This August, escape from the warmth and the stress with a slate of suspense, crime, and justice programming on Lifetime.

The community’s Ripped from the Headlines lineup kicks off August with a pair of unique motion pictures impressed by best-selling true crime writer Ann Rule. “Sleeping with Danger” premieres on August 1 and stars Elisabeth R?hm and Antonio Cupo.

On August 2, audiences get extra of Ms. Rule’s work with “A Murder to Remember,” which marks the directorial debut of Robin Givens and stars Carolyn McCormick, Maddie Nichols, and TC Matherne. Leslie Hendrix, of “Law & Order,” additionally stars in each movies.

In “Sleeping with Danger,” flight attendant Grace Tanner is swept off her ft by Paul Carter, a person who shortly turns violent. Grace is ready to escape extra assaults and bravely works with the police to carry him to justice. “A Murder to Remember” tells of a pair, Javier and Robin Rivera, celebrating their anniversary on a tenting journey. However Javier finally ends up useless and Robin locations her belief in one other camper, the mysterious Sam, who could or could not have her finest pursuits at coronary heart.

The premiere of “A Murder to Remember” is adopted by a documentary within the collection, “Elizabeth Smart: Finding Justice,” hosted by kidnapping survivor and advocate Elizabeth Sensible. This documentary particular goes behind-the-headlines to current the real-life case that impressed the film.

The Ripped from the Headlines lineup additionally celebrates Lifetime’s thirtieth anniversary with a particular version of the 2013 unique film, “Jodi Arias: Dirty Little Secret,” on Saturday, August 8, adopted by a particular program, “Jodi Arias: Cellmate Secrets,” that reveals the tales of two girls who grew to become Arias’s loyal disciples whereas confined together with her.

Ripped from the Headlines wraps up on August 9 and 10 with the debut of the investigative documentary, “Surviving Jeffrey Epstein.” The 2-night occasion coincides with the anniversary of the loss of life of Epstein, a disgraced billionaire financier and alleged sexual predator. The occasion options tales from eight girls who survived Epstein and consists of insights from others who knew him.

As a part of the community’s ongoing Cease Violence Towards Girls initiative, Lifetime has partnered with Rise to run a particular PSA [public service announcement] through the airings of the documentary to encourage different survivors to make use of their voices to Rise Up and assist set up the Survivors’ Invoice of Rights of their states. The documentary additionally will embody a public service announcement from RAINN (Rape, Abuse, & Incest Nationwide Community), the most important U.S. nonprofit anti-sexual assault group . The documentary is directed by award-winning filmmakers Anne Sundberg and Ricki Stern.

Go to for details about the August programming and different summer time applications and occasions.