Lifetime's The 19th Wife Sept. 13 poised to be a ratings smasher, previews

So many of you are fascinated by polygamy - either dramatized like HBO's "Big Love" or actual news items, that Lifetime is anticipating a huge success for their turgid sister wife drama "The 19th Wife" which premieres TONIGHT Monday September 13 at 9/8c.! 

M&C wanted to remind you that tonight is the premiere of The 19th Wife starring Chyler Leigh, Matt Czuchry and Patricia Wettig. :


This sweeping epic is a compelling, thought-provoking film based on the acclaimed New York Times bestselling novel by David Ebershoff.  “The 19th Wife” takes us inside the secret world of polygamy.

Set in present day Mesadale, Utah, Becky Lynn, the “19th Wife” of Sawyer Scott, is accused of coldly murdering her husband. 

As the chilling murder mystery unfolds, the story flashes back to 1875, as Ann Eliza, the wife of Brigham Young, is expelled and branded an outcast for her rebelliousness. 

As she fights to bring down her husband and his church, Ann Eliza finds reason to fear for her life.  As the present-day mystery reaches its shocking and dramatic conclusion, Anna Eliza’s struggles in 1875 end on a harrowing note…This controversial and tension packed film pulls back the veil of secrecy and the mystery of the inner workings of this American cult. 

Watch a preview for the Lifetime original movie "The 19th Wife," starring Patricia Wettig and Chyler Leigh. Premieres Monday, September 13 at 9 PM et/pt on Lifetime.


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