Month-Long Free Preview Available in Over Ten Million Homes this June

TORONTO, May 14, 2013– It’s a sizzling hot season on Lifetime® as the network gets summer started with a blazing slate of star-studded movies, provocative new series and returning fan favourites. Giving viewers a chance to sample Lifetime®’s can’t-resist programming, the network will be available on free preview from June 1 to June 30 in over ten million homes across Canada.

Sparking a heat wave of epic proportions is the premiere of Lifetime®’s exclusive movie Ring of Fire starring four time Grammy® Award-nominated singer-songwriter Jewel, the debut of the all-new unscripted comedy Pretty Wicked Moms and the premiere of the hotly anticipated drama Devious Maids, from executive producers Marc Cherry (Desperate Housewives) and Eva Longoria (Desperate Housewives).

Lifetime®’s sensational summer highlights include:


Ring of Fire
May 27

Ring of Fire recounts June’s meteoric rise to fame with The Carter Family, considered the First Family of country music, before breaking out on her own when she would become a legend in her own right. Taking a personal look at June’s first two marriages, life with her daughters and touching relationship with her son, the movie showcases her infamous courtship with Cash and June’s heroic role in saving his life during his battles with substance abuse. Ring of Fire also stars Golden Globe® Award winning actress Frances Conroy (Six Feet Under).


Pretty Wicked Moms
beginning June 4

Breaking all molds of traditional motherhood, Pretty Wicked Moms follows the lives of six spirited moms as they outwit, out-scheme and overwhelm their frenemies in a ritzy suburb of Atlanta. Vying to be the ultimate mom, this southern mommy cliquewill stop at nothing to one-up each other. From extravagant birthday parties to masterminding their baby’s social climb…ahem crawl…to the top, there’s no end to the plotting and scheming in this raging mommy war.

Devious Maids
beginning June 23

From executive producers Marc Cherry and Eva Longoria of Desperate Housewives fame comes the all-new Devious Maids where murder and mayhem collide in the mansions of Beverly Hills’ wealthiest and most powerful families. Class warfare has never been as fun and dirty as it is in the tiny enclave where the staff is as clever, witty, outrageous and downright devilish as their employers. Before the season is over, illicit affairs will be revealed and deep dark secrets exposed as we learn the sordid details behind a shocking murder of a beloved housemaid. Starring are Ana Ortiz (Ugly Betty), Dania Ramirez (Entourage), Roselyn Sanchez (Without a Trace), Edy Ganem (Livin’ Loud), Judy Reyes (Scrubs) and Emmy®-Award winner Susan Lucci (All My Children).


Dance Moms
Two-hour season premiere June 4

It’s never a dull moment at the Abby Lee Dance Company. Abby and the moms return this summer to continue their battle for dance competition supremacy. Who will make it to the top of Abby’s pyramid? And who will find themselves in Abby’s crosshairs? Just remember – everyone’s replaceable!