Users can stream full episodes of Lifetime shows online for free by signing into the Lifetime website, as of 2015. Users must be a subscriber of one of the TV providers that offer the service, and there are many TV providers listed on Lifetime's website.
TV providers such as Dish, DirecTV and Time Warner Cable are a few of the options through which Lifetime offers free online streaming. To watch an episode of a Lifetime show, users select a show from the list on the Lifetime website and press Sign In. The TV provider options are then listed, and the user must enter a legitimate user name and password to stream content.