premieres new series ‘The Real’ today premieres The Real, the latest franchise in VICE’s expanding arsenal of shows and formats. The Real uses a raw and immersive reporting to investigate the untold stories behind today’s most popular television shows and films.Watch the series trailer here:

In the premiere episode, The Real True Detective?, host Gianna Toboni heads to Ponchatoula, Louisiana to meet with the detectives who investigated allegations of ritualistic child molestation within the town’s Hosanna Church.Watch The Real True Detective? on

Though Special Agent Todd Tedder and Captain Stewart Murphy put the two accused church members behind bars for life, residents of Ponchatoula are still reeling from the scandal that shook their small town. In The Real True Detective?, VICE visits the police station where members of the church confessed to satanic pedophilia, goes inside the D.A. storage unit where evidence from the case is still held, and witnesses the disturbing cartoons drawn by the church’s victims.The Real profiles the true-life characters that inspire Hollywood, and will premiere every two weeks exclusively on Upcoming episodes will focus on Weeds, Eastbound & Down, and more.

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Ollie has written for Front Row Reviews pretty much since its inception about seven years ago whilst still studying Film & Television. Since then, he was trust into the world of independent film distribution and has recently started working with Picturehouse Entertainment in their Marketing Department. Having written and produced two radio series, he is moving hoping to (one day) write a web series/short film/feature (delete as appropriate ;)). His favourite director is David Lynch (which makes him make a lot of sense!) and his favourite films are The Hours, Mulholland Drive, Volver, Blade Runner and Bridget Jones Diary.

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