Ronan Farrow Finalizes Three-Year Deal With HBO (Exclusive)

The Hollywood Reporter | 1/11/2018 | Marisa Guthrie
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Farrow will develop and front a series of investigative documentaries for the network.

Ronan Farrow has finalized a three-year deal with HBO, the network confirmed Thursday, to commence later this year. Farrow will develop and front a series of investigative documentary specials for HBO. He'll also produce topical pieces for HBO's other platforms.

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The deal comes on the heels of Farrow's groundbreaking reporting for The New Yorker on now-disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein. He'll remain at the magazine.

Farrow detailed decades of sexual assault allegations against Weinstein in multiple pieces for The New Yorker magazine. He also penned an explosive examination of Weinstein's army of enablers, including lawyers, publicists, agents, gossip media toadies — and corporate investigative firms, which Weinstein employed to keep misconduct buried, although it what was an open secret in Hollywood.

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News of Farrow's alliance with HBO was first reported Jan. 10 in The Hollywood Reporter's cover profile of the journalist. HBO programming president Casey Bloys made the announcement at the outset of the network's presentation at the Television Critics Association press tour in Pasadena.

"Ronan Farrow's extraordinary, revelatory reporting for The New Yorker has helped to propel a string of other investigations, breakthroughs and overdue conversations," said Bloys. "His work has contributed to this watershed moment in our culture, and we are excited to provide a platform for this dogged reporter to pursue projects that continue to speak truth to power."

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