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Question: I was wondering if you've had a chance to preview the Outlander series, based on the books by Diana Gabaldon. I'm a big fan of the books and I'm hoping that the series will be faithful to the story. Do you have any insight you could share? - Elizabeth

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Vanessa proposes a risky plan to free the diplomatic hostages in China, in this scene from Episode 3 (Greater Good) of The Lottery.

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First lady Gabrielle Westwood and Alison speak to the press about the process of the Lottery, in this scene from Episode 5 of The Lottery.

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A grim Gabrielle (Shelley Conn) demands more from Darius (Martin Donovan) than just his word, in this scene from Episode 10 (In Extremis) of The Lottery.

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Suspicious of a change in Vanessa (Athena Karkanis)'s attitude, President Westwood (Yul Vazquez) defends his choices, in this scene from Episode 10 (In Extremis) of The Lottery.

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Ask Matt: Outlander, Orange and Emmys, Shonda Times Three, and More

Send questions and comments to askmatt@tvguidemagazine.com and follow me on Twitter!

Question: I was wondering if you've had a chance to preview the Outlander series, based on the books by Diana Gabaldon. I'm a big fan of the books and I'm hoping that the series will be faithful to the story. Do you have any insight you could share? - Elizabeth

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Inside Lifetime's Chilling New Dystopian Series The Lottery

It's 2025, a world without strollers, preschool and Sesame Street. There's no need when the youngest child on Earth is 6 years old and every woman alive has become infertile. Humans are an endangered species.

That's the gut-wrenching premise of Lifetime's provocative new thriller The Lottery. You might call it a prequel to the 2006 movie Children of Men, a spiritual parable set in a violent, childless future. "While they have the same point of departure, it's a... read more

Video: Check Out the Trailer for the Harrowing New Lifetime Series The Lottery

Imagine a world in which it's been five years since a baby was born. Welcome to Lifetime's new series, The Lottery, from Timothy J. Sexton, who earned an Oscar nomination for the Children of Men screenplay. Like that film, The Lottery is set in a dystopian world struck by global infertility. The lottery in question is held by the U.S. government to determine which women will carry 100 newly fertilized embryos.

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Premiered: July 20, 2014, on Lifetime
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Premise: A dystopian future is driven by a global fertility crisis, but a doctor is able to fertilize 100 eggs that become part of a national lottery to see who will carry the prized embryos to term.

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