Ronan Farrow Signs Three-Year Deal with HBO

It is an exclusive deal with the network.

Ronan Farrow
Activist, journalist, lawyer, Ronan Farrow attends the Forbes Under 30 Summit. (Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images)
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Ronan Farrow is on to his next big thing: he just signed an exclusive three-year television deal with HBO. Under the agreement, Farrow will work on and be featured in a series of investigative documentary specials for the network. They will focus on the abuse of power by individuals and institutions, and will proceed in tandem with ongoing reporting for The New Yorker, which he is joining as a contributing writer. He will also produce and host other topical, newsworthy pieces for HBO’s various platforms. The shows have not been announced.

Farrow said about the deal, “Over the course of my television and print investigations in recent years, it’s become clear to me that there’s a new generation of viewers seeking out serious, substantive reporting that takes on powerful interests and attacks systemic unfairness that too often is swept under the rug. There’s an extraordinary team at HBO committed to that kind of journalism, I know HBO is the right home for this work, and I can’t wait to get started.”

Farrow is best known for his recent explosive report in The New Yorker documenting a long history of sexual assault and harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein. He has also covered human rights and international security issues and has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post and others.

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