VH1's TLC Movie Was the Biggest Cable Movie This Year

From left, Drew Sidora, Lil Mama and Keke Palmer play the characters of Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins, Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes and Rozanda “Chilli” Thomas in the TLC biopic, CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story, which premiered on Oct. 21 on VH1 Photograph by Blake Tyers/VH1 via AP Photo

The not-at-all terrible TLC VH1 biopic, CrazySexyCool, which premiered on Monday night, drew 4.5 million viewers, making it the highest-rated cable movie this year, as well as VH1’s biggest original movie ever. Though the movie tracked well on Twitter, and Chilli and T-Boz have been making the media rounds (on NPR, no less), even the network was surprised by the turnout. “If anyone said they knew the numbers would be this big, they’d have been lying,” says VH1 President Tom Calderone.

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