The Mermaid Chair

The Mermaid Chair Premieres: Sept. 9, 9 p.m. ET/ 6 p.m. PT Airs on: Lifetime What’s It All About? Starring Kim Basinger, Alex Carter and Bruce Greenwood. Based on the celebrated book by Sue Monk Kidd, Lifetime's "The Mermaid Chair" tells the story of a 42-year-old woman, Jesse Sullivan, who Photo courtesy of Lifetime.