Lifetime's 'My Father's Other Family': Air time, how to live stream, plot and all you need to know about family drama movie

'My Father's Other Family' follows the journey of a woman named Shelby who finds out that her father lived a double-life

                            Lifetime's 'My Father's Other Family': Air time, how to live stream, plot and all you need to know about family drama movie
A still from the movie 'My Father's Other Family' (Lifetime)

Lifetime is known for telling interesting stories to the viewers and has come out with many amazing feature films. The network is coming out with another enthralling story for the fans with the movie, ‘My Father’s Other Family’.

The story revolves around a family who plans to create a family tree with the help of DNA. After a family tree DNA test reveals that her deceased father loved a double life, Shelby (Kimberly-Sue Murray) meets Rose (Hannah Anderson), the half-sister she never knew she had. But everything starts to go downhill when Shelby gets to know about her father’s inheritance and fears that her sister might do anything to get what she wants. 


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The movie seems to have an intriguing storyline and should entertain the network’s ardent fans when it comes out. Here’s everything you need to know about Lifetime’s upcoming movie.

Release date

The movie will premiere exclusively on Lifetime on Sunday, April 18.

Air time and how to live stream

‘My Father’s Other Family’ will air exclusively on April 18 at 8 pm ET. If you couldn't catch ‘My Father’s Other Family’ on Lifetime, Lifetime is also available on Hulu, Sling TV, Philo, Vidgo, AT&T TV and FuboTV. If you are not based in the United States, using a VPN will help you to catch all movies from the network.


The official synopsis reads, “Shelby is devastated after her father’s death. She always shared a close bond with him and feels lonely after his demise. Interested and curious about her family connections, Shelby decides to look up the DNA-based family tree. She is surprised to find out that her father had an alternate life and also had other kids. Suddenly finding out that she might not be alone and have a sibling somewhere who shares her DNA, Shelby is elated and happy. She goes on a mission to find this sibling and meets Rose, her half-sister. But as the initial euphoria dies down, and the question of who gets her Father’s inheritance crops up, things begin to change.”


The movie will see Kimberly-Sue Murray and Hannah Anderson in the lead roles. Sue-Murray is known for her roles in projects such as ‘Being Human’, ‘The Scarehouse’, ‘Crimson Peak’, and ‘The Wedding Planner’. Meanwhile, Hannah Anderson is an accomplished actress who has worked in high-end TV shows and movies like ‘Nikita’, ‘Reign’, ‘Gangland Undercover’, ‘The Purge’, ‘X-Men: Dark Phoenix’ and ‘Jigsaw’.

Kimberly Sue-Murray (Kristina Ruddick/IMDb)

Apart from the aforementioned names, actors like Morgan David Jones, Cory Lee and Deborah Tennant also feature in the film.


The film is being been helmed by Michelle Ouellet, who is known for directing movies like ‘Afterparty’, ‘Remember Me Mommy’ and ‘Cheerleader Abduction’. The movie is being produced by Reel One Entertainment.

Michelle Oullett (Whistler Film Festival/IMDb)


There is no trailer available for the movie yet. We will update this space, once the trailer arrives.

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