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Lifetime Sets Two New Movies Inspired by Ann’s Rules (TV News Roundup)

by Stewart Cole

Lifetime has announced two new TV movies, “A Rose For Her Grave” and “Desperate Hours,” both based on novels by author Ann Rule.

“A Rose For Her Grave” stars Chrisell Stause of “Selling Sunset” fame, Colin Egglesfield and Laura Ramsey, and follows husband-murderer Randy Roth against the woman who finally brings him to justice.

Gina Gerson will serve as director for the first time on “Desperate Hours.” The film stars Samantha Mathis, Harrison Thomas and David Conrad. The screenplay is an adaptation of Rule’s novel “Last Chance”. The film follows a mother who finds herself and her young children held hostage by a man who is forced into their home after committing a murder earlier in the day.

Both films will debut on the network in 2023.

Also on today’s TV news:


WWE has announced two new hires: Dan Ventrelle will become executive vice president of talent and Maurice F. Edelson as executive VP, chief legal officer. Ventrelle, who most recently served as president of the NFL’s Las Vegas Raiders, will now oversee WWE’s talent division and report to chief content officer Paul Levesque. Prior to joining WWE, Edelson boasts 25 years of legal and business experience in the media, arts and entertainment industries. Now, he will report to chairman and co-CEO Stephanie McMahon.


Home shopping network HSN debuts on YouTube TV. On the new platform, HSN brings live video trade programming across product categories. HSN and QVC are the only retailers currently on YouTube TV.


Spectrum News has released its connected TV app for Roku and Apple TV streaming devices. The new app, intended to complement the Spectrum News mobile app, provides Spectrum customers with live streams of all of Spectrum’s local linear television news networks. It also includes on-demand video content and full episodes of Spectrum’s news specials. The app is free to anyone for a 30-day trial, after which it will be available to all Spectrum customers at no extra charge.

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