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HBO Denies Leaving Neverland Has Been Removed From Lineup

April 11, 2019 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
Leaving Neverland

HBO is shooting down reports that they have taken their Michael Jackson documentary Leaving Neverland out of their lineup. TMZ reports that the network’s reps issued a statement clearing up questions about the show’s availability, as it had few listings on its schedule.

The statement noted that the two-part series, which looks at sexual abuse allegations against Jackson, will stay in cable service rotation for another week and after that it will still be available on HBO On Demand, HBO GO and HBO NOW for the next several months. The network adde4d that the show still has vocal support from the likes of Ellen DeGeneres, Sia, Bill Maher, Judd Apatow, Eve, Rosie O’Donnell, Gayle King and other prominent names in the industry.

HBO noted that the first part of the series has drawn a total of 7.5 million viewers since premiering in March, second only to its 2015 documentary Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief by Alex Gibney.