or


[02/23/10 - 11:42 AM]
Kimberly Williams-Paisley Stars in Lifetime Movie Network's Original Movie Amish Grace
Matt Letscher and Tammy Blanchard also star in the project, airing Sunday, March 28 at 8:00/7:00c.

[via press release from Lifetime Movie Network]

Kimberly Williams-Paisley Stars in Lifetime Movie Network's Original Movie Amish Grace

SET TO PREMIERE MARCH 28, 2010

Based on a True Story of the Amish Community's Faith and Forgiveness Following the Tragic Schoolhouse Shooting in Pennsylvania

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 23 -- Kimberly Williams-Paisley (According to Jim, Father of the Bride Parts I and II) stars as Ida Graber in the Lifetime Movie Network Original Movie Amish Grace. The powerful and moving film is based on a true story about the aftermath that followed the 2006 schoolhouse shooting in the Amish community of Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania. The movie examines a mother's (Williams-Paisley) personal journey in which she copes with the tragic loss of her daughter during the shooting and subsequent questioning of her faith. Matt Letscher (Brothers & Sisters, Entourage) portrays her husband, Gideon Graber, and Tammy Blanchard (Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows) stars as the shooter's wife, Amy Roberts. Amish Grace, based on the book Amish Grace: How Forgiveness Transcended Tragedy, will premiere Sunday, March 28, 2010, at 8pm ET/5pm PT, on Lifetime Movie Network, Lifetime's sister network and the second highest rated women's channel.

ABOUT AMISH GRACE

The peaceful Amish community of Nickel Mines was forever changed when a gunman senselessly took the lives of five girls in a schoolhouse shooting before taking his own life.

What transpires afterwards takes the community by storm when the media descends on the town and criticizes its Amish leaders for their notion of unconditional forgiveness of the shooter and their outreach of support to his widow, Amy Roberts (Blanchard). Devastated by her daughter's death, Ida Graber (Williams-Paisley) finds herself struggling with her community's belief of the transcending power of forgiveness. Deeply conflicted and unable to forgive the gunman and his family, Ida is tempted to leave the only life she's ever known before re-embracing her faith.

ABOUT THE PRODUCTION

Amish Grace is produced by Larry A. Thompson Organization for Lifetime Movie Network. Larry A. Thompson (Little Girl Lost: The Delimar Vera Story, A Date With Darkness: The Trial and Capture of Andrew Luster) executive produces, and Kyle A. Clark and Marta M. Mobley (Citizen Jane, Mrs. Washington Goes to Smith) produce. Gregg Champion (Miracle Run, 14 Hours) directs the teleplay from Sylvie White and Teena Booth (The Wronged Man, Natalee Holloway). The teleplay is based on a true story and the critically-acclaimed book, Amish Grace: How Forgiveness Transcended Tragedy by Donald B. Kraybill, Steven M. Nolt and David L. Weaver-Zercher. Multiple Emmy� Award-winner Van Broughton Ramsey (Lonesome Dove, Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All) is the costume designer and Michael Hancock (Witness, Paper Dolls) is the key makeup artist.

ABOUT LIFETIME MOVIE NETWORK

Lifetime Movie Network is the #2 women's channel, behind only its sister network Lifetime

Television. 2009 was the most watched year in the network's 11 year history in both Total Day and Primetime across Households, Women 18-49, Women 25-54, Adults 18-34, Adults 18-49, Adults 25-54, Total Viewers, Women 18+ and Adults 18+, while last year also was the network's most watched year ever in Primetime among Women 18-34. In addition, 2009 was Lifetime Movie Network's highest rated year ever in Primetime among Households, Total Viewers and Adults 18+.

Original Movies on Lifetime Movie Network this year include Double Wedding, with Tia and Tamera Mowry; Secrets in the Walls, featuring Jeri Ryan; Seven Deadly Sins; and Deadly Honeymoon. The Wronged Man, starring Julia Ormond and from executive producer Gale Anne Hurd, debuted on January 17 and Sins of the Mother, with Jill Scott, premiered on February 21. Recently, Lifetime Movie Network reached more than 75 million U.S. subscribers, making it the industry's fastest growing channel.*

Lifetime Television�, Lifetime Movie Network�, Lifetime Real Women� and Lifetime Digital� (which includes myLifetime.com, LMN.tv, Lifetime Games, Roiworld.com, DressUpChallenge.com, MothersClick.com and LifetimeMoms.com) are part of Lifetime Entertainment Services, LLC, a subsidiary of A&E Television Networks, LLC. A&E Television Networks is a joint venture of the Disney-ABC Television Group, Hearst Corporation and NBC Universal.

*Among channels with at least 66 million households.





  [february 2010]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· ACCORDING TO JIM (ABC)
· AMISH GRACE (LMN)
· BROTHERS & SISTERS (ABC)
· ENTOURAGE (HBO)
· LIFE WITH JUDY GARLAND: ME AND MY SHADOWS (ABC)





[08/17/17 - 12:55 PM]
Buddy and His Team of Skilled Bakers Return to TLC's "Cake Boss," with Early Premieres on the Network's TV Everywhere Platform, TLC GO
Look for five new episodes becoming available on TLC GO this Friday, August 18 and an additional five episodes on Friday, August 25.

[08/17/17 - 12:45 PM]
Freeform Gets Its Wings with First Original Christmas Movie, "Angry Angel," from Sony Pictures Television
From Golden Globe-nominated director and writer Will Gluck, the two-hour special holiday feature stars Jason Biggs, Brenda Song, Ricky Mabe, Andrew Bachelor and Andy Favreau.

[08/17/17 - 12:34 PM]
TBS's "Conan" Heads to Israel for a Special Primetime Episode to Air September 19
O'Brien plans to visit Tel Aviv and Jerusalem among other locales to be announced in the coming weeks.

[08/17/17 - 12:26 PM]
National Geographic Goes Inside ISIS in Powerful New Drama, "The State"
A compelling fictional story based on extensive research, "The State" follows the experiences of four young British men and women who have left their lives behind to join ISIS in Raqqah, Syria.

[08/17/17 - 12:20 PM]
Paramount Network's "Yellowstone" Starring Kevin Costner Begins Production on Location in Utah
The 10-episode series will be shot near Park City through December.

[08/17/17 - 12:10 PM]
truTV Announces Season Two Greenlight for 2017's Fastest Growing New Comedy - "I'm Sorry"
Season two of the half-hour comedy will return to truTV in 2018.

[08/17/17 - 11:06 AM]
MTV to Premiere "Dare to Live" with World Renowned Videographer Rory Kramer
The Chainsmokers, Rae Sremmurd, Shawn Mendes, Martin Garrix, Steve Aoki, Krewella, Khalid and Iggy Azalea are among the featured artists.

[08/17/17 - 10:35 AM]
A&E Network Commissions Original Documentary Series "Cultureshock" Produced by Morgan Spurlock's Warrior Poets and Entertainment Weekly
The eight-hour original documentary series looks at the untold stories behind watershed moments in pop culture that have had a lasting impact on our culture.

[08/17/17 - 10:06 AM]
Season Four of Comedy Central's "Nathan for You" Premieres Thursday, September 28 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
The comedy series returns on Thursday, September 21 with an hour-long special titled "Nathan For You: A Celebration," in which Nathan checks in with former guests of the show.

[08/17/17 - 09:43 AM]
Amateur Home Renovators Compete for the Prize of a Lifetime in the Return of "Game of Homes" on Discovery Family Beginning Monday, September 4 at 10/9c
The eight-episode second season features new homes, new contestants and a brand-new host.

[08/17/17 - 09:23 AM]
TLC Gets Spirited with the Return of "Kindred Spirits" and All-New Series "Evil Things"
Look for both series back-to-back beginning Friday, September 15 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/17/17 - 09:06 AM]
Wallace Shawn to Guest Star on Amy Sherman-Palladino's "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"
Shawn will play Herb Smith, a self-proclaimed comedy writer who "shapes acts, writes jokes, and eats pastrami."

[08/17/17 - 09:00 AM]
Alan Jackson and Chris Stapleton Added to Performance Lineup for the "11th Annual ACM Honors(TM)" Sept. 15 on CBS
The show, dedicated to celebrating the special honorees and off-camera category winners from the "52nd Academy of Country Music Awards," will tape on Wednesday, August 23 at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.

[08/17/17 - 08:19 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Got Talent" Hold Off ABC, "CMA Fest"
The Peacock edges the Alphabet by one-tenth of a ratings point among adults 18-49.

[08/17/17 - 08:06 AM]
Video: "Fire Chasers" - Netflix Original Documentary Series
"Fire Chasers" takes viewers into the heart of California's devastating recent wildfires alongside the brave men and women of Cal Fire and the Los Angeles County Fire Department.