Viewers to Program Lifetime Movie Network Through Special Pick-A-Flick Fridays Online Voting
Audience to Vote for Favorite Movies Beginning Monday, October 5, 2009
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 5 -- Lifetime Movie Network, the number two-rated women's channel after its sister network Lifetime Television, will let its audience decide which film the Network will air on Fridays at 8:00 and 10:00 PM ET through its Lifetime Movie Network's Pick-A-Flick Fridays. Effective immediately, Lifetime Movie Network's viewers will be able to vote online for their favorite films at myLifetime.com/flick and choose which movie they would prefer to watch that following Friday at 8:00 and 10:00 PM ET (beginning October 9). Viewers can vote as many times as they wish during the week, selecting their top choice from five film titles as part of Lifetime Movie Network's Pick-A-Flick Fridays.
The five choices for the first Lifetime Movie Network's Pick-A-Flick Fridays include Maid of Honor, which centers on a woman's jealousy over the engagement of her secret love; The Last Trimester, deals with the murder of a newborn; Cries in the Dark, about a female cop whose sister is murdered; A Teacher's Crime, a suspense thriller involving a teacher who befriends one of her students and is ultimately blackmailed by his ex-con father; and Double Cross, a murder mystery about wives in unhappy marriages.
In the following weeks, Lifetime Movie Network Pick-A-Flick Fridays choices will be specially-themed. The Network will feature romantic love stories on October 16, bad relationships on October 23 and Halloween themed movies on October 30.
ABOUT LIFETIME MOVIE NETWORK
Lifetime Movie Network is the #2 women's channel in Total Day, behind only Lifetime Television. The first six months of 2009 were the Network's most watched first half of any year in both Total Day and Primetime among Households, Women 18-49, Women 25-54, Adults 18-34, Adults 18-49, Adults 25-54, People 2+ and Women 18+, as well as in Primetime among Women 18-34. In 2009, Lifetime Movie Network's slate of 16 original movies includes Natalee Holloway, which premiered on April 19 and broke all Lifetime Movie Network records, becoming the number one original movie in the Network's eleven year history. Other films scheduled to debut on the Network include The Wronged Man, starring Julia Ormond and from producer Gale Anne Hurd; and two films adapted from best-selling books by author Ann Rule - Ann Rule's Too Late to Say Goodbye, featuring Rob Lowe, and the miniseries event Ann Rule's Everything She Ever Wanted, with Gina Gershon and Victor Garber. Additional movies include One Hot Summer and Christmas Hope, based on the third novel of Donna VanLiere's best-selling Christmas trilogy. This year, Lifetime Movie Network reached more than 70 million U.S. subscribers, making it the industry's fastest growing channel.(*)
Lifetime Television�, Lifetime Movie Network�, Lifetime Real Women� and Lifetime Digital(TM) (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 51 million households.