Corporation (IPC). Click here to read the full article


    January 20th, 2016 - Television Business International: "Ex-All3 America boss launches indie"

    Holzman will lead The Intellectual Property Corporation with long-time producing partner Aaron Saidman. Click here to read the full article 

  • January 19th, 2016 - IPC Launch Announcement on Deadline

    Based in Culver City, IPC plans to focus on unscripted formats and series, high-end documentary series, limited series and doc features, mobile content, for which it has raised designated financing, as well as feature films and scripted TV series based on properties from the company’s doc portfolio — all for the US and international markets. “There has never been a more exciting time to be a content creator,” said Holzman. “There are more buyers than ever before, more ways to reach the audience, and an almost limitless array of options to finance quality intellectual property.” Click here to read the full article

  • December 4th, 2015 - The Guardian names The Seven Five one of the “50 Best Films of 2015"

    The Holzman/Saidman produced documentary feature is awarded 29th place by The Guardian, an honor that puts the independent crime doc ahead of such box office hits as Mad Max: Fury Road and Pixar’s Inside-OutClick here for the full countdown

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