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[11/06/17 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 6
Updates include: Woody McClain to return for BET's "The New Edition Story" sequel; Jesse Rath to play Brainiac 5 on "Supergirl"; and Ilene Chaiken sells two dramas to FOX.

[01/31/17 - 01:31 PM]
BET's Smash Hit "The New Edition Story" Grossed 29 Million Total Viewers During Its Premiere Week
BET further spins the numbers for the mini-series to date.

[01/27/17 - 02:26 PM]
BET Networks' Finale of "The New Edition Story" Dominated Social Media and Had Celebrities, Press and Viewers Alike Wanting More and Nostalgically Asking "Is This the End?"
The first night kicked off with record-smashing ratings with the series being the highest rated for BET in 5 years.

[01/25/17 - 04:35 PM]
BET's "The New Edition Story" Scores 4.4 Million Total Viewers for Premiere Telecast
BET spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 24.

[09/27/16 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 27
Updates include: Jeff Ward tapped for Syfy's "Channel Zero: The No-End House"; Skeet Ulrich to visit The CW's "Riverdale"; and BET's "The New Edition Story" slated for January 24-26.

[05/19/16 - 10:00 AM]
Wood Harris, Michael Rapaport, Faizon Love, Duane Martin Tank and Bre-Z Join the Star-Studded Cast of BET Networks' "New Edition: The Movie" Miniseries
The three-night miniseries event is scheduled to premiere on BET in 2017.

[05/05/16 - 03:52 PM]
Just in Time for Mother's Day BET Networks Announces More Casting News for Its "New Edition: The Movie" Miniseries
La La Anthony, Yvette Nicole Brown, Monica Calhoun, Lisa Nicole Carson and Sandi McCree are among the latest additions.

[04/20/16 - 12:01 PM]
BET Networks is Harnessing the Power of More to Deliver More Premium Original Programming and Unforgettable Moments across More Platforms in 2016-2017 Fiscal Year
Telecasting for more than 35 years, and currently available in over 85 million U.S. households, and over 35 million homes across the globe, BET Networks prevails as the #1 cable network for African American viewers.

[08/10/15 - 10:35 AM]
BET Networks to Air Original New Edition Biopic Miniseries Executive Produced by Jesse Collins Entertainment in Association with New Edition Enterprises
New Edition members Ricky Bell, Michael Bivins, Ronnie DeVoe, Johnny Gill and Ralph Tresvant have all signed on as co-producers for the film that is being developed into a three-night miniseries premiering on BET in 2016.







NEW EDITION STORY, THE (BET)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/24/17 - 1/26/17
STATUS:
telefilm/mini-series in the can
DESCRIPTION:
(from BET's press release, May 2016) BET Networks announces new cast additions to its much-anticipated original three-part miniseries NEW EDITION: THE MOVIE. La La Anthony (Power), Yvette Nicole Brown (The Office; The New Odd Couple), Monica Calhoun (The Best Man), Lisa Nicole Carson (Ally McBeal) and Sandi McCree (The Wire) have joined the cast to play the mothers of the iconic music group New Edition. Written by Abdul Williams (Lottery Ticket) and executive produced by Jesse Collins (Real Husbands of Hollywood) for JCE Films, a division of Jesse Collins Entertainment, the three-night miniseries event is scheduled to premiere on BET in 2017. Principal photography is currently underway in Los Angeles. The ladies join previously announced NEW EDITION: THE MOVIE cast Bryshere Y. Gray (Empire), Elijah Kelley (The Butler, The Wiz Live!), Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Luke James, Keith Powers (Straight Outta Compton) and newcomers Algee Smith and Woody McClain.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Algee Smith
· Bre-Z as Peanut Bell
· Bryshere Y. Gray
· Duane Martin as Louil Silas
· Elijah Kelley
· Faizon Love as Maurice Starr
· Keith Powers
· La La Anthony as Flo DeVoe
· Lisa Nicole Carson as Mae Bell
· Luke James
· Michael Rapaport as Gary Evans
· Monica Calhoun as Patricia Tresvant
· Sandi McCree as Carole Brown
· Tank as Jheryl Busby
· Wood Harris as Brooke Payne
· Woody McClain
· Yvette Nicole Brown as Shirley Bivins
CREW INFORMATION:
· Abdul Williams as WRTR
· Bobby Brown as CO-PROD
· Brooke Payne as CO-PROD
· Chris Robinson as DIR
· Jesse Collins as EP
· Johnny Gill as CO-PROD
· Michael Bivins as CO-PROD
· Ralph Tresvant as CO-PROD
· Ricky Bell as CO-PROD
· Ronnie DeVoe as CO-PROD
GENRE(S):
· mini-series
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Jesse Collins Entertainment