Escaping Polygamy

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  • 2014
  • 4 Seasons
  • 7.2  (596)

In this reality series, young women work to escape from the polygamist lifestyle they were born into, and they also try to help other women get free from fringe communities that encourage men to have multiple wives. The series airs on the Lifetime cable network.

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Top Ten Escapes
14. Top Ten Escapes
April 22, 2019
Sisters Andrea, Jessica and Shanell relive past escapes, unveil never-before-seen moments and catch up with the people who have escaped polygamy and are now living a life away from the polygamous group they so bravely left behind.
Sister From The Same Mister
13. Sister From The Same Mister
April 15, 2019
Rosie, a young FLDS woman, reaches out to her older sister and former member, Yolanda, for help leaving the group behind. The decision is painful as once Rosie leaves, ties with her beloved mother will be severed due to the religion's teachings that anyone who escapes is considered an enemy of the church. With Jessica and Yolanda's help, Rosie tries to secretly escape, but the situation begins to fall apart when the team realizes Rosie's mother may have caught onto the plan.
Mommy Dearest
12. Mommy Dearest
April 8, 2019
Andrea and Jessica receive word from Ethel, a young woman desperate to break free from the FLDS polygamous group. As a child, Ethel's mother was ripped away from her by the church and she's had a void in her life ever since.
My Cousin, My Lover
11. My Cousin, My Lover
April 1, 2019
Jessica recruits Rachel Jeffs, daughter of notorious leader Warren Jeffs, to help FLDS member, Carole, escape a "house of repentance." After being caught in what the religion considers a highly forbidden relationship, Carole was sent to live far away from her family and friends to be closely guarded by some of the religion's most elite and faithful women. Carole's escape from polygamy grows increasingly tense.
A Daughter's Revolt
10. A Daughter's Revolt
August 20, 2018
MaryAnn, a rule-breaking FLDS woman, reaches out to Jessica and Amanda about leaving the polygamous group. However, when MaryAnn's family receives word of her plan to escape, the girls must take action sooner than expected.
Confronting The Faith
9. Confronting The Faith
August 13, 2018
Andrea and Shanell get a tip that Lizzy, a young mother, is in an abusive situation and needs help. The girls track Lizzy down, but Lizzy won't leave without her daughter, who was taken and hidden from her by members of the church. Ultimately, the girls are faced with the harsh reality of what brainwashing can do to a family when the escape takes a dramatic and emotionally charged turn.
A Father's Secret
8. A Father's Secret
August 6, 2018
A former Order member reaches out fearing that the life of her elderly father, Fred, is in danger. As Fred's health rapidly declines, Jessica and Kollene must figure out how to convince this devoted Order man to accept help from outsiders. Other members in the cult go to extreme lengths to halt their plan. Later, an update is provided on where Fred is today.
Forbidden Love
7. Forbidden Love
July 30, 2018
An escapee from the FLDS polygamist cult asks Jessica and Amanda for help in getting her boyfriend out; the trip into unknown FLDS territory does not go as planned.
A Risky Reunion
6. A Risky Reunion
July 23, 2018
Amanda's younger brother wants to leave the group as he refuses to live a polygamist lifestyle. Amanda enlists her sister Rachel to help their brother and avoid suspicion, but their mother figures out the plan and confronts him with an emotional plea to stay.
Sons of the Prophet
5. Sons of the Prophet
July 16, 2018
Raymond Jeffs, son of the infamous FLDS prophet, Warren Jeffs, pleads for the girls' help with getting his only brother, Isaac, out of the group. The team quickly discovers Isaac is closely monitored by a group of men who are taught to fight outsiders at all costs, and tempers flare when the plan to break him out is exposed. Later, Mattie, a young woman who recently escaped the FLDS, reunites with the mother she left behind in the group.
Rebel With A Cause
4. Rebel With A Cause
July 9, 2018
Shanell and Kollene get word that a young FLDS woman, Mattie, needs their help. Caught for breaking the cult's harsh rules, Mattie is living in isolation and wants to escape the religion to avoid an impending move further into seclusion. However, with neighbors monitoring her every move and the threat of her strict father dropping by at any time, a quick and clean escape may be impossible.
The Prophet's Daughter
3. The Prophet's Daughter
July 2, 2018
Rachel Jeffs, daughter of Warren Jeffs of FLDS, reaches out to Jessica and Amanda for their help in rescuing her sister from a remote, hidden compound. Meanwhile, Ava, a former Kingston clan member, fights to legally sever ties with her polygamous parents who want to marry her off to an older cousin.
Escaping Wedlock
2. Escaping Wedlock
June 25, 2018
A young girl is desperate to escape the Kingston clan to avoid an unwanted marriage to her older cousin. But her status as a minor presents legal hurdles that work against her mission to break free.
Exposing The Cult
1. Exposing The Cult
June 18, 2018
Jessica and Andrea get a call from their sister, Jennifer, who is being forced to marry someone she doesn't love; everyone must act quickly to get Jennifer out of town before The Order figures out yet another Kingston daughter is leaving. A last minute stop at The Order bank leads to a dramatic confrontation with its members over their corrupt financial system.

In this reality series, young women work to escape from the polygamist lifestyle they were born into, and they also try to help other women get free from fringe communities that encourage men to have multiple wives. The series airs on the Lifetime cable network. Escaping Polygamy is a series that is currently running and has 4 seasons (40 episodes). The series first aired on December 30, 2014.

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Escaping Polygamy is available for streaming on the LMN website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Escaping Polygamy on demand at Amazon Prime, Philo, Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, Lifetime, Microsoft Movies & TV, Sling, Google Play, Apple TV and Pluto TV.

  • Premiere Date
    December 30, 2014
  • IMDB Rating
    7.2  (596)