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2018

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TV MOVIES

ESCAPING THE MADHOUSE:
THE NELLIE BLY STORY

NO ONE IS SANE ON THE INSIDE

 
Think today’s reporters are brave? They’ve got nothing on Nellie Bly, who pulled off one of the most courageous feats in the history of investigative reporting. Inspired by true events, Escaping the Madhouse stars Emmy® Award winner Christina Ricci as the pioneering journalist who gets herself committed in order to expose the horrendous conditions at New York City’s notorious Women’s Lunatic Asylum. Once inside, her unwillingness to submit to authority results in unspeakable torture at the hands of the head nurse (Judith Light) — and a reckoning with her own sanity.

1 x 2 hours.Produced by Howard Braunstein Films for Lifetime® (2018)Starring Emmy Award Winner Cristina Ricci (Monster) and Emmy Award and Tony Award Winner Judith Light (Transparent)

NO ONE WOULD TELL

TEEN OBSESSION TURNS TO VIOLENCE IN THIS GRITTY, STAR-STUDDED REMAKE OF A CAUTIONARY TALE

 
Shannen Doherty (Charmed) and Oscar® winner Mira Sorvino (Mighty Aphrodite) have teamed up to revamp this hard-hitting made-for-TV movie. The film explores physical and emotional abuse in teen relationships, and Doherty plays a single mom fighting for justice after her daughter Sara goes missing. Sorvino plays the judge who oversees the case against the missing girl’s possessive boyfriend.

1 x 2 hours.Produced by Reunion Pictures, Inc. (2018)Starring Shannen Doherty and Academy Award Winner Mira Sorvino

HOLLYWOOD STUDIOS


COCAINE GODMOTHER

 
THOSE WHO UNDERESTMATED HER PAID THE ULTIMATE PRICEAcademy Award® winner Catherine Zeta-Jones stars as Griselda Blanco, one of the most notorious drug lords in the Miami-based cocaine trade in the 1970s and ’80s. Inspired by true events.

1 x 2 hours / 1 x 2½ hours.Produced by Asylum Entertainment (2017)
COMPANION DOC:Gangsters: America’s Most Evil: The Godmother: Griselda Blanco1 x 1 hour.Produced by Asylum Entertainment for A&E® (2012)

STORY OF A GIRL

 
GOOD GIRL GONE VIRALBased on Sara Zarr’s best-selling novel of the same title, Ryann Shane stars as Deanna, a 13-year-old who becomes the unwitting victim of a compromising sex tape that goes viral.

Starring SAG and Golden Globe Award Winner Kevin Bacon and Ryann Shane1 x 2 hours.Produced by Random Bench Productions (2017)



WATCHER IN THE WOODS

 
THE CHILLING ’80S CULT CLASSIC REIMAGINEDAnjelica Huston stars as Mrs. Aylwood, a woman who has never stopped grieving her little girl’s disappearance. Now 20 years later, when the Carstairs family moves into her idyllic country manor, the two young daughters begin to hear and see strange things in the nearby forest.

Starring Academy Award Winner Anjelica HustonExecutive Producer and Director Melissa Joan Hart1 x 2 hours.Produced by Hartbreak Films (2017)

IN DEVELOPMENT

JANE GREEN MOVIE SERIES

JANE GREEN MOVIE SERIES

 
Based on the internationally best-selling novels by Jane Green — more than 10 million copies sold worldwide — comes a trio of emotionally truthful movies starring Alyssa Milano (Mistresses, Wet Hot American Summer). From the passions and perils of extramarital affairs to families in transition to the angst of midlife, these are stories that will linger in viewers’ hearts long after they’ve seen them.

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Kim Raver (Grey’s Anatomy), Manu Boyer (To Whom it May Concern)
TEMPTING FATEA happily married mother of two, Gabby is the last person to have an affair. That is, until a handsome younger man shows interest in her.1 x 2 hours.Produced by Jocelyn Fried for Lifetime® (2018)
TO HAVE AND TO HOLDWhat happens when Prince Charming turns out not to be so charming after all?1 x 2 hours.Produced by Cue the Dog Productions for Lifetime (2018)
FAMILY PICTURESWhen a shocking family secret is exposed, the lives of two wives are blown apart.1 x 2 hours.Produced by Cue the Dog Productions for Lifetime (2018)

I AM SOMEBODY’S SOMEONE

WHAT HAPPENS TO A CHILD WHEN HER OWN PARENTS REJECT HER?

 
Based on a powerful and haunting memoir, I Am Somebody’s Someone details the years a young African American girl spent as a foster child after being abandoned by her mother. As a ward of the state, Regina Louise was forced to move through more than 30 foster homes and psychiatric facilities before the age of 18. The dislocations, confusions, and ultimately the love of one woman who believed in her form the basis of this story of unyielding courage.

1 x 2 hours.Produced by Howard Braunstein Films for Lifetime® (2018)Starring Ginnifer Goodwin

SCORNED

FROM THE MOMENT THEY MET, IT WAS MURDER

 
At the urging of her insurance agent lover, a desperate wife manipulates her wealthy husband into signing a life insurance policy. But as the lovers plot to murder the unsuspecting husband and cash in on the insurance, their own partnership begins to unravel. Fearing for her own safety, the wife must now pull off the ultimate deception to save herself in this heart-racing modern take on the classic film Double Indemnity.

1 x 2 hours.Produced by Think Factory Media (2018)Starring Emilie De Ravin

VC ANDREWS MOVIE SERIES

FIVE MOVIES BASED ON THE NOVELS THAT CAPTURED THE WORLD’S IMAGINATION

 
One of the most popular authors of all time, with more than 106 million books sold worldwide, V.C. Andrews has been an internationally best-selling phenomenon since the publication of Flowers in the Attic. Now, her saga of the cursed Casteel family has been adapted into a chilling new anthology TV series evocative of Emma Donoghue’s Room and American Horror Story.

HEAVEN
DARK ANGEL
FALLEN HEARTS
GATES OF PARADISE
WEB OF DREAMS
5 x 2 hours.Produced by High Street Films and MarVista Entertainment, Inc. (2018)

THRILLER

A FATHER’S NIGHTMARE

A FATHER’S NIGHTMARE

 
Reeling from the recent death of his wife, Matt (Joel Gretsch, The Vampire Diaries) sends his daughter Lisa off to college, where she falls under the spell of her psychopathic roommate

1 x 2 hours.Produced by Brainstorm Media for Lifetime® (2018)

A SISTER’S SECRET

A SISTER’S SECRET

 
When twin sisters Callie and Lizzie secretly swap places on their 30th birthday, a harmless prank ends in Callie’s brutal murder. Lizzie must now continue the game in order to outwit a killer and save the rest of her family.

Starring Paula Abdul1 x 2 hours.Produced by ThinkFactory Media, Inc. for Lifetime® (2018)

MURDERED AT 17

MURDERED AT 17

 
Brooke’s possessive boyfriend Jake came into her life, bringing chaos and manipulation with him. But when he frames her for murder, she’s not going down without a fight.

1 x 2 hours.Produced by Reel One Entertainment, Inc. for Lifetime® (2018)


BAD TUTOR
A mom hires a tutor to help her daughter get into college, but it may be a deadlier assignment than she bargained for.1 x 2 hours.Produced by Reel One Entertainment, Inc. (2018)


CHEERLEADER NIGHTMARE
High school drama leads to a shocking death in this twisted teen murder mystery1 x 2 hours.Produced by Reel One Entertainment, Inc. for Lifetime
(2018)


FIANCE KILLER
Nicole is concerned when her daughter Cameron returns from Mexico engaged to a stranger. And all for good reason: Brent’s loving looks hide many
dark secrets.
1 x 2 hours.Produced by Reel One Entertainment, Inc. for Lifetime (2018)


KILLER SINGLE DAD
An expectant mother puts herself and her unborn baby in peril when she befriends a helpful stranger.1 x 2 hours.Produced by Reel One Entertainment, Inc. (2018)

MISTRESS HUNTER
A desperate wife becomes the lead suspect in a double murder when she hires an elusive mistress hunter to stop her husband’s affair.1 x 2 hours.Produced by Reel One Entertainment, Inc. for Lifetime
(2018)

A DAUGHTER’S REVENGE
A young woman trying to restart her life after doing jail time for drunk driving becomes the instrument of her best friend’s deadly plan for revenge.1 x 2 hours.Produced by Reel One Entertainment, Inc. for
Lifetime (2018)


MOMMY’S LITTLE ANGEL
Twelve-year-old Katie knows a good home when she finally gets one. And she will do anything it takes to protect it — including murder.1 x 2 hours.Produced by Reel One Entertainment, Inc. forLifetime (2018)


MY HUSBAND’S SECRET WIFE
What happens when two women, bound together by a shocking discovery, come face-to-face?1 x 2 hours.Produced by Reel One Entertainment for Lifetime(2017)


NANNY KILLER
Childish pranks turn deadly when hardworking Sarah takes a job as a nanny to mind some very naughty children in this thriller inspired by a true
story.
1 x 2 hours.Produced by Reel One Entertainment, Inc. for Lifetime (2017)


STALKED BY A REALITY STAR
The stalker becomes the stalked in this heart-racing thriller about a star-struck teenager who crashes a Hollywood party — only to become the obsession of an unstable reality TV star.1 x 2 hours.Produced by Reel One Entertainment, Inc. for Lifetime® (2017)

BIOPICS

VICTORIA GOTTI:
MY FATHER’S DAUGHTER

SHE GOT IT MADE

 
As the daughter of John Gotti, who was equally feared and beloved by his community, Victoria Gotti had a front-row seat to the heyday of New York’s Mafia. Now the star of Growing Up Gotti, this best-selling author is eager to share her story on film, spilling secrets that she withheld even from her book.

1 x 2 hours.Produced by Releve Entertainment, LLC for A+E StudiosTM
COMPANION DOC:Gotti: Godfather and Son (pg. 159)4 x 1 hour.Produced by Raconteur Productions LLC forA&E® (2018)

HARRY & MEGHAN:
A ROYAL ROMANCE

WELCOME TO THEIR REAL-LIFE FAIRY TALE

 
It was the wedding that captivated the entire world: 1.9 billion people tuned in to watch Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tie the knot. But how did an American actress sweep the world’s most eligible bachelor off his feet? And how did they keep their romance under wraps? This made-for-TV movie captures the fairy-tale courtship between Britain’s beloved prince and his number one lady.

1 x 2 hours.Produced by A+E StudiosTM for Lifetime® (2018)
RATINGS HIGHLIGHTCable’s best original movie of the year with Adults & Women 25–54 & 18–49.
COMPANION DOCHarry & Meghan: Royal Rebels1 x 1 hour.Produced by Emporium Productions for Lifetime (2018)Source: Nielsen Media Research, L+SD 000s, 5/13/18; Beaches 1/21/17.


MICHAEL JACKSON – SEARCHING FOR NEVERLAND

WHAT REALLY HAPPENED TO THE KING OF POP?
Based on the best-selling book written by two of his most trusted bodyguards, here is an intimate and candid look inside Neverland Ranch and the late superstar’s last years. Starring Jackson’s most renowned and respected impersonator, Navi.
1 x 2 hours or 1 x 2½ hours.Produced by Sony Pictures Television for Lifetime® (2017)RATINGS HIGHLIGHTRanked as cable’s #2 original movie premiere for 2017–YTD with A18–49 and W18–49.
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Live+SD 000s, 5/29/17, excludes mini-series.

WHITNEY

First-time director Angela Bassett, who costarred with Whitney Houston in the hit 1995 film Waiting to Exhale, pays homage to the iconic pop star in Whitney.

Directed by Golden Globe Award Winner and Academy Award Nominee Angela Basset 1 x 2 hours.
Produced by The Sanitsky Company for Lifetime® (2014)RATINGS HIGHLIGHTThe debut of Whitney was the #1 movie telecast across all of television for the month with Total Viewers, Adults & Women 25–54, and Adults & Women 18–49.



BRITNEY EVER AFTER
From a post-Mickey Mouse Club teen to the steamy onstage sensation who stole Justin Timberlake’s heart, Britney Ever After depicts the rise, fall, and triumphant resurrection of one of pop music’s contemporary legends.1 x 2 hours.Produced by Asylum Entertainment & A+E Studios™ for Lifetime (2017)RATINGS HIGHLIGHTRanked as the #1 original telecast on ad-supported cable among A25–54, A18–49, and W18–49 and #2 with W25–54 in the 8–10pm time period.


THE SECRET LIFE OF MARILYN MONROE
The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe explores for the first time the complex relationship between Marilyn and her mentally ill mother Gladys (Susan Sarandon, Feud).Starring Academy Award Winner Susan Sarandon2 x 2 hours.Produced by Asylum Entertainment & A+E Studios for Lifetime (2014)RATINGS HIGHLIGHTCable’s best mini-series with W25–54 and W18–49.

TRUE CRIME


I AM ELIZABETH SMART

I Am Elizabeth Smart is a rare and exceptional movie about redefining victimhood. With the movie’s real-life subject Elizabeth Smart serving as on-screen narrator, this dramatization sets the record straight about what really happened — from the night of Smart’s abduction at age 14 to her dramatic rescue and heroic recovery.
1 x 2 hours.Produced by Asylum Entertainment for Lifetime® (2012)RATINGS HIGHLIGHTLifetime’s best movie premiere with Total Viewers and Adults & Women 25–54 and 18–49 in over a year.COMPANION DOCS
Elizabeth Smart: Autobiography2 x 1½ hours.Produced by Asylum Entertainment for A&E® (2017)
Elizabeth Smart: Questions Answered1 x 1 hour.Produced by Asylum Entertainment for A&E (2017)
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Live+SD 000s, YTD 2017 thru 11/28/17.

OSCAR PISTORIUS – BLADE RUNNER KILLER

Bracing in its revelations and shocking in its details, Oscar Pistorius: Blade Runner Killer tells the story of the events leading up to the 2013 Valentine’s Day shooting of Reeva Steenkamp by her boyfriend, Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, and the dramatic murder trial that followed
Executive produced by Emmy Award Winner and Golden Globe Award Winner Leslie Grief1 x 2 hours.Produced by Asylum Entertainment Lifetime® (2017)RATINGS HIGHLIGHTRanked as a top 10 Lifetime Original Movie in 2017 with Adults 25–54.Source: Nielsen Media Research, Live+SD 000s, 11/11/17.


THE LOST WIFE OF ROBERT DURST

Inspired by one of the most notorious unsolved missing person’s cases in New York history, this spellbinding psychological thriller tells the story of the disappearance of Kathie McCormack through the lens of her unraveling marriage to eccentric real estate heir Robert Durst. Katharine McPhee (Smash) and Daniel Gillies (The Vampire Diaries) deliver riveting portrayals.
1 x 2 hours.Produced by Front Street Pictures for Lifetime (2017)RATINGS HIGHLIGHTRanked as the #4 Lifetime feature in 2017 with Total Viewers.Source: Nielsen Media Research, Live+SD, 11/4/17, Prime Mo–Su 8–11pm

MENENDEZ: BLOOD BROTHERS

It’s been nearly 30 years since the brothers shot their parents Jose and Kitty Menendez to death. Menendez: Blood Brothers chillingly ponders the inner lives and motivation behind the murders, revealing new details about the extreme abuse the brothers endured at the hands of their father — all while their mother looked away.
1 x 2 hours.
Produced by World of Wonder for Lifetime (2017)Starring Courtney LoveRATINGS HIGHLIGHTAveraged 1.3 million Total Viewers ranking as a top 10 movie on Lifetime in 2017.
KILLER COMPANION SPECIALThe Menendez Murders: Erik Tells All5 x 1 hour.Produced by Meg TV, Inc. A&E (2017)Source: Nielsen Media Research, Live+SD YTD thru 8/27/17, rank excludes mini-series.


BEST SELLER ADAPTATIONS


BIG DRIVER
Based on the best selling novel of Stephen King. A mystery writer (Maria Bello) stranded on a stretch of New England road is offered assistance by another driver. She quickly discovers her good Samaritan is actually her assailant — and a killer.Starring Academy Award Winner Maria Bello (Prisoners, A History of Violence, Payback, Assault on Precinct 13)1 x 2 hours.Produced by Ostar Enterprises, Inc. for Lifetime® Television (2014)RATINGS HIGHLIGHTBig Driver was the #1 telecast on cable for the night with W25–54, Total Females, and Women 18+.Source: Nielsen Media Research, Live+SD 000s, 10/18/14.


THE DOLLANGANGER FAMILY SERIES
FLOWERS IN THE ATTICAt the top of the stairs, there are four secrets hidden. Blond, beautiful, innocent, and struggling to stay alive…Heather Graham and Ellen Burstyn star.1 x 2 hours.Produced by Front Street Pictures (2014)

PETALS ON THE WINDThe abuses they suffered at the hands of their grandmother are behind them, but the surviving Dollanganger children — Cathy, Chris, and Carrie — will bear the family’s legacy of dark secrets forever.1 x 2 hours.Produced by Silver Screen Alta Pictures for (2014)

IF THERE BE THORNSNow living together as man and wife, Cathy and Chris hide their shocking secret to protect their children. But someone who knows the truth of their past is watching.1 x 2 hours.Produced by Front Street Pictures for (2015)
SEEDS OF YESTERDAYThe Dollanganger siblings escaped their mother’s hellish trap years ago, but the cruel history of treachery is about to come full circle.1 x 2 hours.Produced by Front Street Pictures (2015)

TEENS


SEA CHANGE
Based on the New York Times Best-Selling Novel by Aimee Friedman. Sea Change is a magical coming-of-age tale about a lonely young girl and her relationship with an amphibious boy who challenges everything she thought she knew about love, reality, and her own murky family history.1 x 2 hours.Produced by MarVista Entertainment, Inc. for Lifetime® (2017)


DRINK, SLAY, LOVE
Life as a teenaged vampire takes on a whole new level of angst when Pearl is mysteriously attacked one night and wakes up human. What’s a bad-vamp-
turned-good-girl to do? Based on the popular young adult novel by Sarah Beth Durst.
1 x 2 hours.Produced by Just Singer Entertainment for Lifetime® (2017)


TEN MURDER ISLAND
Best friends Meg and Minnie are psyched for boys, booze, and an exclusive house party on the abandoned Henry Island. But the weekend of their
lives quickly turns into a race for survival as the teens are hunted down one by one by a killer.
1 x 2 hours.Produced by Rainmaker Films for Lifetime (2017)


ZOMBIE AT 17
Seventeen-year-old Tia used to have a pretty normal life: a nice family, good friends, and decent grades. But ever since she came back from the
dead, getting through high school has gone from annoying to downright horrifying.
1 x 2 hours.Produced by Reel One Entertainment, Inc. for Lifetime (2017)

HOLIDAYS


JINGLE BELLE

When star music student Isabelle returns home from Juilliard to help with the town’s annual Christmas pageant, she quickly discovers her old sweetheart, Mike, is directing the program. Soon, Mike is revealing a side of himself that Isabelle can’t resist, one that will make her question what’s really important.

1 x 2 hours.
Produced by Hybrid FIlms for Lifetime® (2018)

THE CHRISTMAS PACT

Christmas Eve, 1985. As a sign of their forever friendship, 10-year-olds Ben and Sadie make a vow to plant a Christmas tree in the nearby woods every year until they die. But when Sadie learns that her family will be moving in the new year, Ben fears that the pact is as good as broken. Can one small Christmas promise lead to a lifetime of love?

1 x 2 hours.Produced by Quinn Television for Lifetime® (2018)



A CHRISTMAS IN TENNESSE

When a slick real estate developer tries to buy the small town of White Pines and turn it into a ski resort, bakery owner Allison is determined to do whatever it takes to stop him. But with her busiest season approaching, it will take an unexpected angel to step in and save the town, her small business, and her faith in people.

1 x 2 hours.Produced by Howard Braunstein Films for Lifetime® (2018)

HOMETOWN CHRISTMAS

It’s a hijacked Christmas turned nightmare — at least it is for Noelle and Nick. Torn apart by a childhood feud, the old friends have been estranged and living in separate cities for years. That is, until Noelle’s father and Nick’s mother make an announcement that forces them to reconnect. The budding romance between their parents is hard enough for Noelle and Nick to accept, but what’s harder still is not falling in love with your nemesis.

1 x 2 hours.Produced by Active Entertainment, Inc. for Lifetime® (2018)



CHRISTMAS IN MISSISSIPPI
An unexpected reunion with an ex-boyfriend brings comfort, joy, and maybe more when a photographer comes home to help produce the first holiday light show the town has seen since a devastating hurricane.1 x 2 hours.Produced by Active Entertainment for Lifetime (2017)


FOUR CHRISTMASES AND A WEDDING
Love Actually meets Sleepless in Seattle in this romantic holiday-themed movie about missed connections at a town’s annual Christmas festival.1 x 2 hours.Produced by Johnson Production Group, Inc. for Lifetime (2017)


MY CHRISTMAS PRINCE
Christmas is a time for surprises. But when Samantha discovers her boyfriend is actually a Maldivian prince in line for the thrown, she must decide if she loves him enough to forgo her career as a small-town teacher for the life of a royal.1 x 2 hours.Produced by Aro Entertainment for Lifetime (2017)


SNOWED-INN CHRISTMAS
When polar opposites Jenna and Kevin find themselves on assignment at a romantic historic inn, an unexpected snowstorm and the magic of Christmas may just help them overcome their differences and spark a romance.1 x 2 hours.Produced by Howard Braunstein Films for Lifetime (2017)RATINGS HIGHLIGHTRanked as the #3 Lifetime Original Movie in 2017.


A VERY MERRY TOY STORE
Like their families before them, Connie and Will have been rivals in the toy business for years. But when a corporate competitor moves into town, the two must put their heads and hearts together in order to save Christmas. Melissa Hart, Mario Lopez star.1 x 2 hours.Produced by Hartbreak Films for Lifetime (2018)


WRAPPED UP IN CHRISTMAS
For mall manager Heather, the annual canceling of store leases is the most depressing part of her job. As Christmas approaches, it will take a whole lot of family love — and some unexpected flirtation from the hot mall Santa — to put her in the holiday spirit.1 x 2 hours.Produced by Hybrid LLC for Lifetime (2017)RATINGS HIGHLIGHTRanked as the #4 Lifetime Original Movie in 2017.


THE CHRISTMAS CONSULTANT
Two workaholics hire a Christmas consultant to plan their festivities…and get much more holiday magic than they bargained for. David Hasselhoff (Baywatch) stars.1 x 2 hours.Produced by Reel One Entertainment, Inc. for Lifetime (2012)


CHRISTMAS IN WONDERLAND
Two kids make a wish and find what looks like a million dollars in cash. But the money’s fake, the mob is on to them, and now the kids are on the run. Welcome to Christmas in Wonderland! Chris Kattan (How I Met Your Mother) stars.1 x 2 hours.Produced by Reel One Entertainment for Lifetime (2007)

ROMCOMS


LOVE IN THE VINEYARD
Real estate exec Molly abandons her vintner boyfriend Jackson on Valentine’s Day when an old girlfriend shows up with a DNA test proving he’s the father of her child. A year later, Molly is appraising a trendy vineyard and finds herself attracted to blogger Jean-Luc, only to find Jackson is behind them both.1 x 2 hours.Produced by Reel One Entertainment, Inc. for Lifetime® (2017)


MAKING MR. RIGHT
Christina Cox (Blood Ties) stars as an uptight magazine editor who makes a bet with her best friend that she can transform a scruffy con man (Dean Cain, Supergirl ) into her publication’s Bachelor of the Year in this funny, romantic reversal on the Pygmalion story.1 x 2 hours.Produced by Ignite Entertainment, Inc. for Lifetime (2008)


LOVE BY THE 10TH DATE
From The Devil Wears Prada producer Wendy Finerman comes a laugh-out-loud romantic comedy about four friends pursuing the dating world’s Holy Grail of commitment: the elusive 10th date. Inspired by an advice column, these women are determined to have it all! Meagan Good (Code Black) and Grammy® Award-winner Kelly Rowland (The Voice) star.1 x 2 hours.Produced by Wendy Finerman Productions for Lifetime® (2016)