Prison Wives

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  • TV-PG
  • 2010
  • 1 Season
  • 5.1  (47)

Prison Wives is a gripping true-crime television show that premiered on Investigation Discovery in 2010. The show delves into the lives of women whose husbands or partners are serving time in prison. Each episode takes a closer look at the challenges these women face daily as they try to manage their households, pay bills, raise children, and maintain relationships with their incarcerated partners.

One of the main stars of the show is Ann Dewig. Ann is a mother of three whose husband, Jim, is serving a life sentence for murder. Despite the difficult circumstances, Ann remains steadfastly devoted to her husband, visiting him regularly and doing everything she can to support him from the outside. The show follows Ann as she tries to navigate the complex emotions that come with being the wife of a convicted criminal.

Brad Larson is another prominent figure on the show. Brad's wife, Amy, is also serving a life sentence for murder. Brad, who was previously a police officer, finds himself in an unusual position as he tries to balance his professional background with his intense love for his wife. The show explores how Brad tries to maintain a sense of normalcy for himself and his daughter while also dealing with the stigma attached to having a spouse in prison.

David Peters, the third main character on the show, is married to Tami, who is serving time for drug-related crimes. David is a former criminal himself and has a unique perspective on the justice system as a whole. His wife's incarceration inspires him to get involved in prison reform, and the show follows David as he tries to make a positive impact on the lives of those who are behind bars.

Throughout the series, viewers get a firsthand look at what life is like for these women as they battle their own personal struggles while also dealing with the ramifications of their partners' crimes. From being judged by others in their communities to dealing with the fallout from their spouses' actions, these women must face obstacles that most people will never have to confront.

Despite the heavy subject matter of the show, Prison Wives also offers moments of hope and inspiration. Viewers get to see how these women cope with the challenges they face and find ways to stay positive even in the midst of adversity. Through their resilience and determination, the women on the show demonstrate that there is always a way forward, even in the darkest of moments.

Prison Wives was a groundbreaking show that shed light on the often-hidden world of those affected by crime and incarceration. It explores the complex emotions, struggles, and triumphs of the women who are left behind when their partners are sent to prison. With powerful stories and unforgettable characters, Prison Wives is a must-see for anyone interested in true crime or human resilience.

Prison Wives is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (13 episodes). The series first aired on February 14, 2010.

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Cheryl  Engelke
13. Cheryl Engelke
April 24, 2010
Cheryl has been married to Randy for 10 years, but has only lived with him for 2, due to forgery and possession to feed his crack addiction.
Tanya Windham
12. Tanya Windham
April 14, 2010
Tanya "TJ" Windham is patiently awaiting the release of her husband, 39-year-old John Windham, who has been in prison for 20 years.
Debra Wilmont
11. Debra Wilmont
April 24, 2010
Debra does a lot of charity work, but her health is failing her. She needs a possible liver transplant so she can become well and see the release of her husband from prison in 6 years.
Juli Cummings
10. Juli Cummings
March 31, 2010
Juli Cummings is a resident of Seattle, a glass artist, and a free spirit. She's also engaged to Richard Sipe, a man serving 71 years in an Oklahoma prison for manufacturing methamphetamine.
Grace Dark Horse
9. Grace Dark Horse
March 24, 2010
Grace Dark Horse is proud to be married to Dave, who is serving a life sentence for 1st degree murder.
Gail Sullivan
8. Gail Sullivan
March 17, 2010
Gail Sullivan is the wife of Joseph "Mad Dog" Sullivan, a hitman for the Mafia. For 33 years, Gail and Joe have been committed despite Joe's three life sentences in a maximum-security prison.
Tim McDonald
7. Tim McDonald
March 10, 2010
Tim McDonald married his wife, Deion, in a maximum security prison where she is currently serving life without the possibility of parole for felony murder. Tim is still completely devoted to his wife and two children even after six years.
Georgia Benson
6. Georgia Benson
March 3, 2010
Georgia Benson and Don have been married 5 years and Don is about to become a free man after serving an 18 year prison sentence. But Georgia is concerned about living in the same house together.
Pam Booker
5. Pam Booker
February 24, 2010
Pam Booker is a trained social worker and is married to a man serving two life sentences without parole for first-degree murder. Pam is battling to get him out of prison and is preparing for a conjugal visit.
Jane Bailey
4. Jane Bailey
February 17, 2010
19-year-old Josh Bailey was convicted of first-degree murder which he states he didn't commit. Five years into his life sentence, he met Jane and they married. Now they want to become parents.
LaToya Marion
3. LaToya Marion
February 14, 2010
Latoya Marion is married to Cornelius Marion, who is serving a life sentence for grand theft auto and armed robbery. Latoya feels that Cornelius did not commit these crimes and wants him exonerated.
Elli Panitz
2. Elli Panitz
February 14, 2010
Elli Panitz fights to get her husband Ralf, who is a German National, an International Prisoner transfer while trying to maintain a job.
Annika Powell
1. Annika Powell
February 14, 2010
Every time Anthony is transferred, Annika Powell packs up her kids and follows her husband to keep them connected to their stepfather. Anthony is accused of murdering his ex mother-in-law and is serving a life sentence without parole.
Where to Watch Prison Wives
Prison Wives is available for streaming on the Investigation Discovery website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Prison Wives on demand at Discovery+, Amazon Prime, Amazon and Investigation Discovery.
  • Premiere Date
    February 14, 2010
  • IMDB Rating
    5.1  (47)