Crime of a Lifetime
Falling Head Over Heels
A farmhand is picking apples on a misty morning in 1896 when he stumbles across the figure of a woman. Or at least part of one. Splayed in the dewy grass of the Kentucky Highlands is the headless body of Pearl Bryan. How she came to be there, miles and miles from her home in Indiana, is anyone’s guess.
A Fire in Their Bones
Peggy Carr knew something was gravely wrong with her, even though doctors told her she was fine. It felt like she was on fire. When her two sons began showing the same symptoms, the only explanation was a rare chemical.
Stand-Offs, Snipers, and the Origins of “Stockholm Syndrome”
In Stockholm, Sweden in 1973, an ill-fated bank robbery turned into a six-day psychological experiment. The robber took 4 hostages–three young women and one young man. But when alliances shifted, those four victims would become the subject of public imagination for decades to come.
I Love a Lifetime Movie: "Swindler Seduction"
Introducing "I Love a Lifetime Movie," one of Lifetime's most hilarious and fun podcasts, featuring comedian co-hosts and Lifetime fanatics Naomi Ekperigin and Megan Gailey. Every week they recap a different Lifetime movie beat-by-beat. Going through every gripping, outrageous plot twist with the help of special guests from the films themselves and the entertainment world at large, the hosts break down just what makes a Lifetime movie so instantly iconic – and seek advice from their new Lifetime pals on how they can nab a starring role for themselves someday. Lifetime movies should be enjoyed in the company of your best friends – and Naomi and Megan have got you covered...There's double the trouble this week as Megan and Naomi tackle the Lifetime original premiere of “Swindler Seduction.” When Louisa meets handsome investor Steve at a bar in Chicago, he seems like the perfect guy. But 48 blissful hours and countless lies later, Steve disappears, and Louisa realizes she's been swindled out of thousands of dollars. When she discovers he and his identical twin have been conning women for years, she must fight fire with fire to bring the crime duo down. Star of the Lifetime movie Colton Haynes joins Naomi and Megan for this exciting episode.
Satan in the Sacristy
On Holy Saturday in 1980, the Toledo Diocese of the Catholic church was struck with scandal. A nun had been murdered in the chapel at Mercy Hospital. And the only suspect that police can identify is a priest.
Ice In Her Veins - Poison in Theirs
Healthcare in the 1890s isn’t great anywhere, but it’s particularly bad in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Patients at the local hospital are dropping like flies and only one woman–one nurse–knows why. And it isn’t because she’s a medical savant.
The Tragedy of Heaven’s Gate
Marshall Herff Applewhite and Bonnie Lu Nettles are two normal, middle-aged Texans… who happen to be huge advocates for alien abduction. They say it’s the only way to reach heaven's gate. Even in 1976, it seems crazy that anyone would believe them – especially since their doctrine forbids sex and relationships–and yet hundreds do. And with the two of them at the helm of this organization, two decades later, many will take the ultimate leap of faith.
The Invisible Stalker
We all know dating can be hard, but few understand that as well as Dave Kroupa. When he met Cari Farver he thought he had met the woman of his dreams, but within weeks their relationship turned into a living nightmare. Cari took her obsession with Dave to all new levels, texting and emailing at all hours of the day with threats against him and the other women in his life. And she wouldn’t stop… not until blood was spilled. Watch “The Disappearance of Cari Farver” premiering on Lifetime Saturday, October 8 at 8 pm ET/PT. Or catch it the next day on demand and on the MyLifetime app.
Cross My Heart and Hope To Die: Part 2
Hope Masters stands accused of murdering her boyfriend, Bill, and she’s terrified — but not of the law. She’s afraid of the nefarious criminal organization that Taylor Wright told her is out to get her and her family. She knows she is safer with Taylor around to protect her. She doesn’t know that Taylor Wright is actually G. Daniel Walker and is himself a career criminal with a diabolical disposition.