The eerie new prequel Flowers in the Attic: The Origin premieres on Lifetime on Saturday, July 9, at 8:00 p.m. ET. It is based on the gothic Dollanganger books by V.C. Andrews, including the cult-classic best-seller, Flowers in the Attic. The show specifically focuses on one of the later books, Garden of Shadows. This limited series chronicles two generations earlier and what made the Dollanganers’ grandmother the cold, cruel woman in Flowers in the Attic. Here, we find Olivia Winfield (Jemima Rooper), a young woman, plain but kind, who finds herself mistress of Foxworth Hall after a whirlwind romance and marriage to Malcolm Foxworth (Max Irons). However, life in this family is less a fairy tale and more a nightmare than she could have ever realized.
Now part of one of the wealthiest families in the country, Olivia finds herself witness to the dark desires and secrets in rooms of Foxworth Hall, discovering her husband and his father eerily obsessed with youth and beauty, particularly within the girls in their own family. Is there any way for Olivia to save her children, or herself, from the dark web of the Foxworths? The four-episode mini-series spans several decades and co-stars Kelsey Grammer as the patriarch Garland Foxworth, as well as Harry Hamlin, Kate Mulgrew, Paul Wesley, T’Shan Williams, Hannah Dodd, and Alana Boden.
This article will show you how to watch this season of Flowers in the Attic: The Origin, even if you don’t have cable.
- When Does Flowers in the Attic: The Origin Premiere: Flowers in the Attic: The Origin premieres on Saturday, July 9, at 8:00 p.m.
- When Do Episodes of Flowers in the Attic: The Origin Air: Flowers in the Attic: The Origin airs on Saturdays at 9:00 p.m. ET, for four weeks.
- Network: Flowers in the Attic: The Origin airs on Lifetime.
- Best Way to Watch New Episodes of Flowers in the Attic: The Origin: Philo carries Lifetime and is the cheapest way to watch Flowers in the Attic: The Origin (1-week free trial).
- Where to Watch Flowers in the Attic: The Origin
- Watch Flowers in the Attic: The Origin for Free
Where to Watch Flowers in the Attic: The Origin
You can watch Flowers in the Attic: The Origin on any streaming services that carry Lifetime, such as Philo, Sling TV, Hulu Live TV, and DIRECTV STREAM. With them, you can watch Lifetime, just as if you had cable. Information on those services and how to sign up for each is listed below.
Flowers in the Attic: The Origin on Frndly TV
Frndly TV is the most affordable way to watch Lifetime live and other channels like Game Show Network, Hallmark Channel, A&E, and The Weather Channel. A subscription to Frndly TV starts at $6.99 per month. However, we find their $8.99 per month “Classic Plan” is the best value as it includes the following:
- Over 20 of Channels Live TV & On-Demand
- HD Video Quality
- Watch on 2 Screens at a Time
- Unlimited DVR recordings. You can keep recordings for 3 Months.
- Supported on Apple TV, Roku, Roku TVs, Amazon Fire TV or Fire TV Stick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Android and iOS mobile devices, and most major web browsers
Watch Flowers in the Attic: The Origin on Philo
The next most affordable way to watch History is Philo, which gives you access to Flowers in the Attic: The Origin and many other Lifetime shows for $25/month. See our complete list of channels on Philo. You can check out a free trial to Philo and see if the service will meet your needs. Philo also includes a cloud DVR for you to record shows to watch later.
You can also sign in to the History app with your Philo credentials to watch episodes. Be sure to check out our review of Philo for more information on the service.
Watch Flowers in the Attic: The Origin on Sling TV
Sling TV provides a live stream of Lifetime, so you can watch Flowers in the Attic: The Origin just as if you had cable. The channel is available on both of Sling’s core packages (Blue or Orange), each costing $40 per month. In addition, Sling includes a cloud DVR so that you can record shows for later.
Sling TV is available on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, and more, so it’s not a problem to enjoy History on a TV, tablet, computer, or other smart devices. There are more channels available on Sling TV than what I’ve mentioned here. To find out more about what Sling TV offers and more information about Sling TV device compatibility, check out this detailed review of Sling TV.
The review includes information on a Sling TV free trial and ways to get discounted (and free) streaming devices, so be sure to check it out.
Watch Flowers in the Attic: The Origin on Hulu Live TV
Hulu + Live TV carries Lifetime, so you can watch Flowers in the Attic: The Origin each week as it airs. Hulu Live TV will provide On-Demand access to past episodes as well. Hulu Live TV costs $69.99 per month. Hulu Live TV includes the following features:
- Discovery and 60+ other channels including local network channels.
- Price includes a subscription to ESPN+ and Disney+
- Unlimited cloud DVR storage. (Recordings save for 9 months)
- Watch on 2 screens at once. (Upgrades available)
- Comes with 6 customizable profiles
- Includes entire Hulu streaming library
- Supports iOS, Android, Fire TV, Apple TV, Roku, Chromecast, and more.
Watch Flowers in the Attic: The Origin on DIRECTV STREAM
DIRECTV STREAM is another way to watch Flowers in the Attic: The Origin on Lifetime. Channel packages with History start at $69.99 per month. A subscription to DIRECTV STREAM includes the following:
- watch 20 streams simultaneously per subscription
- a cloud-based DVR
- channels like History and more
- supported on Apple TV, Android TV, Roku, Amazon FireTV, and more
Watch Flowers in the Attic: The Origin for Free
Some of the streaming services that carry History offer a free trial. You can take advantage of those to sample Flowers in the Attic: The Origin for free, including on Philo, which offers a 1-week free trial.
As long as you cancel before the free trial expires, you won’t be charged. If you get creative with email addresses and payment methods, you could watch free Flowers in the Attic: The Origin even longer. Doing this would also let you test out the various live TV streaming services to see which one you like the best.
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