or


[09/02/20 - 09:31 AM]
Lifetime Adds Star-Studded Cast Naomi Judd, Gil Bellows, Crystal Fox & Deborah Cox to "Ruby" as Part of the V.C. Andrews Movie Series Event Based on the Best-Selling Landry Series
The movie series follows Ruby Landry, who after being raised by her loving grandmother in the Louisiana bayou, is ensnared in a world of dark family secrets and betrayal, upon discovering that she has another family living in New Orleans.

[via press release from Lifetime]

LIFETIME ADDS STAR-STUDDED CAST NAOMI JUDD, GIL BELLOWS, CRYSTAL FOX & DEBORAH COX TO RUBY AS PART OF THE V.C. ANDREWS MOVIE SERIES EVENT BASED ON THE BEST-SELLING LANDRY SERIES JOINING PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED CAST RAECHELLE BANNO, KARINA BANNO AND LAURALEE BELL

V.C. ANDREWS TAKES OVER LABOR DAY WEEKEND ON LIFETIME WITH MARATHONS OF THE FLOWERS IN THE ATTIC AND HEAVEN MOVIE SERIES, MY SWEET AUDRINA AND SNEAK PEEK TRAILER OF RUBY

LOS ANGELES, CA (September 2, 2020) - Lifetime, the exclusive home of V.C. Andrews movies, adds big names to their next movie series event centered on the Landry Family with Naomi Judd (The Killing Game), Crystal Fox (Tyler Perry's A Fall From Grace), Gil Bellows (Patriot) and Deborah Cox (Influence) in the first installment of the series, Ruby. They join the previously announced cast twins Raechelle Banno (Pandora) and Karina Banno (The Letdown) and Lauralee Bell (The Young and the Restless). The movie series follows Ruby Landry, who after being raised by her loving grandmother in the Louisiana bayou, is ensnared in a world of dark family secrets and betrayal, upon discovering that she has another family living in New Orleans.

This Labor Day weekend, Lifetime will air a special V.C. Andrews Marathon starting on Saturday, September 5th at 12pm PT/ET and Sunday, September 6th at 10am PT/ET - full schedule below. Saturday titles will include My Sweet Audrina starring India Eisley and William Mosely, followed by the Heaven series - Heaven, Dark Angel, Fallen Heart, Gates of Paradise and Web of Dreams - starring Annalise Basso, Jason Priestley and Daphne Zuniga. Sunday will include and encore presentation of select Heaven titles, followed by the Flowers in the Attic series - Flowers in the Attic, Petals on the Wind, If There Be Thorns and Seeds of Yesterday - starring Heather Graham, and Ellen Burstyn. Viewers will also be treated to a sneak peek of the Ruby trailer.

The V.C Andrews Landry Family book series - Ruby, Pearl in the Mist, All That Glitters and Hidden Jewel is the second highest-selling series from the author, and becomes Lifetime's latest adaptation of the prolific writer's work and will debut 2021. Lifetime's VC Andrews Landry Family movie series comes on the heels of last summer's premiere of V.C. Andrews' Casteel Family movie series, which ranked as cable's #2 new drama series among W25-54* for 2019.

Ruby centers on Ruby Landry (Raechelle Banno), born in the Louisiana bayou and watched over by her loving Grandmère Catherine (Judd). Ruby is filled with hope as love blooms with her high school sweetheart Paul Tate, but lingering thoughts of her mysterious father and her mother's death often creep into Ruby's mind. As dark family secrets begin to reveal themselves when Paul's parents forbid him from seeing Ruby, Ruby is further devastated when her beloved Grandmère passes away. Forced to flee to New Orleans from the bayou, Ruby searches for her estranged father (Bellows), one of the richest men in the city, as she clings to her memories of Paul and their forbidden love.

The Ruby casts also includes Sam Duke, Ty Wood, Serge Houde, Liza Huget, Mason Temple, Ducan Ollerenshaw, Paula Giroday, Marc-Anthony Messiah, Veena Sood, Bob Frazer, Eric Vincent and Caroline Yonge.

Additional casting announcements for Pearl in the Mist, All That Glitters and Hidden Jewel to follow.

V.C. Andrews' Landry Family Series produced by Champlain Media and distributed by Reel One Entertainment. Executive producers are Tom Berry, Dan Angel, Jane Startz, Breanne Hartley, Jane Charles, and Ric Nish and Matthew Chipera serve as producers. Screenwriters include Richard Blaney, Gregory Small, Scarlett Lacey, Andy Cochran and Brian C. Rost who co-wrote the outline for Hidden Jewel. Gail Harvey directs Ruby, Alexandra La Roche and David Bercovici-Artieda direct Pearl in the Mist and Michael Robison directs All that Glitters and Hidden Jewel.

Last year marked the 40th anniversary of the publication of Flowers in the Attic by V.C. Andrews which started the entire V.C. Andrews legacy. The Landry series was ghostwritten by Andrew Neiderman, who recently signed a new four-book deal with Gallery Books. Brokered by Alec Shane of Writers House, this extends the publications of V.C. Andrews books through 2022. The first of the four new books will be OUT OF THE RAIN, the story of a five-year-old girl deserted at a rural railroad station by her recently widowed father.

VC Andrews' Labor Day Marathon Schedule

Saturday, September 5th 12pm PT/ET - My Sweet Audrina 2pm PT/ET - V.C. Andrews' Heaven 4pm PT/ET - V.C. Andrews' Dark Angel 6pm PT/ET - V.C. Andrews' Fallen Hearts 8pm PT/ET - V.C. Andrews' Gates of Paradise 10pm PT/ET - V.C. Andrews' Web of Dreams

Sunday, September 6th 10am PT/ET - V.C. Andrews' Fallen Hearts 12pm PT/ET - V.C. Andrews' Gates of Paradise 2pm PT/ET - V.C. Andrews' Web of Dreams 4pm PT/ET - Flowers in the Attic 6pm PT/ET - Petals on the Wind 8pm PT/ET - If There Be Thorns 10pm PT/ET - Seeds of Yesterday

*For the 2019 TV Season, Lifetime's VC Andrews Casteel Family film series would rank as cables #2 new drama among W25-54. Source: Nielsen, Live+SD, W25-54 (000s), 10/1/18-9/29/19, VC Andrews film series average vs. new drama season averages on cable

###

ABOUT LIFETIME

Celebrating 35 years of entertaining audiences, Lifetime is a premier entertainment destination for women dedicated to offering the highest quality original programming spanning award-winning movies and breakout non-fiction series and documentaries. Lifetime has an impressive legacy in public affairs, bringing attention to social issues that women care about with initiatives such as the long-running Stop Breast Cancer for Life, Stop Violence Against Women, and Broader Focus, a major global initiative dedicated to supporting and hiring female directors, writers and producers, including women of color, to make its content. Lifetime Television(R), LMN(R), Lifetime Real Women(R) and Lifetime Digital(TM) are part of Lifetime Entertainment Services, LLC, a subsidiary of A+E Networks. A+E Networks is a joint venture of the Disney-ABC Television Group and Hearst Corporation.





  [september 2020]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· V.C. ANDREWS' CASTEEL FAMILY MOVIE SERIES (LIFETIME)
· V.C. ANDREWS' LANDRY FAMILY MOVIE SERIES (LIFETIME)





[12/08/21 - 12:45 PM]
What Goes in Must Come Out! New Discovery Series "This Came Out of Me" Takes Audiences Deep Inside Extreme and Unusual Medical Emergencies
The series is a behind-the-scenes look inside the world of emergency medicine, where draining a cyst in an unusual location or removing a workplace tool pierced through the hand is just another day at the office.

[12/08/21 - 11:59 AM]
"South Park: Post COVID: The Return of COVID" Is Coming to Paramount+ Thursday, Dec. 16
The first exclusive event, "South Park: Post COVID," debuted on the service on Thanksgiving Day and is now available to stream on Paramount+.

[12/08/21 - 11:27 AM]
70th Miss World Pageant Final to Air Live on Thursday, December 16 at 7pm ET / 4pm PT
The live final on Reelz includes special guests YouTuber and social media personality Logan Paul, singer and actor Fernando Allende and singer Elan Allende with musical performances by Don Omar, Gente de Zona, Victor Manuel, Pedro Capo, Angel Velez and the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra.

[12/08/21 - 10:31 AM]
Video: "Twentysomethings: Austin" - Official Trailer - Netflix
In this coming-of-age reality series set in Austin, Texas, 20-somethings navigate love and friendship and start a new adventure: life.

[12/08/21 - 10:02 AM]
Apple TV+ Renews Global Hit Series "Invasion" for Season Two
The news arrives ahead of the epic finale episode of season one, which will premiere globally this Friday, December 10, on Apple TV+.

[12/08/21 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "The Woman in the House Across the Street from the Girl in the Window" - Teaser - Netflix
Kristen Bell, Michael Ealy, Tom Riley, Mary Holland, Cameron Britton, Samsara Yett, Christina Anthony and Benjamin Levy Aguilar star in the series.

[12/08/21 - 09:00 AM]
Emmy Award-Winning Series "Undercover Boss" Returns for Its 11th Season, Friday, Jan. 7, 2022 on CBS!
The first four companies are College HUNKS Hauling Junk & Moving (Jan. 7), Fremont Street Experience (Jan. 14), The Vitamin Shoppe (Jan. 21) and Rita's Italian Ice & Frozen Custard (Jan. 28).

[12/08/21 - 08:23 AM]
Bravo's Favorite Summer Crew Is Back When "Summer House" Returns on Monday, January 17 at 9PM ET/PT
Returning this summer are Lindsay Hubbard, Paige DeSorbo, Kyle Cooke, Amanda Batula, Carl Radke, Danielle Olivera, Ciara Miller and Luke Gulbranson.

[12/08/21 - 08:03 AM]
AMC+ Sets January 20 Premiere Date for the Highly Anticipated New Series "La Fortuna" Starring Stanley Tucci and Clarke Peters
The international production from AMC and Movistar+ is the first television series from acclaimed film director and Academy Award-winner Alejandro Amenábar.

[12/08/21 - 08:01 AM]
TLC Launches Two Brand New Series with David & Annie and Loren & Alexei As They Open the Doors to Their Growing Families in "After the 90 Days"
Each couple is expanding into another dimension and showing us the raw, real and exposed reality of growing a family, beginning Monday, January 10 at 9PM and 9:30PM ET/PT respectively.

[12/08/21 - 08:00 AM]
BET's Tyler Perry Programming Universe Expands with the Addition of the New "Tyler Perry's Sistas" Spin-Off "Tyler Perry's Zatima"
The 10-episode one-hour series follows popular characters Zac, played by Devale Ellis and Fatima, played Crystal Renee Hayslett, as they navigate the ups and downs of their relationship.

[12/08/21 - 07:13 AM]
ALLBLK's "A La Carte" Dramedy Adds Kandi Burruss, Robinne Lee, Kelly Price and Dorien Wilson As Supporting Cast
Created by Breanna Hogan, the series follows Mahogany Rose (Pauline Dyer), an overachiever in her 20's who's had high moral standards her entire life...until now.

[12/08/21 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "Dragons: The Nine Realms" - Trailer
Coming to Peacock on December 23: After 1300 years, the world has changed and a new legend begins. The future of dragons is here in the all-new animated series.

[12/08/21 - 07:00 AM]
discovery+ and OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announce New Original Unscripted Series, "Like Mother, Like Daughter?"
The eight episode series will debut two, one-hour episodes on Saturday, January 8 and new episodes weekly on discovery+.

[12/08/21 - 07:00 AM]
Video: "Hotel Transylvania: Transformania" - Official Trailer - January 14
The fourth installment of the franchise, "Hotel Transylvania: Transformania" dives into the relationship between Dracula and his goofy, human son-in-law Johnny.