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-ORIGINAL SERIES-

“BRING IT!”

Coach D and the Dancing Dolls are back in Lifetime’s hit series BRING IT! and are taking the country by storm as they look for their fiercest rivals in the world of elite hip-hop majorette dance competitions. While the Supastarz troupe from Miami brings the heat, they are no match for the new mom who is creating even more drama in the Dollhouse.

PREMIERE: TO BE ANNOUNCED

  • Airs Friday, May l at 9:00PM-10:00PM (ET)
  • (Individual episode synopsis is currently not available.)

 

“JUMP!”

Lifetime‘s all-new docu-series Jump! , chronicles the journey of one of the hottest jump roping teams in the country, Floyd-Little Double Dutch (FLDD), as they compete to defend their championship titles.   Known as the face of Double Dutch, the team performed at the White House Easter celebration and opened up the 2014 BET Awards with Pharrell and Missy Elliot.  Jump! provides an inside look at the international competitive event filled with tricks, turns, tears and triumphs, and examines what it really takes to make it as the fiercest team in the country.

Each one hour episode of Jump! features coaches and best friends Quaniee Floyd and Laila Little as they whip their students into gear, working to uphold their status as world champions of Double Dutch. With 19 World Championships under their belt, the team is revered for their fancy footwork and one-of-a-kind tricks, and stop at nothing to win. For this team, the only place is first place.

FLOYD LITTLE VS. THE WORLD (#104) Season Finale!

  • Airs Friday, May 1 at 10:00PM-11:02PM (ET)
  • The biggest competition in all of double dutch at Harlem’s famed Apollo Theater has finally arrived. Now, Floyd Little must battle to defend their #1 title as they face both teams that they’ve already competed against and new teams from all over the world.  With another new event to compete in, an amped-up version of freestyle called fusion, the pressure to perform is at an all-time high. 

 

“BAMA STATE STYLE”

In Lifetime‘s new series BAMA STATE STYLE, we meet Alabama State University’s famous Mighty Marching Hornets – the esteemed marching band known throughout the collegiate world for their amazing mashups and dance collaboration with Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke at the MTV Video Music Awards.  It  takes hard work and dedication; blood, sweat and tears (literally); and no one gets a free pass from Band Director, James Oliver. He is the heart and soul of the organization and pushes everyone to achieve perfection before considering them worthy to wear the uniform.

THE HONEY BEEZ AUDITIONZ (#103)

  • Airs Friday, May 1 at 11:02PM-12:02AM (ET)
  • It’s Faith and Family week at ASU, and the world famous Honey Beez find themselves holding an emergency audition when they discover one of their own is not enrolled in school.  Plus, The Stingettes must prove their worth in order to perform this week. 

THE TITLE SNATCH (#104)

  • Airs Friday, May 8 at 11:02PM-12:02AM (ET)
  • As ASU gears up for its first away game, Head Drum Major Bruce finds his title on the line, and former Drum Major Ray is ready to take his place. Meanwhile, travel week adds extra pressure to piccolo player and single mother Amelia, as she struggles to balance school, the band, and parenting.

 

 

“THE LIZZIE BORDEN CHRONICLES”

In Lifetime‘s new series The Lizzie Borden Chronicles (#LizzieBorden), Golden Globe® and Emmy® Award nominee Christina Ricci reprises her role as the notorious murder suspect from the network’s hit original movie Lizzie Borden Took An Ax.  Screen Actors Guild Award® winner Clea DuVall also reprises her role as Lizzie’s sister, Emma, in the eight-part series.

The Lizzie Borden Chronicles delivers an intense and fictionalized account of actual events and people surrounding Lizzie’s life after her controversial acquittal of the horrific double murder of her father and stepmother in 1892, when the exonerated figure lives a life awash in newfound celebrity filled with scandalous love affairs.  But when numerous people close to Lizzie – ranging from her half-brother William (Andrew Howard) to Broadway luminaries and her business associate/underworld kingpin Mr. Flowers (Jonathan Banks) – start to mysteriously die under brutal and strange circumstances, legendary Pinkerton detective Charlie Siringo (Cole Hauser) becomes determined to prove her involvement in their ultimate demise.  Jessy Schram plays Nancy O’Keefe, an alluring and ambitious actress and dancer who befriends Lizzie, and John Heard portrays William Almy, the business partner of Lizzie’s murdered father, Andrew?

COLD STORAGE (#105)

  • Airs Sunday, May 3 at 10:00PM-11:02PM (ET)
  • Charles Siringo (Cole Hauser) connects clues that could finally mean the end of Lizzie Borden (Christina Ricci). Together with Fall River’s frustrated marshal (Jeff Wincott), Siringo strong-arms hoodlum Skipjack (Bradley Stryker) to help lock tight the case against Lizzie. But Lizzie exerts her own brand of influence on a witness. Lizzie is knocked off her footing, though, when sister, Emma (Clea DuVall), reveals that a man in her life may change their relationship forever. Meantime, a woman in Siringo’s life (Olivia Llewellyn) becomes tempting forbidden fruit. Ultimately, Lizzie shows the would-be witness how hot she can make things, and reveals to Siringo’s female friend the consequences of sticking your neck out when Lizzie is involved.

FUGITIVE KIND (#106)

  • Airs Sunday, May 10 at 10:00PM-11:02PM (ET)
  • Lizzie (Christina Ricci) devises a strategy that finally stops Charles Siringo (Cole Hauser) cold. In the meantime, Lizzie’s maneuvers elsewhere challenge Emma’s (Clea DuVall’s) trust in her. Fighting to keep her grip on all she holds dear, Lizzie unleashes an even more blunt, sinister side than ever before. A co-conspirator who fails her realizes his foolish mistake too late. And Emma looks past the deep, sisterly love that’s colored her vision to see a very different Lizzie. Siringo summons the last of his resources to manage one more, vengeful attempt on Lizzie, but must face what he and we have already seen more than once in Lizzie Borden’s Fall River – that you’d be well-advised to have eyes in the back of your head.

THE SISTERS GRIMKE (# 107)

  • Airs Sunday, May 17 at 10:00PM-11:02PM (ET)
  • Months after her showdown with Charles Siringo (Cole Hauser), Lizzie Borden (Christina Ricci) has remade herself as a school teacher with a new name in a little town far from Fall River. Seeking peace in anonymity, she’s here to be near her sister, Emma (Clea DuVall), whose reaction to ghastly events of the past has put her in an asylum, under the care of an egotistical but renowned doctor. Lizzie’s unaware that two famed gunslingers, Bat Masterson (Matthew Le Nevez) and Tom Horn (Chris Bauer), are hunting her, driven to learn the fate of their friend, Siringo. When Lizzie helps a victimized student get justice Lizzie-style, she jeopardizes her cover. Worse, Emma makes a startling choice that leaves Lizzie devastated.

CAPSIZE (#108) Season Finale!

  • Airs Sunday, May 24 at 10:00PM-11:02PM (ET)
  • Lizzie (Christina Ricci) races to Boston, where Emma (Clea DuVall) has taken refuge in the luxurious home of Adele Trotwood (Michelle Fairley) and family, with whom she has a very special connection.  Stunned to find a vastly different Emma than the cherished sister she knew, Lizzie unwittingly leads Bat Masterson (Matthew Le Nevez) and Tom Horn (Chris Bauer) directly into their path. However, the Trotwood family proves to be more than your average Boston Brahmins, posing an unexpected challenge to Bat and Tom. Trying to ease tensions, Emma makes an impetuous sacrifice. Lizzie plumbs the depths of her cunning to set out to ambush the gunslingers, and somehow pull the sister she dearly loves back from the abyss.

 

 

“DANCE MOMS”

Abby Lee Miller and the nation’s favorite tween dancers take on Hollywood in this all-new season of Dance Moms (#DanceMoms). New auditions, new competitions and new dance studios raise the stakes higher than ever before.

SEASON FINALE, PART 2 (#516B)

  • Airs Tuesday, May 5 at 9:00PM-10:02PM (ET)
  • (Individual episode synopsis is currently not available.)

SEEING STARS

  • Airs Tuesday, May 12 at 9:00PM-10:02PM (ET)
  • Abby Lee Miller and the dance moms get together to talk about the highs and lows of this season and try to hash out any remaining bad feelings.  Holly and Abby go head to head once again; Abby’s nemeses, Cathy and Jeanette, stir things up; and Maddie talks about her newfound fame and upcoming events.  On the verge of leaving for Australia and then Los Angeles for three months, the team reflects on all that they’ve learned, shared and lost during their time at the ALDC, and Abby reveals her plans for world domination.

AUSTRALIA SPECIAL, PART 1

  • Airs Tuesday, May 19 at 9:00PM-10:02PM (ET)
  • (Individual episode synopsis is currently not available.)

AUSTRALIA SPECIAL, PART 2

  • Airs Tuesday, May 26 at 9:00PM-10:02PM (ET)
  • (Individual episode synopsis is currently not available.)

 

“LITTLE WOMEN: LA: TERRA’S LITTLE FAMILY”

Terra Jolé and Joe Gnoffo’s captivating high-risk pregnancy story on this season of Lifetime‘s hit docuseries Little Women: LA (#LittleWomenLA) has been embraced by millions of fans. After receiving an overwhelming outpouring of support, they have made the courageous decision to document the impending birth of their baby in an all new unscripted program Little Women: LA: Terra’s Little Family (#TerrasLittleFamily). The 14-episode series will be shot in near real time as Terra approaches her due date later this month.

Both passionate performers, Terra and Joe met through a mutual acquaintance and have been together for seven years. Terra has toured with top celebrities including Miley Cyrus, recently released her own single “Booty Bee” and is currently working on her new album. Joe, a musician in Mini Kiss, is now playing drums in a Nirvana tribute band, Nirvanish.

EPISODE (#109)

  • Airs Wednesday, May 6 at 9:00PM-9:30PM (ET)
  • (Individual episode synopsis is currently not available.)

EPISODE (#110)

  • Airs Wednesday, May 6 at 9:30PM-10:00PM (ET)
  • (Individual episode synopsis is currently not available.)

EPISODE (#111)

  • Airs Wednesday, May 13 at 9:00PM-9:30PM (ET)
  • (Individual episode synopsis is currently not available.)

EPISODE  (#112)

  • Airs Wednesday, May 13 at 9:30PM-10:00PM (ET)
  • (Individual episode synopsis is currently not available.)

EPISODE (#113)

  • Airs Wednesday, May 20 at 9:00PM-9:30PM (ET)
  • (Individual episode synopsis is currently not available.)

EPISODE (#114)  Season Finale!

  • Airs Wednesday, May 20 at 9:30PM-10:00PM (ET)
  • (Individual episode synopsis is currently not available.)

 

“LITTLE WOMEN: NY”

Lifetime‘s docuseries Little Women: LA is a bona fide hit, and now the network is expanding the popular franchise by introducing fans to a new group of little ladies with the all new series Little Women: NY (#LittleWomenNY). If fans thought the ladies of LA had challenges, wait until they see Little Women: NY.  This group of friends navigates the Big Apple while facing obstacles that test people even of average height, including hailing cabs, catching subways, traversing the crowded streets and just about everything else that’s part of a New Yorker’s hectic life.

Viewers first got a glimpse of New York’s Lila Call, when she made waves with the Little Women: LA cast and now they’ll get to see her in action on her home turf with her group of east coast besties including Jordanna, Misty, Dawn, Jazmin, Kristin and Jason. While they all scramble to try to make it big in Manhattan, the unique clique supports one another every step of the way as they prove that “if they can make it there, they’ll make it anywhere.”

THE LITTLE PEOPLE FASHION SHOW (#107)

  • Airs Wednesday, May 6 at 10:00PM-11:02PM (ET)
  • Misty and Jordanna go to war with each other when they are both asked to walk in The Dwarf Fashion Show at New York Fashion Week. Jason and Kristin are forced to take sides when Misty and Jordanna fight for an opportunity to walk in the Paris fashion show later this year.

THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES (#108)

  • Airs Wednesday, May 13 at 10:00PM-11:02PM (ET)
  • Dawn asks her friends to help her host an art auction that will raise money for a women’s charity in New York. She asks the group to paint paintings of “lady parts” that Jason will then auction at the fancy event. At the party, Jason and Jordanna get into a huge blow out when he tries to auction her painting off for $5.

EPISODE (#109)

  • Airs Wednesday, May 20 at 10:00PM-11:02PM (ET)
  • (Individual episode synopsis is currently not available.)

EPISODE (#110)  Season Finale!

  • Airs Wednesday, May 27 at 10:00PM-11:02PM (ET)
  • (Individual episode synopsis is currently not available.)

 

“SMILE” Series Premiere!

Can you imagine having teeth so damaged it hampers leading a normal life?  Some individuals have such poor dental conditions that they can’t fathom dating, working or even leaving homes due to the extreme distress, pain and embarrassment they experience daily.  Now, Lifetime is offering these people a second chance with Smile, an all-new makeover series documenting the emotional, psychological and physical journey of transformative dental procedures. 

Over the span of six hour-long episodes, a team of renowned dentists will work on patients.  The dentists include New York-based  Dr. Amir Ahmadi, Dr. Debra Glassman and Dr. Ramin Tabib, and Dr. Bill Dorfman and Dr. Kimberly Knopf of Los Angeles.  Faced by perhaps some of the most challenging dental conditions they’ve ever seen, these specialists will apply their expertise to literally restore their clients’ smiles, giving them an opportunity to reclaim their confidence and sense of pride.

RECONSTRUCTION OR RELAPSE? (#102)

  • Airs Thursday, May 28 at 10:00PM-11:02PM (ET)
  • College student Alyssa looks forward to her senior year so she can finally hold her head up high, date a guy and have a “real” college experience after being born with a disabling genetic disorder that affected her smile. Baseball lover Mark plays a high stakes game to get the smile he has always wanted.  After struggling with drug addiction, Mark is clean and sober – but will his massive dental surgery force him back on pain medication and jeopardize his sobriety?

 

LIFETIME ORIGINAL MOVIE–

“CLEVELAND ABDUCTION” (World Premiere)

  • Premieres Saturday, May 2, at 8:00PM-10:02PM (ET)
  • Taryn Manning stars as Michelle Knight and Raymond Cruz portrays Ariel Castro in the Lifetime Original Movie Cleveland Abduction (#ClevelandAbduction). The film explores the true story of Michelle Knight, a 21-year-old single mom whose life was irrevocably changed by a chance encounter with an unsuspected criminal. On August 22, 2002, Knight was abducted by Castro (Cruz) in Cleveland and held captive in his home for more than 11 years. Finding strength through her belief in God and determined to be reunited with her son, Knight refused to be broken by the twisted Castro. Soon thereafter, he abducted two teenagers, Amanda Berry (Samantha Droke) and Gina DeJesus (Katie Sarife), and imprisoned them alongside Michelle, who then became a friend and sister figure to her fellow victims. When Berry became pregnant with Castro’s child, it was Knight who delivered her baby, even performing CPR on the infant girl under the threat of Castro while he told her, “If the baby dies, you die.”
  • Despite enduring more than a decade of brutality, Michelle’s spirit would not be broken, and her unshakable faith in the face of a seemingly hopeless situation was a testament to the human spirit. On May 6, 2013, Michelle was rescued from the home that was her prison for nearly 11 years, and finally given the chance to reclaim her life. Pam Grier portrays Carla, a nurse who helped care for Knight in the hospital, and Joe Morton plays Solano, an FBI agent in charge of the investigation. (2015).

 

“THE SECRET LIFE OF MARILYN MONROE” (World Premiere)

  • Part 1: Airs Saturday, May 30 at 8:00PM-10:02PM; Part 2: Airs Sunday, May 31 at 8:00PM-10:02PM (ET)
  • Susan Sarandon stars with Kelli Garner, Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Emily Watson. (2015)
  • Based on J. Randy Taraborrelli’s New York Times bestseller of the same name, MARILYN: The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe begins with a portrait of a young Norma Jeane Mortenson as she battles a lonely and loveless existence with an absent mother. Despite the odds, Norma Jeane blossoms into a funny, smart and ambitious woman and soon reinvents herself to become the symbol of an era. She revels in stardom, yet remains a fragile artist, desperate for the approval and protection of men. The outside world never truly sees or understands the real Marilyn, a woman so different from her public persona. As her fame grows, all three of her marriages crumble beneath her quite publicly, including her relationships with Joe DiMaggio (Morgan) and Arthur Miller. Ultimately, Marilyn could never control her inner demons and the onslaught of mental illness inherited from her mother, Gladys (Sarandon) – a woman she loves, hates and wants desperately to save. Although her movie studio told the world that Marilyn’s mother was dead, it is the great secret of Marilyn’s life that Gladys remained a vital and troubling part of her world. As Marilyn cares for her mother, her obsession with President John F. Kennedy drives her over the edge and, ultimately, into an insane asylum. Still, as Marilyn Monroe soldiers on, she gives the performance of her life, successfully hiding her darkest secrets from the world. (2015).

 

–MOVIES-MOVIES-MOVIES–

“SISTER ACT” (Lifetime Premiere)

  • Premieres Friday, May 8, at 8:00PM-10:00PM (ET)
  • When a worldly singer witnesses a mob crime, the police hide her as a nun in a traditional convent where she has trouble fitting in.
  • Whoopi GoldbergMaggie SmithKathy Najimy star. (1992)

 

“STOCKHOLM, PENNSYLVANIA” (World Premiere)

  • Premieres Saturday, May 9, at 8:00PM-10:30PM (ET)
  • Stockholm, Pennsylvania (#StockholmPennsylvania) stars Saoirse Ronan, Cynthia Nixon, Jason Isaacs and David Warshofsky and centers on a young woman, kidnapped as a child, who struggles to readjust to life after being returned home.
  • Abducted 17 years ago, Leia (Ronan) is miraculously found and returned home to her parents Marcy (Nixon) and Glen Dargon (Warshofsky). Having long forgotten her family, after being raised by her captor Benjamin McKay (Isaacs), Leia finds herself unable to connect to those who love her the most. Instead, she yearns for Ben, the only father figure she’s ever known, and the safety of the basement she called home most of her life. Marcy resorts to desperate measures to forge a relationship with Leia, allowing her marriage to unravel as a byproduct. With Marcy’s increasingly erratic actions echoing those of Ben, Leia is left questioning what it really means to be loved. (2015)

 

“THE WRONG GIRL” (World Premiere)

  • Premieres Saturday, May 16, at 8:00PM-10:00PM (ET)
  • Sophia is a model 17-year-old teen– studies hard, stays out of trouble, and is a promising pianist– but she’s always been quiet and kept to herself. So when she strikes up a friendship with Grace, the new girl in school, her parents are surprised, but pleased. Their friendship soon takes a sinister turn, though, when Grace begins disrupting the lives of Sophia and her family. Sophia is forced to uncover Grace’s past and learn the truth about her new friend before it’s too late.
  • Jamie Luner, Kristen Prout, Sarah Grey  star. (2015).

 

“KIDNAPPED: THE HANNAH ANDERSON STORY” (World Premiere)

  • Airs Saturday, May 23 at 8:00PM-10:00PM (ET)
  • Based on a true story. On the afternoon of August 3, 2013, 16-year-old Hannah Anderson was abducted after finishing cheerleading practice in a San Diego suburb. When the bodies of her mother and brother were found in the burned home of family friend James DiMaggio later that day, an AMBER Alert was issued, and a frantic multi-state manhunt for Hannah began. For a week she was kept prisoner by the increasingly unstable DiMaggio as they made their way across the state. One week later, the two were found in Idaho and DiMaggio was killed in a shootout with FBI agents, leaving Hannah as the sole survivor. As the dust settled, questions began to emerge about the nature of the relationship between Hannah and her kidnapper. Was Hannah purely a victim of a depraved adult, or is it possible she was more complicit in the tragic events?
  • Scott Patterson, Jessica Amlee, Brian McNamara, Jay Pickett, Susie Castillo star. (2015)

 

“GRACE OF MONACO” (World Premiere)

  • Airs Monday, May 25 at 9:00PM-11:02PM (ET)
  • Nicole Kidman stars as Grace Kelly in Grace of Monaco (#GraceofMonaco), a World Premiere film that follows the former Hollywood actress’ life as the Princess of Monaco during a tenuous time personally and politically. The movie also stars Tim Roth as Prince Rainier III, Frank Langella as Father Francis Tucker, a Catholic priest and Grace’s confidante; Parker Posey as Madge, Grace’s aide, and Paz Vega as opera singer Maria Callas.
  • Set in 1962, six years after her celebrated “wedding of the century,” Grace of Monaco is an intimate snapshot of a year in the life of actress-turned-princess Grace Kelly as she reconciles her past as a Hollywood darling and her present as Prince Rainier III’s wife.  Yearning for a return to her acting career, Grace finds herself plunged into a personal crisis to decide the fate of her marriage while her husband is at political odds with France’s President Charles de Gaulle.  With a French invasion impending for Monaco, Grace must make the difficult decision whether to stand by the side of her husband and newfound country, or return to the bright lights of Hollywood. (2015).

 

“SISTER ACT 2: BACK IN THE HABIT” (Lifetime Premiere)

 

  • Airs Friday, May 29 at 8:00PM-10:30PM (ET)
  • The sisters come back to Delores’s show to get her back as Sister Mary Clarence to teach music to a group of students in their parochial school which is doomed for closure. One of the girls, who is the most talented of the bunch, is forbidden to sing by her mother, although the choir has made it to the state championship. A group of monks tries to stop them.
  •  Whoopi GoldbergKathy NajimyMaggie Smith star. (1993)

 

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