The Lifetime channel (DStv channel 131) has a number of original movies and a new
two-part mini-series lined up for viewers in December.
Adrian Brody stars in this two-part mini-series about Harry Houdini, a famous
illusionist and escape artist. Houdini tells the story of the immigrant
from Eastern Europe as he finds fame, engages in espionage, battles spiritualists, and
encounters the greatest names of the era.
Houdini airs on 11 and 18 December at 20h00.
A dying pastor asks his daughter to leave her life as a stripper and take over as head
of his Church. She accepts but must face critics and the sister and son she deserted
many years before. The film stars Sallie Richardson-Whitfield, Keith David, Ernie
Hudson, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Nicole Ari Parker, Rockmond Dunbar, and Michael B.
Broadcast date TBC.
Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever
Based on the internet meme sensation which garnered over four million Facebook
friends, Lifetime original movie Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever
follows the infamous character and his sour outlook on the holidays.
Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever airs on 24 December at 21h35.
Liz and Dick
Lindsey Lohan and Grant Bowler play Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton in one of
the greatest love stories in Hollywood history. From the time they met on the set of
Cleopatra, Taylor and Burton played out their roller-coaster relationship
in front of the world and left their respective spouses, married and divorced, only to
remarry and divorce once again.
Liz and Dick airs on 7 December at 20h00.