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A real-life prison break is the focus of Lifetime’s latest “ripped from the headlines” movie, Bad Romance: The Vicky White Story, premiering on Saturday (Oct. 21).
The movie shares the story of Vicky White, a 56-year-old Alabama former corrections officer who fell for a then-38-year-old inmate, helped him escape from prison and led police on a nearly two-week chase that ended in her death.
Wendy McLendon-Covey stars as White in the Lifetime movie. Rossif Sutherland plays Casey White, the prisoner she falls for after he gets transferred to the prison where she works to serve out a 75-year sentence (the two were not related despite sharing the same last name).
Vicky and Casey went on the run on April 29, 2022, and were captured 11 days later.
Read on for ways to watch and stream the movie from anywhere.
How to Watch Bad Romance: The Vicky White Story on Lifetime
Lifetime’s Bad Romance premieres at 8 p.m. ET/PT. If you have access to cable channels, be sure to check your local listing for channel information. The movie will stream on Lifetime.com on Sunday.
To watch without cable, subscribe to a streaming platform that offers live channels such as Philo, DirecTV or Frndly. You can also watch Lifetime on Fubo, Hulu + Live TV and Sling.
Philo is free for the first week and $25/month after the trial period. You can stream 70+ live channels including Lifetime, LMN (Lifetime Movie Network), BET, MTV, OWN, WEtv, HGTV, AMC, A&E, Nickelodeon and VH1.
DirecTV’s streaming packages start at $65/month (free trial included) for 75+ channels and free access to Max, Starz and more when you subscribe to certain plans. (Use ExpressVPN to stream internationally.)
Frndly starts at $6.99/month after a free trial for seven days. The streaming platform offers 40+ live and on-demand channels including A&E, Lifetime and LMN, all three Hallmark Channels, History, fyi, Ion, UpTV, Vice, QVC, The Weather Channel and more. Frndly also offers unlimited DVR, 72-hour playback and you can stream from multiple screens.
Watch the trailer for Bad Romance: The Vicky White Story below.