Lifetime’s Slay Bells Continues With ‘Bound By Blackmail’

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December is Slay Bells month on Lifetime’s sister station LMN. LMN’s latest movie in this thriller series is Bound By Blackmail.

Starring in Lifetime’s Bound By Blackmail is Diora Baird (Cobra Kai, Psycho Sister-In-Law), Taylor Blackwell (Young, Stalked, And Pregnant, My Daughter’s Psycho Friend), Eric Brenner (American Gigolo, A Bride’s Nightmare), Chad Bushman (My Escort Best Friend, Most Wanted Santa), Monroe Cline (Don’t Worry Darling, Teardrop), Jade Harlow (FBI: International, Cowboy Bebop), Steve Richard Harris (One Life To Live, Bold And The Beautiful), Austin Highsmith Garces (A Country Romance, S.W.A.T.), Zaakirah Hisle (Velvet Sky, You People), Jordan Hubbard (Catfish Killer, Home Economics), Alessia Marciano (My Missing Sister, Impression), Coby Ryan McLaughlin (Dynasty, General Hospital), Tom Parker (CSI: Vegas, This Is Us), Devante Winfrey (Dying to Win, Unfinished), and Ashlynn Yennie (The Recipe, Heart Of The Matter).

Corey Shurge (Lughead, Disasters At Sea) wrote the script, with Danny Buday (The Ex Next Door, Crazy, Rich And Deadly) directing.


What Is Lifetime’s Bound By Blackmail About?

According to the Lifetime synopsis, “Introduced to a self-improvement program called Initiative by an old friend, a woman finds that Initiative is littered with terrifying secrets that keep its all-female members trapped with no escape. She must investigate Initiative and bring it down before they can fatally stop her.”

When Can You Watch LMN’s Bound By Blackmail?

The premiere of Lifetime’s Bound By Blackmail is on Friday, December 16, at 8 p.m., Eastern, on LMN.

Used with Lifetime's permission
Used with Lifetime’s permission

Lifetime’s Slay Bells Continues With Desperate Widows

Start your evening of Lifetime Slay Bells thrillers with Desperate Widows. This airs on Friday, December 16, at 6 p.m., Eastern, on LMN.

Desperate Widows stars Justine Eyre, Olivia Stuck, Allison McAtee, Jake B. Miller, and Kate Bond star.

According to the Lifetime synopsis, “a recent widow takes what’s left of her family to a commune-for-Moms in hopes of a fresh start but once there, uncovers black market human trafficking by the Mommune’s corrupt owner and must fight to keep herself and her daughter from becoming the next victims.”

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Used with Lifetime’s permission

End Your Evening With Lifetime’s Death Saved My Life

On Friday, December 16, at 10 p.m., Eastern, on LMN is Death Saved My Life. This Slay Bells thriller stars Meagan Good, Chiké Okonkwo, and La’Myia Good.

According to the Lifetime synopsis, Jade (Good) seems to have it all. She has a fantastic husband who is well-known in the community. She is successful in her marketing career. Most importantly, they have a young daughter that is the light of their lives.

However, her husband Ed (Okonkwo) is not ideal. He is controlling. Moreover, he is both physically and psychologically abusive.

Finally, Jade decides she must leave. Ed threatens her. He tells her that he won’t let anyone else have her. When Jade finds out that he has hired a hitman to kill her, she is afraid.

Therefore, she knows that the only way to get out of this is to let Ed believe the hitman did the bloody deed.

Will Jade succeed?


Georgia Makitalo

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