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2018

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HOLLYWOOD STUDIOS

HARRY & MEGHAN:
A ROYAL ROMANCE

Was it love at first sight? How did an American actress sweep the world’s most eligible bachelor off his feet? How did they keep their romance under wraps? This feature captures the highly publicized courtship between Britain’s beloved Prince Harry and the stunningly talented Meghan Markle. Journey back to the exciting moment they met, through their initial courtship, to the intense global media frenzy surrounding their engagement and upcoming wedding.

1 x 2 hours
Produced by A+E StudiosTM for Lifetime® (2018)

COMPANION DOCS

Harry & Meghan: Royal Rebels (wt)
1 x 1 hour.

COCAINE
GODMOTHER

Starring Catherine Zeta-Jones

THOSE WHO
UNDERESTIMATED
HER PAID THE
ULTIMATE PRICE.

Cocaine Godmother is a chilling look at the twisted life and legacy of Griselda Blanco — a ruthless drug lord for the Medellín Cartel who mentored global kingpin and infamous cocaine icon, Pablo Escobar. Blanco pioneered the Cocaine Cowboy wars that plagued Miami in the 1970s and 80s, and is estimated to be responsible for over 200 murders.

1 x 2 hours / 1 x 2½ hours. Produced by Asylum Entertainment (2017)

COMPANION DOC

Gangsters: America’s Most Evil:The Godmother: Griselda Blanco 1 x 1 hour.

RATINGS HIGHLIGHTS

Delivered 2.2 million Total Viewers growing
from Lifetime®’s 4Q17 prime average by triple digits in key demos.
Drove Lifetime to be the #1 cable network in its time period among Women 18–49.
Following Cocaine Godmother, the one-hour
special The Godmother: Griselda Blanco
averaged 1.4 million Total Viewers.

Produced by Asylum Entertainment (2017)

STORY OF
A GIRL

Starring Kevin Bacon

ESCAPING YOUR PAST IS HARD WHEN NO ONE LETS YOU FORGET.

1 x 2 hours.

Produced by Random Bench Productions (2017)A-LIST TALENTBRINGS BIG SUCCESS TO LIFETIMEDelivered 1.2 million Total Viewers.

Based on Sara Zarr’s best selling novel, Ryann Shane stars as Deanna, a 13-year-old girl who longs to escape a sordid past after her recorded sexual encounter with her older brother’s best friend goes viral. Three years later, Deanna struggles to reclaim her reputation and move beyond her mistake in a town that won’t let her forget.

Golden Globe® and Emmy® Award-winning actress Kyra Sedgwick makes her directorial debut as SAG and Golden Globe® winner Kevin Bacon stars alongside newcomer, Ryann Shane, in this raw coming-of-age story.

1 x 2 hours.Produced by Random Bench Productions (2017)

BEST SELLER ADAPTATIONS

WATCHER
IN THE WOODS

Starring: Anjelica Huston in a role originated by Bette Davis. Directed by Melissa Joan Hart.

Executive producer and director Melissa Joan Hart reimagines this ’80s cult classic. Anjelica Huston stars as Mrs. Alywood, a distraught mother whose daughter Karen vanished in the English countryside. Twenty years later sisters Jan and Ellie Carstairs move into the idyllic Alywood manor and witness strange occurences and voices in the forest. Suspecting a link to Karen’s disappearance they dig deeper into the town’s dark past, putting their lives at greater risk. Will it be too late to escape The Watcher in the Woods?

RATINGS HIGHLIGHT


Outperformed Lifetime®’s 4Q17 prime average among Total Viewers (+60%), A25–54 (+36%), W25–54 (+44%), A18–49 (+34%) and W18–49 (+40%).

1 x 2 hours.
Produced by Hartbreak Films (2017)

THE DOLLANGANGER
FAMILY SERIES

BASED ON V.C. ANDREWS’ BEST-SELLING NOVEL SERIES

After the unexpected death of their father, the Dollanganger children are hidden away in their wealthy grandparents’ mansion and eventually subjected to unimaginable treatment at the hands of their ruthless grandmother while their mother plots to reclaim the family fortune. This series of films chronicles the twisted tale of a family torn about by greed and betrayal.

FLOWERS IN THE ATTIC1 x 2 hours.
Produced by Front Street Pictures for A+E Studios™(2014)

PETALS IN THE WIND1 x 2 hours.
Produced by Silver Screen Alta Pictures for A+E Studios(2014)

IF THERE BE THORNS1 x 2 hours.
Produced by Front Street Pictures for A+E Studios (2015)

SEEDS OF YESTERDAY1 x 2 hours.
Produced by Front Street Pictures for A+E Studios (2015)

Academy Award® winnerMARIA BELLOPRISONERS, A HISTORY OF VIOLENCE, PAYBACK, ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13

Academy Award® winnerOLYMPIA DUKAKIS

BASED ON STEPHEN KING’S BEST-SELLING NOVEL

From legendary horror master Stephen King comes the terrifying story of revered mystery writer Tess Thorne, who’s determined to seek revenge after being assaulted and left for dead by a serial killer pretending to be a good Samaritan.

AWARDS2015 promax® award winner for made-for-television movie spot2015 promax award winner for editing2015 promax award winner for best use of music2015 promax award winner for total package art direction & design: program – on–air only
1 x 2 hours.Produced by Ostar Enterprises, Inc. for Lifetime®Television (2014)

*Not available in Canada.

BIOPICS


Who Killed JonBenet?

This Lifetime Original Movie revisits the infamous murder of pint-sized beauty queen JonBen t Ramsey and the lurid details that captivated the nation. Starting with the 911 call and investigation lead by Detective Steve Thomas, the film provides a closer look into what exactly happened the day after Christmas 1996, when she was found beaten and strangled in the family’s basement. With the addition of recently surfaced information, the film takes a fresh look at the events and the competing theories about the murder.

MICHAEL
JACKSON

SEARCHING FOR NEVERLAND

THE MAN
BEHIND THE
MUSIC

Based on the best-selling book written by two of his most trusted bodyguards, Remember the Time: Protecting Michael Jackson in His Final Days, is a surprisingly intimate look inside Neverland Ranch during the final years of legendary pop superstar and musical icon, Michael Jackson.

Starring his most renowned and respected impersonator, Navi, and recounted by two men who were at the heart of his inner circle till the end, Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland exposes the dynamic complexities of a man recognized by millions yet known by just a few.

1 x 2 hours or 1 x 2½ hours.Produced by State Street Pictures &
A+E StudiosTM for Lifetime® Television (2017)
CONTROVERSIAL TRUE STORY.TOP TALENT. CHART TOPPING PERFORMANCE.
RATINGS HIGHLIGHTS
#2 original movie premiere on ad-supported cable for 2017 YTD with W18–49.2.4 million Total Viewers tuned in to see the magic (Live+3).

Whitney

Directed by Golden Globe® Award-Winner and Academy Award®-Nominee
ANGELA BASSETTMALCOM X, AMERICAN HORROR STORY

 
Whitney chronicles the rise and fall of iconic singer and actress, Whitney Houston. From her first days in church choir to the height of international superstardom, and from her fiery courtship with singer-songwriter, Bobby Brown to their volatile, headline-making marriage, Whitney is an unforgettable homage to a legend gone too soon

1 x 2 hours. Available Now.Produced by The Sanitsky Company for Lifetime® Television (2014)Starring: Yaya DaCosta, Arlen Escarpeta, Yolanda Ross, Deborah Cox

The Simone Biles Story:
Courage to Soar

Simone Biles has cemented her spot in gymnastics history as one of the greatest of all time. Based on her book of the same title, this film follows her extraordinary journey through the years of sacrifice and determination that led to 19 Olympic and World Championship medals. Biles’ story serves as the ultimate inspiration for every little girl who dares to dream.

1 x 2 hours.
Produced by Howard Braunstein Films (2018)
COMPANION DOC
Beyond the Headlines:
Simone Biles: American Gold

THE SECRET LIFE OF
MARILYN MONROE
The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe explores the elusive icon’s intimate relationship with her mentally ill mother, her most well-kept secrets, and her unwavering commitment to leaving her past behind and reinventing herself as a star. 2 x 2 hours.
Produced by Asylum Entertainment for
Lifetime® Television (2014)

BRITNEY EVER AFTER
From a gutsy young girl in the Mickey Mouse Club to the steaming onstage sensation who stole the heart of Justin Timberlake, Britney Ever After depicts the tumultuous rise, fall, and triumphant resurrection of pop icon Britney Spears. 1 x 2 hours.
Produced by Asylum Entertainment for
Lifetime® Television (2014)

LIZ AND DICKElizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton were Hollywood royalty, whose fiery, rollercoaster romance was the most notorious, publicized, and celebrated love affairs of its day.1 x 2 hours.
Produced by Larry A. Thompson Productions for Lifetime Television (2012)

A TALE OF TWO COREYSCorey Feldman and Corey Haim skyrocketed to fame as young Hollywood heartthrobs who worked together on ’80s blockbusters like The Lost Boys and Dream a Little Dream. But as their stars rose, dark secrets of sexual abuse at the hands of industry insiders haunted them, and their lives quickly spun out of control. This is the story of their meteoric rise and fall — and the unforgettable friendship in between.1 x 2 hours.
Produced by Hybrid LLC (2016)

TRUE CRIME

I AM
ELIZABETH
SMART

“I feel so fortunate that I was able to come through this unscarred…Don’t give up. Miracles do happen.”

– Elizabeth Smart

STARRING

Alana Boden, Skeet Ulrich

At just 14 years old, Elizabeth Smart suffered and survived the unthinkable — nine months of rape and torture at the hands of brazen kidnappers, Brian Mitchell and his wife, Wanda Barzee.

Now a 29-year-old mother and victim advocate, Elizabeth reveals personal new details about her harrowing ordeal as she and those closest to the case finally set the record straight about what really happened — from the night of her abduction to her daring rescue, heroic recovery, and reclaimed life.

1 x 2 hours.Produced by Larry A. Thompson Productions,Inc. for Lifetime® Television (2012)

RATINGS HIGHLIGHTS

Lifetime’s #3 movie in 2017.
Cable’s #3 telecast on Saturday night
with W25–54.

COMPANION DOCS

Elizabeth Smart: Autobiography
2 x 1½ hour.
Elizabeth Smart: Questions Answered
1 x 1 hour.

The Lost Wife of Robert Durst

THREE BRUTAL MURDERS. ONE BIZARRE BILLIONAIRE.

Twenty years after her mysterious disappearance, Kathie Durst’s husband — eccentric billion dollar real estate heir Robert Durst — awaits trial for the murder of his neighbor, Morris Black, while Kathie’s family awaits justice for the man they’re convinced is her cold and calculating killer.

1 x 2 hours
Produced by A+E Studios™(2017)

RATINGS HIGHLIGHTS
Outperformed LIfetime®’s 4Q17 prime average by triple digits among Total Viewers (123%), A25–54 (+100%) and W25–54 (+105%).

OSCAR PISTORIUS:
BLADE RUNNER
KILLER

THE DEATH OF A
BEAUTY. THE FALL OF
AN OLYMPIC ICON.

STARRING Emmy® Award winning and Golden Globe® nominated Leslie Greif

The world was shocked, saddened, and undeniably fascinated when famed Paralympian Oscar Pistorius was accused of murdering his model girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp in a fit of rage on Valentine’s Day, 2013. Relive the events that led to that fateful night, the courtroom drama that followed, and discover the truth about their relationship.

1 x 2 hours.Produced by ThinkFactory Media (2017)

RATINGS HIGHLIGHTS

Outperformed Lifetime’s 4Q17 prime average by double digits among Total Viewers (+60%), A25–54 (+49%), W25–54 (+38%), A18–49 (+33%) and W18–49 (+23%).

MENENDEZ:
BLOOD
BROTHERS

Starring Courtney Love

WHAT COULD BE MORE BRUTAL THAN MURDER?

By all accounts, Erik and Lyle Menendez lived an all-American life of luxury and privilege. But when their parents were found gunned down in the living room of their picturesque Beverly Hills home, the world wondered why these seemingly sweet, highly educated boys would savagely kill their own parents. The only thing more shocking than the murder was their motive.

KILLER COMPANION SPECIALBeyond the Headlines: Murder in the Family

RATINGS HIGHLIGHTSAveraged 1.3 million Total Viewers ranking as a top 10 movie on Lifetime® in 2017 YTD.
Grew from Lifetime’s YTD prime average by double digits: +82% with Total Viewers and +71% with A25–54.

2 x 1 hour.Produced by Meg TV, Inc. (2017)double digits: +82% with Total Viewers and +71% with A25–54.

MANSON’S LOST GIRLS Featuring the next generation of Hollywood stars, Manson’s Lost Girls paints a new picture of Charles Manson’s world as told through the lens of Linda Kasabian and the other women who fell under his demonic spell to create one of the most famous cults of all time.1 x 2 hours.
Produced by MG Productions, LLC /Asylum Entertainment for Lifetime Television (2015)

WHO KILLED JONBENÉT?On Christmas Day In 1996, six-year-old beauty queen JonBenét Ramsey was found brutally murdered at her upscale Colorado home. Now investigators revisit the case that captivated a nation with fresh eyes and new clues, including a bizarre ransom note and false confession. Can newly released material finally answer the question of who killed JonBenét?1 x 2 hours.
Produced by Eyewhere Studios for Lifetime® Television (2016)

GIRL IN THE BOXThis dark psychological drama is based on the true story of 22-year-old Colleen Stan’s kidnapping in May 1977 by Cameron and Janice Hooker, a young married couple.For the next seven years, they kept her imprisoned for up to 23 hours a day in a coffin-sized box hidden beneath their bed. With relentless threats of torture and harm to her family, she was brainwashed into a life of submission as a live-in sex slave, family childminder, and victim of Cam1 x 2 hours.
Produced by Cineflix International for Lifetime Television (2016)

THRILLERS

ONE
SMALL
INDISCRETION

When Caroline and her husband briefly separated years ago, she found comfort in the arms of another man. When she and her husband reunited, she put the past behind her. But the beautiful daughter of her ex-lover remembers the repercussions of their affair and setting out to rent Caroline’s family guesthouse with one goal in mind — revenge.

1 x 2 hours.Produced by Reel World (2017)

RATINGS HIGHLIGHT
Out-delivered LMN®’s 3Q17 prime average by +77% with Total Viewers and +52% with A25–54

THE INHERITED
Eve’s happily-ever-after with the man of her dreams becomes a waking nightmare after they move into the house willed to him by his first wife, who died under horrific circumstances.1 x 2 hours.Produced by TriCoast Worldwide (2016)

YOU KILLED MY MOTHERDisturbed teenager Jo Fay violently attacks a nurse when she’s told her critically ill mother won’t qualify for a liver transplant due to her chronic alcoholism. When she’s released from a mental institution years later, she seems rehabilitated at first glance. But Jo secretly harbors a ferocious rage and is ready to take revenge on those she blames for her mother’s death.1 x 2 hours.Produced by Reel One Entertainment, Inc. (2017)

Wife’s NightmareInspired by a true story. When a mysterious teenage girl shows up on their doorstep claiming to be her husband’s long lost daughter, Liz Michaels welcomes her into their home–but when Liz starts to feel pushed out of her own family, she begins to question the girl’s true motives and doubt her own sanity.1 x 2 hours.Produced by Brainstorm Media (2014)

I KILLED MY BFF: DO UNTO OTHERSA friendship turns cold and deadly when preacher’s daughter Libby believes the new bad girl in town, Rae, is the devil. Inspired by true events.1 x 2 hours.Produced by Jarrett Creative Group (2017)

HER STOLEN PAST A Johns Hopkins medical student returns home and discovers the birth certificate of a kidnapped baby in her late mother’s closet. Determined to get to the bottom of things and find her mother’s killer, Sonya sets out to uncover the truth. But can she handle how disturbing the truth can be?1 x 2 hours.Produced by Reel One (2017)

FRAMED BY MY FIANCÉ Daniel is a brilliant lawyer on the brink of becoming one of the state’s youngest judges when he and his fiancée, Jenny, hit another car. But before help arrives on the scene, Daniel moves Jenny into the driver’s seat to hide his own culpability. When Jenny wakes up, she learns that the other driver is dead, and she’s being charged with manslaughter. Desperate to clear her name and get her life back, she sets out to convince the vengeful dead driver’s wife that she’s innocent1 x 2 hours.Produced by Reel One Entertainment, Inc. (2017)

WEB CAM GIRLS Alex’s rebel cousin Carolyn loves to “cam” it up on the Internet, communicating with strange men. But when Carolyn goes missing, Alex suspects she broke the cardinal rule and met one of her Internet clients in person. With time running out and no one taking her seriously, it’s up to Alex to track down and face her cousin’s kidnapper.1 x 2 hours.Produced by Reel One (2017)

THE WRONG MAN After the untimely death of her grandmother, an estranged young woman returns to their home only to discover that the handsome and seemingly friendly man caring for her grandfather is far from who he pretends to be.1 x 2 hours.Produced by Reel One (2017)

TEENS

Sea
Change

STARRING

Emily Rudd, Maria Dizzia, Skyler Maxon, Keenan Tracey, Siobhan Williams, Zoe De Grand Maison, Jon Cor star. (2017)

Based on the novel by New York Times best-selling author Aimee Friedman, this supernatural drama follows teenager Miranda Merchant as she reluctantly arrives on the seemingly idyllic shores of Selkie Island to live with her estranged mother, Amelia, after the death of her father. She soon finds herself torn between TJ, heir to one of the oldest Selkie families, and mysterious working-class bad boy, Leo. When Miranda learns about the Seawalkers — half humans and half sea creatures — she starts to believe they could be more than local legend. As she uncovers more about her family’s past, Miranda makes a startling discovery about her own connection to the Seawalker mystery.

1×2 hours.
Produced by MarVista Entertainment, Inc. (2016)

TEN: MURDER ISLAND1 x 2 hours. Available Now.Produced by Rainmaker Films for Lifetime Television (2017)
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 nightmare as the teens are violently hunted one by one.

DRINK, SLAY, LOVETeen vampire life is picture perfect for Pearl who loves making out with her hot boyfriend, driving fast cars, and snacking on humans out behind the Dairy Hut. But life takes on a whole new meaning when she’s mysteriously attacked one night and wakes up human the next morning. Now she’s torn between the vampire way of life she’s always known, her parents’ hunger for the blood of her new friends, and her growing human conscience. Based on the popular young adult novel by Sarah Beth Durst.1 x 2 hours.Produced by Just Singer Entertainment (2017)

HOLIDAYS

The Christmas
Consultant

STARRING
David Hasselhoff, Caroline Rhea
With Christmas just around the corner, suburban workaholics Jack and Mindy Fletcher are way too busy to get into the holiday spirit. Desperate for help, there’s only one solution: Hire a renowned Christmas consultant to plan their magical holiday.
1 x 2 hours.
Produced by Reel One Entertainment, Inc. (2012)


FINDING MRS. CLAUS

STARRING
Mira Sorvino, Laura Vandervoort
When Santa becomes too depressed to pull off Christmas after a frustrated Mrs. Claus walks out on him, Santa’s elves believe a little rest and relaxation will help get the big guy back on track. As Santa navigates all that Vegas has to offer, which includes a Santa convention, he crosses paths with a struggling single mom and her daughter who remind him that Christmas just wouldn’t be the same without him.
1 x 2 hours.
Produced by Foxfield Entertainment (2012)


THE CHRISTMAS GIFT

STARRING
Michelle Michelle Trachtenberg, Sterling Sulieman, Rick Fox, Daniel Booko, Marliss Amiea
Inspired by a true story. Ten-year-old Christopher is putting together a “Secret Santa” care package for a needy child. When 10-year-old Megan opens the box, she is touched by its contents, especially one of the items that will have a huge impact on her life to come. Fast-forward 10 years, Megan, now a driven and determined young woman, has made it her mission to find the Secret Santa who sent her that heartfelt gift, and in the process, she finds a whole lot more.
1 x 2 hours. Available Now.
Produced by Hybrid LLC. for Lifetime® Television (2015)



THE FLIGHT
BEFORE CHRISTMAS

Two strangers offer to share the last remaining room at a bed-and-breakfast when a snowstorm strands their flight in Montana on Christmas Eve.
1 x 2 hours.
Produced by HYBRID LLC (2015)


ROMCOMS

LOVE IN THE VINEYARDReal estate exec Molly abandons her boyfriend Jackson on Valentine’s Day when an old girlfriend shows up with an infant he fathered. A year later, while appraising a distant vineyard, Molly falls for blogger Jean-Luc but soon discovers a secret that brings her ex, Jackson, right back in the mix.1 x 2 hours.
Produced by Reel One Entertainment, Inc. (2017)

LOVE BY THE 10TH DATEFrom The Devil Wears Prada producer Wendy Finerman, comes this laugh-out-loud romantic comedy about four friends balancing dating adventures, marital crossroads, and career ambitions at an upscale digital magazine in LA. Inspired by the magazine’s advice column and an alluring cash prize, Gabby (Good) and Nell (Kellee Stewart) chase the elusive 10th date — the dating world’s Holy Grail of commitment. Despite the ups, downs, and in-betweens of modern love, these ladies are determined to have it all.1 x 2 hours.
Produced by Wendy Finerman Productions for Lifetime® Television (2016)

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