How to Watch ‘Circle of Deception’ Lifetime Movie Online

'Circle of Deception'

Lifetime 'Circle of Deception'

The latest ripped-from-the-headlines movie coming to TV is Circle of Deception, premiering Saturday, March 6 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Lifetime, followed immediately by a documentary about the real-life case.

If you don’t have cable, here are some different ways you can watch Circle of Deception online for free:

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Philo TV

You can watch a live stream of Lifetime and 60-plus other TV channels on Philo TV, which comes with a seven-day free trial:

Philo Free Trial

Once signed up for Philo, you can watch Circle of Deception live on the Philo app, which is available on your Roku, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV or Firestick, Apple TV, Chromecast (compatible on Android mobile), iPhone, Android phone, iPad or Android tablet. You can also watch on your computer on the Philo website.

If you can’t watch live, Philo allows you to DVR programs and watch them up to 30 days later. And even if you forget to DVR something, Philo also comes with a 72-hour rewind feature, which lets you to watch most shows on-demand if they have aired in the last three days.


FuboTV

You can watch a live stream of Lifetime and 100-plus other TV channels on FuboTV, which comes with a seven-day free trial:

FuboTV Free Trial

Once signed up for FuboTV, you can watch Circle of Deception live on the FuboTV app, which is available on your Roku, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV or Firestick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, Samsung Smart TV, Android TV, iPhone, Android phone, iPad or Android tablet. You can also watch on your computer via the FuboTV website.

If you can’t watch live, FuboTV comes with cloud DVR space, as well as a 72-hour look-back feature, which allows you to watch most shows on-demand within three days (and sometimes longer) of their conclusion, even if you don’t record them.


AT&T TV

You can watch a live stream of Lifetime and 65-plus other TV channels via AT&T TV. Lifetime is included in every channel bundle, but the “Choice” and above packages come included with HBO Max and NBA League Pass at no cost, and you can try out any package for free with a 14-day trial:

AT&T TV Free Trial

Once signed up for AT&T TV, you can watch Circle of Deception live on the AT&T TV app, which is available on your Roku, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV or Firestick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Samsung Smart TV, iPhone, Android phone, iPad, or Android tablet. Or you can watch on your computer via the AT&T TV website.

If you can’t watch live, AT&T TV also comes with 20 hours of Cloud DVR storage (with the ability to upgrade to 500 hours).


Vidgo

You can watch a live stream of Lifetime and 65+ other TV channels on Vidgo, which you can try with a free seven-day trial:

Vidgo Free Trial

Once signed up for Vidgo, you can watch Circle of Deception live on the Vidgo app, which is available on your Roku, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV, or Firestick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Android TV, iPhone, Android phone, iPad, or Android tablet. Or you can watch on your computer via the Vidgo website.


Hulu With Live TV

You can watch a live stream of Lifetime and 65+ other TV channels via Hulu With Live TV, which you can try out for free with a seven-day trial:

Hulu With Live TV Free Trial

Once signed up for Hulu With Live TV, you can watch Circle of Deception live on the Hulu app, which is available on your Roku, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV, or Firestick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Samsung Smart TV, LG Smart TV, Android TV, iPhone, Android phone, iPad, or Android tablet. Or you can watch on your computer via the Hulu website.

If you can’t watch live, Hulu with Live TV comes with both its extensive on-demand library (which includes most shows after they air) and 50 hours of Cloud DVR storage (with the ability to upgrade to “Enhanced Cloud DVR,” which gives you 200 hours of DVR space and the ability to fast forward through commercials).


Sling TV

You can watch a live stream of Lifetime and 40-plus other TV channels via Sling TV’s “Sling Blue” or “Sling Orange” bundle. This option doesn’t come with a free trial, but you can get the first month for $10:

Get Sling TV

Once signed up for Sling TV, you can watch Circle of Deception live on the Sling TV app, which is available on your Roku, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV, or Firestick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, Samsung Smart TV, LG Smart TV, Android TV, airTV Mini, Oculus, Portal, iPhone, Android phone, iPad, or Android tablet. Or you can watch on your computer via the Sling TV website.

If you can’t watch live, Sling TV comes included with 10 hours of cloud DVR.


‘Circle of Deception’ Preview

Circle of Deception marks Lifetime star Ashley Williams’ directorial debut. As part of Williams’ first time directing a movie, she shadowed Lifetime director Michael Nankin for his film Chris Watts: Confessions of a Killer, in which Williams also starred. Williams now steps behind the camera to tell the story of a small town turned upside down by a man’s murder. The press release teases:

A small island community is turned upside down when one of the town’s citizen’s Russel Douglas (Paul McGillion) is found dead the day after Christmas. Brenna Douglas (Jill Morrison) was Russel’s estranged and soon-to-be ex-wife, who often complained to her former beauty queen best friend Peggy Sue Thomas (Diane Neal) that Russel was physically and emotionally abusive. Through an investigation that twists and winds its way through neighbors, a wife, and best friends, Russel’s murderer is finally revealed. The film also stars Tahmoh Penikett and Tamara Tunie and is produced by Lighthouse Pictures.

The film is part of a five-film series based on books by best-selling true-crime author Ann Rule. Circle of Deception is based on her 2013 book Practice to Deceive, which was the second-to-last book she published before her death in 2015. Kirkus Reviews said of the book that “the reigning true-crime queen dips into the darker side of love and mayhem in her latest microscopic take on homicide.”

Immediately following the premiere of Circle of Deception, Lifetime will premiere the Beyond the Headlines: Beauty Queens Gone Bad documentary that “delves deeper into more shocking stories of criminal deception.”

Circle of Deception premieres Saturday, March 6 at 8 p.m. ET/PT, followed immediately by Beyond the Headlines: Beauty Queens Gone Bad at 10 pm. ET/PT on Lifetime.


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