Lifetime’s new series American Princess premieres tonight

Georgia Flood stars in Lifetime’s new dramedy American Princess, premiering Sunday, June 2 at 9pm ET/PT.Photo by Courtesy of Lifetime Copyright 2019
Georgia Flood stars in Lifetime’s new dramedy American Princess, premiering Sunday, June 2 at 9pm ET/PT.Photo by Courtesy of Lifetime Copyright 2019 /
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Lifetime’s new comedy, American Princess, follows a former socialite as she flees to a local Renaissance Faire. Find out how to watch the premiere tonight!

Do you love the Netflix series Orange is the New Black? If so, you’ll definitely want to check out Lifetime’s new show, American Princess. Jenji Kohan, the series creator of OITNB is the executive producer on American Princess and the show has much of the same wacky, dark humor.

Georgia Flood stars as Amanda Klein, an Upper East Side socialite whose world comes crumbling down around her when she catches her fiance cheating on her on their wedding day. Unwilling to face the humiliation and deal with her family in the aftermath, Amanda runs away and winds up at a Renaissance Faire.

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I’ve had the pleasure of watching the first four episodes of American Princess and I’m in love with the series. It’s super fun, raunchy, and excellent late-night summer television. It follows in the footsteps of Lifetime’s former series, UnREAL, with a similar kind of comedy but unlike UnREAL, American Princess is more light-hearted and goofy.

Tonight, Lifetime will actually debut two episodes of the series with a special two-hour long premiere! The first episode shows how Amanda gets involved in the Ren Faire life and Episode 2 truly begins her journey into getting acclimated to the diverse world.

Apart from Amanda, other characters include a regal queen with an attitude problem and her gay best friend who also doubles as the fair’s resident Shakespeare impersonator. Lucas Neff plays Sir Pizzle Humpsalot (his real name is David), the man in the mud who parodies Shakespeare whilst getting dirty and shirtless frequently. He and Amanda share a few potentially romantic sparks. Then there’s Amanda’s newest friend and roommate, the sweet but zany Delilah.

Watch the official trailer and read the episode synopses for the premiere for yourself right here:

"Episode 1.1 -Upper East Side socialite Amanda dramatically blows up her perfectly Instagram-able life and runs off to join a Renaissance fair after her fairy-tale wedding goes awry.Episode 1.2 – Amanda tries to find a job at the Renaissance festival until she can plan her next move; David suffers an injury that hinders his performance in the mud pit; Maggie is visited by an old flame."

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Here are all the details you need on how to watch the premiere live! Don’t forget to come back to Hidden Remote afterward to read our complete breakdown.

Watch Season 1, Episode 1 & Episode 2 of American Princess

Date: Sunday, June 2
Start Time: 9/8c
Episode: Season 1, Episode 1 and Episode 2, “Pilot” and “Just Boob Stuff”
TV Channel: Lifetime
Where to watchStream 1 | Stream 2