NEW YORK (September 28, 2011) – (Virtual Press Office) - Heading into MIPCOM, A+E Networks™ has brokered several licensing agreements for its growing Lifetime movie catalogue, which includes five new original features that will be introduced at MIPCOM.
“We are very pleased to be the definitive source for original Lifetime movies,” said Sean Cohan, Senior Vice President, International for A+E Networks. “As the highest rated women’s network in the U.S., Lifetime is renowned for the quality of its programming. We have had a huge response to date to the movies and I’m confident that their compelling stories and universal themes will lead to further ongoing interest in our growing slate at MIPCOM.”
The Pastor’s Wife
Starring Rose McGowan (Charmed), Michael Shanks (Red Riding Hood), and Eric Keenleyside (The Interpreter, Hellcats), The Pastor’s Wife is based on the real-life story of Matthew Winkler, a beloved minister who was murdered in his Selmer, Tennessee home in 2006, while his wife and young daughters went missing. Authorities zeroed in on Matthew’s wife, Mary, as the prime suspect. During the trial, the dark secrets of this seemingly perfect family were revealed. Produced by Cypress Point Productions for Lifetime Television.
• The Pastor’s Wife has been licensed to TF1 (France).