MAKE YOUR JANUARY MUST-WATCH LIST WITH LIFETIME'S MOVIES AND SERIES
Premieres Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 8pm ET/PT
Friends are family that you choose to have for a lifetime. Grammy(R) and Tony(R) Award winner Idina Menzel (Frozen) and NAACP Image Award winner Nia Long (The Best Man Holiday) star as lifelong best friends in Beaches. In this contemporary remake, Beaches follows the serendipitous meeting of two young girls on the Venice Boardwalk, who, though worlds apart in lifestyle, embark on unexpected and lifelong friendship. CC (Menzel) is an aspiring singer trying to make it in Los Angeles until she is discovered by a director who gives her her first big shot. Hillary (Long) is the daughter of a prominent civil rights lawyer who struggles to find her own destiny. Their friendship - even with its ups and downs - sustains them for decades. Beaches is directed by Emmy(R) Award nominee, Allison Anders. It features new takes on the classic songs "Wind Beneath My Wings" and "The Glory of Love" and includes several other songs recorded specifically for the movie.
Love by the 10th Date
Premieres Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 8pm ET/PT
Love by the 10th Date follows Gabby (Meagan Good), Nell (Kellee Stewart), Billie (Keri Hilson) and Margot (Kelly Rowland) who balance their dating adventures alongside their career ambitions at an upscale digital magazine in Los Angeles, under the watchful eye of their editor, Maureen (Cat Deeley). Inspired by the site's relationship advice column to find the one, Gabby and Nell embark on their own journeys towards the elusive 10th date, the dating world's Holy Grail when it comes to commitment. Meanwhile, Billie finds herself at a major crossroads in her marriage and Margot unsuccessfully tries to fight her growing attraction to a famously controversial reggae musician she is assigned to interview. As the ladies navigate the ups and downs of modern dating, romance, exes and friendships, they learn what they really want out of life and love. Brandon T. Jackson stars as Dante, a creative director at the site and Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman is Freddy, Nell's bisexual boyfriend.
Mommy, I Didn't Do It
Premieres Sunday, January 1, 2017 at 8pm ET/PT
Mommy I Didn't Do It is the sequel to the 2013 hit movie, The Wrong Woman. After finishing law school, Ellen Plainview (Danica McKellar, The Wonder Years) is looking forward to spending some much needed time with her seventeen-year-old daughter, Julie (Paige Searcy, Days of Our Lives). But when Julie is charged with the murder of her teacher she was rumored to be having an affair with, Ellen stops at nothing to clear her daughter's name, even when the evidence that seems to point to Julie's guilt. Mommy, I Didn't Do It also stars Jaleel White (Family Matters), George Wendt (Cheers), Jamie-Lynn Sigler (The Sopranos), Jonathan Bennett (Mean Girls) and Veronica Cartwright (Alien).
A Surrogate's Nightmare
Premieres Monday, January 2, 2017 at 8pm ET/PT
Angela (Poppy Montgomery, Without a Trace) returns to her hometown to reconnect with her estranged sister, Shelley (Emily Tennant, Juno) after the death of their mother. Angela does everything she can do to be the best sister, including agreeing to be the surrogate for Shelley and her husband, David (Steven Krueger, The Originals). But Angela's life is in danger as someone doesn't want the baby to be born. All of the secrets Angela worked so hard to cover up, is coming back to haunt her with deadly consequences.
Under the Bed
Premieres Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 8pm ET/PT
Inspired by true events, Under the Bed follows a young woman (Hannah New, Black Sails) who is trying to get over a recent romantic breakup. But when an obsessed stalker befriends her on social media and takes up residence in her home by hiding out under her bed, he begins to wreak havoc. The film also stars Beverly D'Angelo and Pat Heal.
The Perfect Stalker
Premieres Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 8pm ET/PT
After murdering her husband, Grace (Danielle Savre, In the Land of Women) moves to Philadelphia and finds herself in love and obsessed with her neighbor Robert (Jefferson Brown, RED). In order to make him fall for her, Grace invents an imaginary stalker in order to trick him into helping her. The film also stars Krista Morin.
Vivica's Black Magic
Season 1 Premieres Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 10pm ET/PT
Vivica A. Fox, an accomplished actress, producer and entrepreneur, is putting her name, her money and her reputation on the line to give women a night they will never forget. With a little help from her girl squad, Eurika and Kiana, Vivica auditions hundreds of hot men, narrowing it down to a group of elite eight with six-packs and moves worthy of a coveted spot in her show. The guys must put aside their egos and personal life dramas, and give it all they have to make the magic happen. Will Vivica be able to pull it off and get Black Magic to her ultimate goal - a spot on the famous Las Vegas Strip?
Little Women: Atlanta
Season 3 Premieres Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 9pm ET/PT
Little Women: Atlanta returns this winter with Ms. Juicy, Minnie, Monie, Amanda and Andrea, along with new little lady Tanya. The women will continue to chase their dreams and embark on new ventures in their professional and personal lives, all while facing the challenges of living in an average-size world. Along the way, viewers will meet new friends including Atlanta newcomer, Samantha. As the girls struggle to navigate their relationships, new bonds are formed and old ties are broken. And even though some relationships may be damaged beyond repair, a shocking admission forces all of the girls to confront a new reality. There's no telling whether or not these Little Women will be stronger together when the dust finally settles.
Season 4 Premieres Wednesday, January 13, 2017 at 9pm ET/PT
After a meltdown led to her disqualification from the Summer Slam Battle Round, Miss D decides she needs to get back to basics and focus on what really matters: growing her girls into amazing dancers. The Bring it Live! Tour took the girls around the country and exposed them to new rivals and new opportunities. The Dolls will still have a battle every week but with some of her key girls getting closer to graduation, Miss D is pushing them to think bigger. She's enlisted the help of new Ballet Instructor, Tori to prep them for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! The Broadway Dance Company has agreed to give one of her girls a scholarship for a summer dance internship. On top of prepping for Battle Royale, she and Tori have 10 weeks to prepare the girls for this life altering audition.
The Rap Game
Season 3 Premieres Wednesday, January 13, 2017 at 10pm ET/PT
The rules of The Rap Game have been broken! From executive producers Golden Globe winner and Grammy nominee Queen Latifah and Grammy winner Jermaine Dupri, Tally, season two fan favorite, returns for redemption to battle it out against four new young rappers. This season, social activist Bernice King, the daughter of Coretta and Martin Luther King Jr., makes a special appearance. Rappers Da Brat, Bow Wow, Rick Ross, Fabolous, Jon Jon, I Heart Memphis, Jeezy, and Jadakiss, singer Kelly Rowland, and producers Brian Michael Cox, Zaytoven, and Mike Kalombo, join Dupri to help guide the artists to victory with a recording contract with Dupri's label, So So Def Recordings.
The Rap Game fueled Lifetime to rank as the #1 cable network in its Friday time period among W18-49 and W25-54. With a median age of 33, the show continues to be Lifetime's youngest series for 2016.