'Lizzie Borden Chronicles’ Adds More Episodes #TCA15

Pasadena -- Lifetime will add two additional episodes to its limited series The Lizzie Borden Chronicles and A&E Networks announced start dates for two of its scripted series as part of A+E Networks’ Television Critics Association Winter press tour presentation.

The Lizzie Borden Chronicles, based on the network’s hit move Lizzie Borden Took An Ax, will add two episodes to its six-episode mini-series lineup. The series, staring Christina Ricci as the notorious murder suspect, will debut April 2015, according to network officials.

A&E on March 9 will return its horror/drama series Bates Motel for its third season, as well as debut its new supernatural drama series The Returned, said network officials.

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