In the new series, a follow-up to the 2011 "The Client List" TV movie, based on a true story, Hewitt plays 'Samantha Horton', a former Texas homecoming queen/physical therapist who turns to a life of prostitution to help her family survive the recession.
When both she and her husband lose their jobs, she accepts a position at a massage parlor, unaware that the business is a front for a call girl ring, servicing a wealthy clientele.
Hewitt also executive produces "The Client List".
"We walk a very classy line of telling the story and doing it with integrity, " said Hewitt about the series.
"Right now, more women than ever are going into the sex industry due to the tough economic times. They want to feel like they're contributing somehow to their family..."
The new series starts on Lifetime, April 8, 2012.
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