LMN Announces Record-Setting 25 Premiere Movies For Its Fall Slate

Lifetime Movies Press Release

LMN ANNOUNCES RECORD-SETTING 
25 NEW MOVIES FOR ITS FALL SLATE

THEMED STUNT MONTHS BEGINS WITH SHOCKTOBER THIS OCTOBER,
HATEFUL & GRATEFUL TAKING OVER NOVEMBER AND 
SLAY BELLS FILLING UP DECEMBER WITH NEW PREMIERES 
THURSDAY, FRIDAYS AND SATURDAYS 

Movie Headliners Jennie Garth and Daughter Luca Bella in Their First Project Together, Thora Birch, Matt Dallas, Jamie Luner, Rupert Graves, Samaire Armstrong, Rob Mayes, Gina Holden, Tanner Buchanan, Rick Cosnett, and Tuppence Middleton Among Others

L to R: Luca Bella, Jennie Garth, Thora Birch, Matt Dallas, Samaire Armstrong

New York, NY – September 30, 2019 –  Get ready for a thrill of a ride this fall on LMN! On the heels of its successful Wrong Summer Vacation slate which helped propel the network to post year over year growth in July, LMN has announced its fall slate which includes 25 new movies, the most-ever during a quarter in the history of the network. 

The three-month stunt begins on October 3 and runs through December 21, with Shocktober taking place this October with eight premieres, Hateful & Grateful in November with eleven premieres and Slay Bells for December with an additional six premieres. The slate will Include films starring Golden Globe and Emmy nominee Thora Birch (The Walking Dead) and Jennie Garth (90210) with her real-life daughter Luca Bella in their first project together.   Additional movies will feature a number of fan favorites including Samaire Armstrong, Matt Dallas, Rob Mayes and Gina Holden.  

Also part of Hateful & Grateful will be an all-day marathon of V.C. Andrews films that will air on November 10 in celebration of the release of the 40th anniversary edition of Flowers in the Attic.  The movies featured are My Sweet Audrina, Flowers In The Attic, Petals on the Wind, If There Be Thorns and Seeds of Yesterday beginning at 2pm ET/PT. 

 

SHOCKTOBER
OCTOBER MOVIE PREMIERES

A WORKING MOM’S NIGHTMARE

Starring Lydia Wilson, Rupert Graves, Tuppence Middleton, Luke Roberts
Thursday, October 3 at 8pm ET/PT

On the surface, Kathy (Wilson) has it all.  A beautiful baby boy, handsome husband Mark (Roberts) and a glamorous, high-powered job. But Hannah (Middleton) knows the truth – that not everything is as perfect as it seems with her boss and she sets out to destroy Kathy’s life and lay claim to the one thing she wants the most.  A Working Mom’s Nightmare is produced by Great Point Media.

SMUGGLING IN SUBURBIA

Starring Darlene Vogel, Monroe Cline, Shelby Yardley,
Juliana Destefano, Bret Green, Cole Reinhardt, Zander Grable
Friday, October 4 at 8pm ET/PT

Joanie (Cline) gets recruited to travel with other girls to exciting cities delivering camera lenses to photographers and falls in love with Tucker (Reinhardt), a partner in the courier business.  When she searches the camera case she’s carrying and finds diamonds hidden inside a lens, she realizes she is part of an illegal smuggling ring. Joanie wants to pay for her brother’s surgery that would otherwise bankrupt her family, but just when she has earned enough, federal agents arrest her.  Will her mother Georgia (Vogel) be able to step in and free her? Smuggling in Suburbia is produced by Johnson Production Group.

SINISTER SEDUCTION

Starring Kristina Klebe, Tanner Buchanan, Sebastian Cabanas, Tommi Rose
Thursday, October 10 at 8pm ET/PT

Sharon (Klebe) is worried that son Anthony (Cabanas) will have trouble fitting in, so she’s relieved when Dylan (Buchanan), a star athlete and one of the most popular boys at school, befriends him.  But the more time Dylan spends at their house, the more Sharon suspects that his interests lie with her. As Dylan’s obsession with her turns dangerous, Sharon discovers his motives are more sinister than she could have ever guessed.  Sinister Seduction is produced by MarVista Entertainment.

ERASING HIS DARK PAST

Starring Laurie Fortier, Michael Welch, Mary Badham, Taylor Blackwell, Al Sapienza Friday, October 11 at 8pm ET/PT

Karen’s (Fortier) perfect life starts to fall apart after her husband David (Welch) is presumed dead in a plane crash. As she works on getting David’s affairs in order, she begins to realize that her husband was not all he seemed, discovering he had multiple identities, massive debt and warrants out for his arrest.  As Karen searches for the truth, she realizes that she never really knew the man she loved.  Erasing his Dark Past is produced by MarVista Entertainment.

PSYCHO BFF

Starring Juliana Destefano, Alexandra Doke, Kate Watson
Thursday, October 17 at 8pm ET/PT

When Renee’s (Watson) shy teenage daughter Deandra (Destefano) finally makes a friend, Olivia (Doke), she is thrilled. After Olivia’s initial bossiness turns into emotional abuse, Renee forbids the relationship from continuing, prompting the girls to run away together.  Renee embarks on a desperate search for her daughter, before she’s gone for good.  Psycho BFF is produced by The Asylum.  

SLEEPING WITH MY STUDENT

Starring Gina Holden, Jessica Belkin, Mitchell Hoog, David Lipper
Friday, October 18 at 8pm ET/PT

New principal and single mom Kathy (Holden) is shocked to learn that Ian (Hoog), the charming young man she had a fling with while on vacation, is actually 18 and has transferred to her school.  Kathy will need to uncover Ian’s motives quickly if she hopes to protect herself and her daughter Bree (Belkin) who he has befriended, from his dangerous threats.  Sleeping with My Student is produced by MarVista Entertainment. 

KINDRED SPIRITS

Starring Thora Birch, Caitlin Stasey, Sasha Frolova, Macon Blair
Thursday, October 24 at 8pm ET/PT

Chloe (Birch) has her life turned upside down when her younger sister, Sadie (Stasey), comes home after a long unexplained absence. Though Sadie seems to want to settle in with Chloe and her 17-year-old daughter Nicole (Frolova), she’s actually a deeply disturbed young woman with a sinister agenda.  Kindred Spirits is produced by MarVista Entertainment.

DESIGNED TO KILL

Starring Jamie Luner, Joshua Hoffman, Linsey Godfrey
Friday, October 25 at 8pm ET/PT

When Suzanne (Luner), a psychotic fashion photographer turns nerdish high school student David (Hoffman) into a superstar model, her obsession with him drives her to homicidal madness.  Designed to Kill is produced by Johnson Production Group.

 

HATEFUL & GRATEFUL
NOVEMBER MOVIE PREMIERES

YOUR FAMILY OR YOUR LIFE

Starring Jennie Garth, Luca Bella, Josh Server, Angelica Bridges, Alexander Carroll, Alexandra LeMosle
Friday, November 1 at 8pm ET/PT

Dr. Kathy Meyer’s (Garth) perfect world is turned upside down after husband David (Carroll), a successful civil attorney, is found dead in their home of an apparent suicide. It’s an open and shut case for the police, but for Kathy it’s an impossibility and David’s strangely worded suicide note points toward foul play. With the help of her daughter April (Bella) and best friend Michelle (LeMosle), Kathy decides to investigate and soon discovers that her husband had uncovered damaging information exposing a billionaire banker. Now Kathy must not only catch her husband’s killer but must make sure she and her daughter aren’t the next victims.  Your Family or Your Life is produced by Creative Arts Entertainment Group. 

WAS I REALLY KIDNAPPED?

Starring Michelle Mylett, Jacob Blair, Anna Hardwick, Kyle Buchanan
Friday, November 8 at 8pm ET/PT

Inspired by a true story. After suffering torment and abuse at the hands of her abductor, Elle (Mylett) is suddenly released on the side of the road with no explanation. Her boyfriend Billy (Blair) and sister Jen (Hardwick) rush to her aid after she’s found, but the reunion is derailed by detectives who start to find discrepancies within each retelling of the events leading up to Elle’s capture. As they continue to hear more of the story, suspicion leads them to think that Elle might not be telling the truth and she must work hard to clear her name and identify her attacker.  Was I Really Kidnapped? is produced by MarVista Entertainment.

AMISH ABDUCTION

Starring Sara Canning, Steve Byers, Ryan Bruce, Gabrielle Rose
Saturday, November 9 at 8pm ET/PT

Annie (Canning) faces a crisis when her husband leaves their Amish world to live among “normal Americans,” or the “English” as the Amish dub them. But things turn even more dire when her husband returns to seek custody of their son and is willing to do whatever it takes to get what he wants.  Amish Abduction is produced by Reel One Entertainment.

A DAUGHTER’S PLAN TO KILL

Starring Claire Coffee, Matt Dallas, Jordan Lane Price
Friday, November 15 at 8pm ET/PT

When Katie (Coffee) and Greg Carlyle (Dallas) invited Greg’s estranged daughter Samantha (Price) to live with them, they had no idea that they would be inviting jealousy, violence, and deceit into their home to wreak havoc on their perfect life. A Daughter’s Plan to Kill is produced by Ian Niles and distributed by Taylor & Dodge. 

MY SISTER’S DEADLY SECRET

Starring Katrina Begin, Diora Baird, Mark Famiglietti, Katie Michels
Saturday, November 16 at 8pm ET/PT

When Sharon (Begin) finally tracks down her estranged sister Raven (Michels), she’s elated to be back together until she begins to suspect that Raven isn’t her sister at all, but rather an opportunistic impostor.  My Sister’s Deadly Secret is produced by The Cartel.

MY HUSBAND’S SECRET TWIN

Starring, Charlotte Graham, Rick Cosnett, Sofia Mattsson
Saturday, November 23 at 8pm ET/PT

Melanie (Graham) suspects that her husband Derrick (Cosnett), the man she has known for years, is not who she married. At first, she dismisses it as an anomaly, but his behavior only grows stranger. Unable to shake her suspicions, Melanie embarks on a quest to find out what’s wrong, studying her husband’s odd behavior, following his every move, and probing into Derrick’s past.  My Husband’s Secret Twin is produced by The Cartel.

Five additional titles to be announced for November.

 

SLAY BELLS
DECEMBER MOVIE PREMIERES

HE’S OUT TO GET YOU

Starring, Samaire Armstrong, Rob Mayes
Saturday, December 7 at 8pm ET/PT

Megan (Armstrong) suffers a major tragedy when her son and husband are killed in a car crash. After four years in a mental health institution, she goes to stay with her brother in her hometown, to attempt to get her life back together. But once Megan arrives, her brother disappears.  And now none of the townspeople remember him ever existing! Is Megan losing her mind, or is there something more nefarious at work here?  He’s Out to Get You is produced by Formula Features.

Five additional titles to be announced for December. 

 

Hi-res photos available here.

 

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