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[08/14/19 - 09:34 AM]
Lifetime Greenlights Two "Beyond the Headlines" Documentaries on "NXIVM Cult" and "The College Admissions Scandal" with Journalist Gretchen Carlson
The full "Ripped from the Headlines" movie slate will kick off starting September 21, and will premiere a new movie each week for four consecutive Saturdays.

[08/12/19 - 09:27 AM]
Penelope Ann Miller and Mia Kirshner Set to Star in Lifetime's Movie "The College Admissions Scandal"
The film will debut this fall, as part of Lifetime's Ripped From the Headlines movie slate.

[07/23/19 - 10:53 AM]
Lifetime Turns to True Stories for Latest Greenlights
The network has commissioned four additional hours to the ongoing story of R. Kelly in the follow-up, "Surviving R. Kelly: The Aftermath."







COLLEGE ADMISSIONS SCANDAL, THE (LIFETIME)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
10/12/19
STATUS:
telefilm/mini-series in the can
DESCRIPTION:
(from Lifetime's press release, August 2019) The College Admissions Scandal follows two wealthy mothers, Caroline (Miller), a sought after interior designer and Bethany (Kirshner), an owner of a successful financial services firm, who share an obsession with getting their teenagers into the best possible college. When charismatic college admissions consultant Rick Singer (Shanks) offers a side door into the prestigious institutions of their dreams, Caroline and Bethany willingly partake with visions of coveted acceptance letters in their heads. But when Singer cooperates with the FBI and pleads guilty, the mothers who risked everything for their kids, must face the consequences of their crimes and the loss of trust and respect from their families. College Admissions Scandal is produced by Varsity Films Inc. The film is executive produced by Gail Katz. Adam Salky will direct from a script by Stephen Tolkin.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Mia Kirshner as Bethany
· Michael Shanks as Rick Singer
· Penelope Ann Miller as Caroline
CREW INFORMATION:
· Adam Salky as DIR
· Gail Katz as EP
· Stephen Tolkin as WRTR
GENRE(S):
· mow
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Varsity Films