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Lawyers for Jameis Winston, Erica Kinsman unhappy on eve of documentary

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The back and forth between the representatives of Jameis Winston and Erica Kinsman has ramped up on the eve of CNN’s airing of the film “The Hunting Ground.” The cable news station is scheduled to show documentary about sexual assault on American college campuses Sunday. The film aired at the Sundance Film Festival and features Kinsman, who accused Winston of sexual assault while the two were students at Florida State. The Hollywood Reporter said Friday that a Winston lawyer sent…

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Scientology film brings HBO’s highest ratings for a documentary in nearly a decade

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Going Clear, Alex Gibney‘s two-hour exposé on the Church of Scientology that initially was shown at the Sundance Film Festival in January, took in nearly 1.7 million viewers during its premiere television broadcast Sunday night on HBO. According to the Hollywood Reporter, that’s the highest-rated documentary on the premium cable network since Spike Lee’s When The Levees Broke aired in 2006, his documentary on Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath in Louisiana. The ratings will certainly grow for the new documentary, as HBO will be repeating the…

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