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[11/19/19 - 11:35 AM]
Lifetime Announces 2020 Winter "Ripped from the Headlines" All-Star Line Up
"Stolen by My Mother: The Kamiyah Mobley Story" and "Chris Watts: Confessions of a Killer" are among the featured projects.

[08/21/19 - 09:35 AM]
Lifetime Greenlights "The Chris Watts Story" (WT) Starring Sean Kleier, Ashley Williams, and Brooke Smith Based on True Events
When Chris Watts tearfully pleaded to television cameras for the safe return of his missing pregnant wife Shanann and their two young daughters, dark secrets loomed just beneath the surface.







CHRIS WATTS: CONFESSIONS OF A KILLER (LIFETIME)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/25/20
STATUS:
telefilm/mini-series in the can
DESCRIPTION:
(from Lifetime's press release, November 2019) When Chris Watts (Sean Kleier) tearfully pleaded to television cameras for the safe return of his missing pregnant wife Shanann (Ashley Williams) and their two young daughters, dark secrets loomed just beneath the surface. As the story spread, hearts went out to the distraught father and husband, who appeared to lead a charmed life. But days later, after failing a lie detector test, Chris confessed to brutally murdering his family and slowly revealed the horrific details of their deaths. Friends and family were left reeling, looking for answers as his double life and secret affair came to light. Brooke Smith portrays CBI agent Tammy Lee, who helped to bring Chris Watts to justice. Chris Watts: Confessions of a Killer is produced by Sony Pictures Television. Judith Verno/Peace Out Productions (Escaping the NXIVM Cult: A Mother's Fight to Save Her Daughter) serves as executive producer. Michael Nankin (Van Helsing) directs from a script written by Barbara Marshall (The Bad Seed). As part of Lifetime's Stop Violence Against Women campaign, a PSA will run following the movie's, driving viewers to resources on domestic abuse, crisis help lines and other valuable information.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Ashley Williams as Shanann
· Brooke Smith as Tammy Lee
· Sean Kleier as Chris
CREW INFORMATION:
· Barbara Marshall as WRTR
· Judith Verno as EP
· Michael Nankin as DIR
GENRE(S):
· mow
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Peace Out Productions
· Sony Pictures Television