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How to watch Lifetime Movies online for free

Just in time for your next movie marathon.


Patrick Caldwell


Posted on Apr 15, 2019   Updated on Jan 27, 2021, 9:51 am CST

Sure, Lifetime Movies may be a spin-off, but let’s be real here: The student has long since become the master. The original movies are the best thing about Lifetime. There’s a reason why Lifetime’s movies have inspired an enduring, only slightly ironic cult: They’re frequently low-budget masterpieces of hilarious excess. They’re a glimpse into an alternate universe where murder, infidelity, and identity-stealing are only slightly less common than, say, losing your keys. And on Lifetime Movies, you can enjoy an all-you-can-eat-buffet of these guilty pleasures—movies with titles like From Straight As to XXX and You May Kill the Bride. Sure, there’s other programming, from The Closer to Wife Swap to Escaping Polygamy, but the movies are where it’s at.

Whether you’re a devotee to the cult of Lifetime original movies or simply a convert-in-waiting, a live TV streaming subscription will let you enjoy the network without a cable subscription.

Here’s everything you need to know to watch a Lifetime Movie Network live stream.

What is Lifetime Movie Network?

Lifetime Movie Network launched in 1998, and originally only aired Lifetime movies with limited commercial interruption. Now, it airs programming aside from movies, much of it from A&E Networks sister channels. Since its launch, it’s been known as either Lifetime Movie Network or simply LMN.

  • Launched: June 1998
  • Slogan: “For the love of Lifetime movies.”
  • Genre: Movies/Reality
  • Parent Company: A&E Networks

Lifetime Movie Network Live Stream: How to stream LMN

Lifetime Movie Network is available on a few of the major live TV streaming services. When trying to decide which one is best for you, you’ll want to weigh the cost, the other channels you’ll receive, and the compatible devices for streaming. 

Lifetime Movie Network on Philo

Philo is a budget-minded streaming service, and depending on what channels you want, it might be right for you. The 59 Philo channels lean decidedly toward entertainment; the Philo channel list includes AMC, Discovery, IFC, Lifetime, and the Paramount Network, all for $20 a month. so if you want to stream Lifetime Movie Network you’re in luck: You can find it on Philo. Philo also comes with free cloud DVR, but shows recorded are deleted after 30 days, so binge responsibly.


Lifetime Movie Network on Hulu with Live TV

Hulu Live TV is a great way to stream live TV, as it comes with access to Hulu’s massive library of on-demand content. You’ll be able to choose from movies, shows, and Hulu’s original programming, and keep up with what’s new each month. Hulu plans even include a bundle option where you can access Disney+ and ESPN+ along with Hulu.

Hulu Live TV sets you up with local channels and has a broad spectrum of entertainment and sports channels to review, including the full suite of ESPN channels, Cartoon Network, FX, HGTV, and even deep cuts like National Geographic and Syfy. and of course, Lifetime Movie Network.

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Lifetime Movie Network on Sling TV

If you’re looking for a streamlined, cost-effective streaming package, check out Sling TV. It offers two basic cable packages, Sling Orange and Sling Blue, each of which costs $30 per month. There’s also the third option of getting Sling Orange + Blue for just $45 per month. You’ll get more Sling TV channels by choosing Sling Blue, with its 40 channels including sports favorites like FS1 and NBCSN and cable mainstays like Food Network and Discovery Channel. But Sling Orange brings must-haves Disney Channel and ESPN as part of its package. To gain access to Lifetime Movie Network, you’ll either need Sling Blue, Sling Orange or Sling Orange + Blue as well as the Lifestyle Extras channel suite. Sling also has a number of add-ons, including robust international packages organized by languages all over the globe.

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Orange + Blue$50

Lifetime Movie Network on FuboTV

FuboTV started as a streaming service geared toward sports fans, but it’s evolved into a broadly-appealing option with entertainment and news options alongside its robust sports choices. Depending on the package, you can access as many as 180+ FuboTV channels. If you’re looking to be entertained, Bravo, IFC, MTV, and VH1 are options even at Fubo’s most basic tier. The Fubo channel list still includes plenty of sports, including the Fubo Sports Network, which has original programming mixing sports and humor. The FuboTV cost starts at $54.99 a month, and with Disney Media favorites like ABC, ESPN, and the Disney Channel now on board, some who were on the fence about Fubo are giving it another look.

To watch Lifetime Movie Network, you’ll want to dock in at the FuboTV Standard level.

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Lifetime Movie Network on Vidgo

Vidgo offers a package for under $40 a month that pulls together more than 60 English-language channels into its National English Package. Vidgo channels include ABC, Fox, the ESPN family of channels (including ESPN Deportes), and it’s one of the few streaming services that carries BeIN Sports. But it’s like Fubo in that, even though it started out for streaming sports, it carries a lot more now. You might be surprised to know that Vidgo’s an option to stream Lifetime Movie Network—and then you chat about it online via Vidgo’s Social TV platform.

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English Premium Package$66.33/ 3 months
English Plus Package$53/ 3 months
Spanish Mas Package$25/ 3 months

Lifetime Movie Network on AT&T TV Now

If you’re already looking to AT&T for your wireless needs, you might consider AT&T TV Now to cover streaming for you. AT&T TV Now channels start with Plus and Max, which even include HBO. Then, AT&T plans expand from there, approaching cable selection and pricing with AT&T TV Now’s biggest packages. AT&T streaming also comes with Cloud DVR, letting you record up to 20 hours of TV per month. If you’re looking for Lifetime Movie Network, get in at the AT&T TV Now Extra tier to stream it.

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*First Published: Apr 15, 2019, 5:30 am CDT