This weekend’s “taken from the headlines” movie is The Hillsdale adoption scam, a story so wild you know it must be true. Keshia Knight Pulliam plays Bethany, a mother desperate to bring another child into her home through adoption. But those plans are thrown on their head when the birth mother changes her mind and Bethany is subjected to even riskier adoption methods.
When a mysterious pregnant woman named Georgia (Danika Frederick) literally shows up on her porch looking for help with her unborn baby, Bethany sees the opportunity of a lifetime. Everything seems to be going great as Bethany and Georgia pursue this outlandish adoption plan…but something just doesn’t feel right. Then Bethany makes a very clever mistake: she looks wisely into Georgia’s past and immediately regrets what she finds.
If you are looking for information on how to watch Lifetime’s Hillsdale adoption scam, we’ve got all those details covered. Here’s everything you need to know about watching and/or streaming The Hillsdale adoption scam for lifetime.
What time does The Hillsdale adoption scam Premiere for life?
The Hillsdale adoption scam Premieres on Lifetime on Saturday, March 18 at 8pm ET. If you’d rather watch the film online while it airs, you can stream the film through Lifetime’s website if you have a cable login.
If you don’t have a cable login, you can always watch Lifetime’s content as it airs on the following live TV streaming services: frndly, Hulu, Sling TV and Philo.
When is Lifetime repeated The Hillsdale adoption scam?
After the film premieres on Saturday, March 18 at 8 p.m. ET, The Hillsdale adoption scam will re-air on Lifetime at the following times:
- Sunday, March 19 at 12pm ET
- Saturday, March 25 at 6pm ET
How to stream The Hillsdale adoption scam
If you missed the movie when it premiered and don’t want to wait for Lifetime to come back Ityou can still stream The Hillsdale adoption scam online whenever you want to watch the premiere. You can stream The Hillsdale adoption scam for free on Lifetime’s website (with ads). You can also stream it on-demand via frndly, Hulu, Sling TV, and Philo.
who is in the Hillsdale adoption scam pour?
Keshia Knight Pulliam (House of Payne, The Cosby Show) plays Bethany; Michael Strickland (Spencer sisters) plays Terence; Daniela Friedrich (Ego shooter) plays Georgia; Lauren Cochrane (We wish you a blessed Christmas) plays Carmen; And David Tomlinson (Dark side of the ring) plays the puck.
Is The Hillsdale adoption scam Based on a true story?
While The Hillsdale Adoption Scam is inspired by true events (it was ripped from the headlines, after all), the specific story of Bethany and Terrence and the con artist Georgia isn’t based on a single instance of adoption scams. In case you didn’t already know, adoption scams or adoption scams are a very real thing – so real it even has its own Wikipedia page.
If you want to read some stories about future parents involved in real life adoption scams you can check out the stories of Adam and Kyle Belz-Thomas, Breanne and Greg Paquin, Simone Swenson, the Garbee family, Alison and Paul Roberts. Tara Lynn Lee – Wow, seriously, adoption fraud seems to be far more common than you’d think.
According to Elle, about 94% of America’s 18,300 voluntary adoptions each year take place in the private sector, where there’s no sure way of tracking where the money is going or monitoring the private agencies. In addition, there are about 55 different families all hoping to adopt a child for every child put up for adoption each year, making the odds increasingly difficult. So if you’re looking to adopt, be careful who you’re going through and you may consider adopting any of the 100,000+ children who are willing to be adopted through foster care.
The Hillsdale adoption scam Premieres on Lifetime on Saturday, March 18 at 8pm ET