Escaping Polygamy is back and ready to help more women find new freedom.
The new season follows three sistersAndrea, Jessica, and Shanellwho fled from polygamy in their youth. Theyre joined by Rachel Jeffs, the daughter of Warren Jeffs, who is a notorious prophet of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (FLDS). This cult is known for practicing polygamy, and the show’s leading ladies band together to help young women escape.
Leaving the FLDS community means rebuilding a new life and normally being exiled from all family and friends. The choice is not readily available since FLDS women are often controlled by strict, repressive rules. It can be emotionally draining and dangerous, and no one knows the consequences better than the four women leading season 5. Their experience allows them to act as strong advocates for the newcomers hoping to follow their lead.
Here’s everything you need to know to watch Escaping Polygamy for free.
What time does Escaping Polygamy air?
Season 5 of Escaping Polygamy premiered on Monday, April 1 at 10pm ET. New episodes Mondays at 10pm ET.
What channel is Escaping Polygamy on?
Escaping Polygamy now airs on Lifetime. It formerly ran on A&E.
How to watch Escaping Polygamy for free
Escaping Polygamy is available on several of the major TV streaming services, so how do you choose the one thats best for you? We recommend comparing the price, the channels that are included, and which devices are compatible.
If you just want to watch Escaping Polygamy for free, youre in luck because every service includes a complimentary one-week trial.
- Cost: $25-$40 per month (after a 7-day free trial)
- Devices: Amazon Fire TV, Android Fire Stick, Apple TV, Android TV, , Xbox One, Google Chromecast, Oculus Go, and iOS and Android devices
- Local channels: NBC, Fox (check your local availability here)
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- Cost: $40 per month (after a 7-day free trial)
- : Roku, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Amazon Fire Stick and Fire TV, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Nintendo Switch, and iOS and Android devices
- Local channels: ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, the CW (check your local availability here)
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- Cost: $44.99 for your first month and $54.99 per month thereafter (after a 7-day free trial)
- : Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Android TV, iOS and Android devices
- Local channels: ABC, Fox, NBC, CBS, the CW (in some markets) (check local availability here)
FuboTV is one of the better options for households with sports fanatics. It is also one of the most generous streaming services, with 85 channels included its most basic package. In addition to Lifetime, you gain access to a slew of great networks, including , two , , , and more. The CW may be available in your market, so be sure to check before subscribing. There are also packages that cater to fans of basketball, international soccer, cycling, fishing, and more. (Heres the complete .)
- Cost: $16 per month (after a 7-day free trial)
- : Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire Stick, Fire TV, iOS and Android devices
Philo is the most budget-friendly streaming service at $16 monthly. Though it only offers 40 channels, you get plenty of bang for your buck in cable entertainment. It has Lifetime for your Escaping Polygamy fix, plus tons of other binge-worthy channels, including DIY Network, Food Network, Travel Channel, and more. You get a sizable amount of other entertainment options, like , MTV, and , just to name a few. It is notably lacking in sports or news channels though. (Heres a complete guide to .)
Other ways to watch Escaping Polygamy online
1) Amazon Video
- Cost: $2.99/episode, $4.99+/season
- Devices: Amazon Fire Stick, Fire TV, Fire tablets, and Fire phone; Roku, Google TV, TiVo, Nvidia Shield, PlayStation 3 and 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Wii
You can watch past episodes of Escaping Polygamy with a Firestick or on your TV, tablet, phone, or computer with Amazon Video. It costs $2.99 per episode, or you can buy an entire season starting at $4.99+.
You can watch seasons 1-4 of Escaping Polygamy on the Lifetime website if you have a login provider, such as Sling TV. Youll need to register at MyLifetime.com, then simply choose which of the networks shows you want to watch.