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–LIFETIME ORIGINAL MOVIE–

“PETALS ON THE WIND” (World Premiere)

  • Airs Monday, May 26 at 9:00PM-11:01PM (ET)    
  • Based on the second gothic novel of the iconic V.C. Andrews series about the Dollanganger family, the Lifetime Original Movie: PETALS ON THE WIND begins ten years after the siblings have escaped the attic where their mother Corrine (Heather Graham) and grandmother Olivia (Ellen Burstyn) kept them locked away for more than two years.
  • A decade after Cathy (Rose McIver), Christopher (Wyatt Nash) and Carrie (Bailey Buntain) escaped from their grandparents’ attic at Foxworth Hall, Petals on the Wind continues to follow the twisted plight of the family as they attempt to put their sordid past behind them, but soon discover certain secrets can’t be left behind.  When Cathy finds herself in an abusive relationship with a fellow dancer, Julian (Will Kemp), Christopher and Cathy are forced to face the forbidden feelings they developed for one another while coming of age during captivity.  But when tragedy strikes the Dollangangers once again, Cathy returns to Foxworth Hall to confront her grandmother and seek revenge on her mother with a plan to seduce her husband Bart (Dylan Bruce). When Christopher runs to Cathy’s side, the two are determined to start over again – together. (2014)

 

-ORIGINAL SERIES-

“RELATIVE INSANITY”

For some people, spending quality time with their families can be downright torturous! Relative Insanity challenges real families to work beyond their issues by coming together and competing for a cash prize of $25,000. Each week, two families, housed in separate living quarters, are locked together for two days, during which they attempt to outlast and outfox their neighbors by earning the most money through a series of physical challenges, spirited games and controversial family decisions. Unaware of how much money the other group has collected, each family will be tempted to spend their winnings on everyday items and household staples that will make their stay more pleasant. But everything has its price, and if any family member can’t handle the heat and presses the “escape button” to leave the game early, they put the entire family’s chance of winning in jeopardy.

“CRAZY KIDS VS. GRUMPY GROWNUPS”  

  • Airs Friday, May 2 at  10:00PM-11:01PM (ET)

“BICKERING BROTHERS VS. SQUABBLING SISTERS”  

  • Airs Friday, May 9 at 10:00PM-11:01PM (ET)

“MIDWESTERN MISFITS VS. LOUISIANA CASINO GIRLS”  

  • Airs Friday, May 16 at 10:00PM-11:01PM (ET)

“FEARLESS FLORIDIANS VS. GOD-FEARING TEXANS”  

  • Airs Friday, May 23 at 10:00PM-11:01PM (ET)

“SUBURBIAN SCHNEIDERS VS. COUNTRY CRABTREES”  

  • Airs Friday, May 30 at 10:00PM-11:01PM (ET)

 

“DROP DEAD DIVA”

All will finally be revealed in the final season of Lifetime‘s critically-acclaimed hit series Drop Dead Diva (#DropDeadDiva). Starring Brooke Elliott and Emmy Award nominee Margaret Cho, Drop Dead Diva follows the story of shallow model Deb who suddenly dies in an accident only to find her soul resurfacing in the body of a brilliant, plus-sized attorney, Jane.  Colin Egglesfield (The Client List), Virginia Williams (How I Met Your Mother) and Corbin Bleu (High School Musical) guest star in the season opener, while Grammy winner Rick Springfield will make an appearance and perform later this season, along with Jay DeMarcus from Rascal Flatts.  Golden Globe and Emmy winner S. Epatha Merkerson also reprises her role as Judge Hiller, while Emmy nominee John Ratzenberger returns as Kim’s father, Larry Kaswell.

SISTER ACT (#607)

  • Airs Sunday, May 4 at  9:00PM-10:01PM (ET)
  • After Jane and Grayson spend the night together, she lets the “L” word slip and immediately wishes she could take it back. Owen defends the mayor of Malibu when she’s reprimanded for donating her entire government building to students who lost their school in a fire. Jane represents a teenage girl in critical need of a bone marrow match. Kim agrees to let Stacy babysit her infant son Noah.

IDENTITY CRISIS (#608)

  • Airs Sunday, May 11 at  9:00PM-10:01PM (ET)
  • Jane represents a transgendered elementary school student while Grayson takes on a high profile case involving the murder of a college student. Stacy becomes increasingly uncomfortable as Owen showers her with gifts. Jane decides to come clean to Grayson about who she really is.

HOPE AND GLORY (#609)

  • Airs Sunday, May 18 at  9:00PM-10:01PM (ET)
  • Grayson’s near death experience prompts him to make a serious gesture.  Jane offers her services to a community drastically affected by pungent fumes wafting from a popular hot sauce factory.   Kim is cornered into representing her mother in an unusual divorce proceeding against her own father.

 

“DANCE MOMS”

For the fourth season of Lifetime‘s hit docuseries Dance Moms, Abby will take to the road with a national scouting tour in search for the country’s most elite young dancers.  With the threat of new dancers coming into the company, the dance moms will stop at nothing to make sure their girls have a place to shine on stage, even if it means going up against Abby.

PREMIERE SPECIAL: TO BE ANNOUNCED

  • Airs Tuesday, May 6 at 9:00PM-10:00PM (ET)
  • (Individual episode information is currently not available.)

 

“TRUE TORI”

With her marriage in crisis, tabloids and gossip sites have been speculating for months about Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott.  Now, the real story will be told as it should be, by Tori Spelling herself, in the new Lifetime docu-series, True Tori.  In a unique television event, Tori has made the courageous decision to allow the audience to witness the most difficult and unpredictable period in her life.  Intimate, raw, emotional and completely real, viewers will be seeing events almost immediately after they occur. Nobody knows how the drama will unfold – not Tori, not Dean – and only time will tell if Tori and Dean’s marriage survives. 

PREMIERES: TO BE ANNOUNCED

  • Airs Tuesdays, May 6, 13, 20 & 27 (Season finale!) at 10:00PM-11:01PM (ET)
  • (Individual episode information is currently not available.)

 

 

“PREACHERS’ DAUGHTERS”

The gap between heaven and hell has never been wider than in the season two of Preachers’ Daughters.  Lifetime‘s hit family docusoap follows the lives of four preacher families after the church doors have been shut.  With judging eyes watching, the drama runs deep as the girls struggle with living up to the expectations of their parents and their congregations.  As temptation, redemption, guilt and the path to right and wrong collide, will these preachers’ daughters choose sin or salvation?

GOOD GRIL, BAD GIRL (#210) Season finale!

  • Airs Wednesday, May 7 at 9:00PM-10:00PM (ET)
  • Taylor is tempted at a party while the Cassidys go to Christian therapy.  Teryn and Chad finally renew their vows.  Meanwhile, Tori’s parents stage an intervention for Tori.

 

“BRING IT!”

Lifetime‘s all-new dance competition docuseries Bring It! shines a spotlight on the elite world of hip-hop majorette competitions.  Coach Dianna Williams (aka “Miss D”) and her Dancing Dolls troupe refuse to lose, pushing themselves to the limit each week in the relentless pursuit of victory.  Every pump, thrust and high kick on Bring It! highlights the triumphs and struggles of intense competition, where errors aren’t tolerated, mediocrity isn’t excused and only a win is acceptable.

PREMIERE SPECIAL: TO BE ANNOUNCED

  • Airs Wednesday, May 7 at 10:00PM-11:01PM (ET)
  • (Individual episode information is currently not available.)

 

 

–MOVIES-MOVIES-MOVIES–

“A DAUGHTER’S NIGHTMARE” (World Premiere)

  • Airs Saturday, May 3 at 8:00PM-10:00PM (ET)
  • Soon after her father’s death, college freshman Ariel learns her mother, Dana, has met Adam, a seemingly well-meaning and charming man at a grief support group. He claims to be a nurse, but the longer he hangs around the sicker and more isolated Dana becomes, even from Ariel. When Dana suddenly goes missing it’s up to Ariel to discover the terrible truth of Adam’s past before it is too late. Emily Osment, Gregg Sulkin, Paul Johansson and Victoria Pratt star. (2014)

 

“THE GOOD SISTER” (World Premiere)

  • Airs Saturday, May 10 at 8:00PM-10:00PM (ET)
  • Jack and Kate are a couple working hard to put the pieces of their crumbling marriage back together. When Kate receives a letter informing her of a long lost twin sister named Linda, she is very hesitant. But Jack is hopeful this new family member will help bring the couple closer together. As he attempts to reunite the sisters, he reluctantly finds himself drawn to Linda — a vivacious, sexier version of his own wife. It’s a pull he can’t ignore and before long the two are embroiled in a passionate affair.  But Jack will quickly discover the choice isn’t between two sisters, it’s between life and death as his affair with Linda proves to be much more treacherous than he could have ever imagined. Sonya Walger and Ben Bass star. (2014)

 

“RETURN TO ZERO” (World Premiere)

  • Airs Saturday, May 17 at 8:00PM-10:30PM (ET)
  • Based on the true story from writer, director and producer Sean Hanish’s own personal experiences, Return to Zero follows the story of Maggie (Minnie Driver) and Aaron (Paul Adelstein) who are eagerly awaiting the arrival of their first child.  Just a few weeks before their son’s due date, Maggie and Aaron receive devastating news a heartbeat is no longer detectable in the womb.  As the couple attempt to go on with their lives, they quickly discover they cannot escape their grief and their relationship is forever changed by their loss. With infidelity and separation at their heels, Maggie discovers she is pregnant again, and the two must reunite to face another turbulent and terrifying pregnancy that tests their strength and love. Alfred Molina, Connie Nielsen, Sarah Jones, Andrea Anders and Kathy Baker also star. (2014)

 

“THE MENTOR” (World Premiere)

  • Airs Saturday, May 31 at 8:00PM-10:00PM (ET)
  • Elizabeth May tries to put the loss of her eight-year-old daughter behind her by going back to teaching. Under the stress of the tragedy her husband Brian has moved out while Elizabeth is desperate to save her marriage and return to a life of normalcy.  In her new job she is assigned a mentor, Paul Allenham, who is hiding a deep dark violent past. Paul has an immediate and unsettling attraction to Elizabeth; he will do anything to secure her love. Jes Macallan, Aaron Douglas, and Nic Bishop star. (2014)

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