Chasing Windfalls With TLC's Made-for-TV Biopic

VH1 and Epic Records invest in a TV movie about TLC
TLC (featuring, from left, Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins, Lisa “Left-Eye” Lopes, and Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas) in the Netherlands in 1992 Photograph by Michel Linssen/Redferns via Getty Images

Do you know all the words to No Scrubs? Enjoy tales of music-industry dysfunction? Are you a female human who was alive in the 1990s? If so, you will like VH1’s (VIAB) CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story, a biopic about the hip-hop trio premièring tonight at 9 p.m. The film, written by music-movie specialist Kate Lanier, who wrote What’s Love Got to Do With It (pretty good) and Glitter (so bad it’s good), follows an arc right out of VH1’s Behind the Music: Talented unknowns catch a break, sign a shady contract, make some hits, get screwed out of money, start fighting, and stage a triumphant comeback.

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