Lifetime’s new drama series The Lottery will premiere on Sunday July 20th at 10/9c, the network announced today.
The Lottery is set in a dystopian future when women have stopped having children. The series reveals a world staring down the barrel of impending extinction. Remarkably, 100 embryos are successfully fertilized and a national lottery is held to decide the surrogates. As conflict, control and mystery over this global crisis unfolds, the government’s interests and power begin to dominate, igniting a highly controversial debate over our fundamental and personal freedom to raise a family.
The drama series is produced by Grady Girl Productions & Warner Horizon Television and stars Marley Shelton (Eleventh Hour), Michael Graziadei (American Horror Story), David Alpay (The Vampire Diaries), Athena Karkanis (Low Winter Sun), Yul Vasquez (Magic City), Shelley Conn (Terra Nova) and Martin Donovan (Homeland). The Lottery was created by Timothy J. Sexton, who also serves as an executive producer alongside Rick Eid and Dawn Olmstead.