Foxtel is expanding its movie offering with the launch of LMN (Lifetime Movie Netwok) from global media company A+E Networks; exclusive to Foxtel subscribers in Australia from September 1st.
LMN is an entertainment destination for women, featuring inspired made for television movie programming. LMN films tell both fictional and real-life stories steeped in drama and shining a light on women facing unbelievable challenges. The new high-definition channel will be added at no extra cost to customers of the Foxtel Movies bundle and broadcast 24 hours a day. It will be programmed and managed by Foxtel in Australia and new movies will be added to the on demand library over the coming months.
Titles available at launch include Cocaine Godmother: The Griselda Blanco Story starring Catherine Zeta-Jones (pictured) and A Day Late and a Dollar Short starring Whoopi Goldberg.
Brian Walsh, Executive Director of Television at Foxtel, said: “For more than 20 years, Lifetime Movie Network has captured TV audiences in the US by delivering quality made for television movies featuring some of Hollywood’s biggest stars. The movies are a perfect guilty pleasure with captivating stories and outstanding performances. We are delighted to partner with LMN to bring our customers Lifetime’s iconic movie heritage to Australia.”
Tanya Lopez, Executive Vice President, Movies, Limited Series & Original Movie Acquisitions for Lifetime and LMN, added: “We are thrilled to be working with the strength of Foxtel to bring A+E Networks’ Lifetime original movies to a whole new audience throughout Australia. With a legacy of powerful women on both sides of the camera including the best of Hollywood’s A-list talent, our globally successful Lifetime TV movies offer the widest breadth of subjects and storylines that resonate with today’s audiences seeking to indulge.”