Lifetime will air a two-hour special, “The Women of The Bible” by Roma Downey and Mark Burnett, on Sunday, December 7, at 7 p.m. Narrated by Downey, the show, which retells Bible stories, features interviews with high-profile women in the faith community.
This show will lead into the world premiere of a Lifetime miniseries, “The Red Tent” which premieres that night and continues on December 8. Based on the best-selling novel by Anita Diamant, “The Red Tent” tells the story of Dinah, the daughter of Leah and Jacob, who was mentioned only in small glimpses in the Old Testament.
Airing over two nights, the all-star cast includes Academy Award, Golden Globe, and Emmy Award- nominee Minnie Driver, Emmy nominee Morena Baccarin, Golden Globe nominee Rebecca Ferguson, Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner Iain Glen, Will Tudor, and Academy Award, Golden Globe, and Emmy nominee Debra Winger.
Millions of copies of “The Red Tent” have sold worldwide, and it has been translated in 28 languages. The novel is a New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, USA Today, and Entertainment Weekly Top Ten bestseller.