Going Clear intimately profiles eight former members of the Church of Scientology, shining a light on how they attract true believers and the things they do in the name of religion.
Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction is an American television anthology series created by Lynn Lehmann, presented by Dick Clark Productions, and produced and aired by the Fox network from 1997 to 2002. Each episode featured five stories, all of which appeared to defy logic, and some of which were allegedly based on actual events. The viewer was offered the challenge of determining which are true and which are false. At the end of the show, it was revealed to the viewer whether the tales were true or works of fiction. The series was hosted by James Brolin in season one and later by Jonathan Frakes for the remainder of the series. The show was narrated by Don LaFontaine for the first three seasons and by Campbell Lane for the fourth and final season.
Elizabeth Vargas, alongside former members of controversial organizations, goes on a search to uncover how these sects use their influence to prey upon people's desperation to create powerful and often destructive belief systems. Each episode will take an immersive look at one currently active group through the eyes of past devotees and get perspective from believers and leaders that are still inside.
A look at UFO disclosure
The Power of Belief was an ABC News Special aired on October 6, 1998, hosted by John Stossel. Stossel examines popular claims of therapeutic touch, psychic detectives, faith healing voodoo curses, channelling, and the media's lack of inquiry into pseudoscience. Includes appearances with Michael Shermer, James Randi, David Willey, JZ Knight, Susan Miller, John Monti, Ava Kay Jones, and Elmer Glover. The episode contains video of the "world's longest firewalk" which included Stossel and Willey taking part. Robert Todd Carroll called it "a very good survey of popular culture's fascination" with the paranormal. James Randi wrote "ABC-TV, in my opinion, did a really excellent job" with the show.
Pathways of Belief is an educational British television series that shows viewers what people do in certain religions. It aired on BBC2 between 1996 and 2001. It ran for 6 series. The religions covered were Christianity, Sikhism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism and Judaism.