Lifetime Original Movie 'Fab Five: The Texas Cheerleader Scandal' Builds Pyramid to Become Network's Top W18-34 and W12-17 Movie of the Year
August 2 Premiere Draws More Than Three Million Total Viewers
NEW YORK, Aug. 4 -- The Lifetime Original Movie "Fab Five:
The Texas Cheerleader Scandal" did cartwheels with younger viewers during
its Saturday, August 2 premiere, at 9PM (ET/PT), becoming the network's #1
movie of the year among prime W18-34 and W12-17. The movie also averaged
more than three million (3,041,547) total viewers along with a 2.63 HH
Boosting Lifetime Original Movies' #1 position in original basic cable
movies among W18+, "Fab Five" averaged 566,632 W18-34 viewers (2.04 rating)
and 280,405 W12-17 (2.63).
The movie, which starred Tatum O'Neal, Jenna Dewan and Ashley Benson in
the true-life tale of five "Mean Girls" cheerleaders, also grabbed
1,219,726 W18-49 (2.17) and 1,097,241 W25-54 (2.04), both second only to
"The Memory Keeper's Daughter," Lifetime's most-watched original movie
"Fab Five" kicks off "Movie Month" on Lifetime Networks. On Saturday,
August 9, at 9PM (ET/PT), Valerie Bertinelli debuts in her first-ever
original Lifetime Original Movie, "True Confessions of a Hollywood
Starlet," featuring platinum-selling recording artist Joanna "JoJo"
Levesque. The following Saturday, August 16, at 9PM (ET/PT), Chelsea Hobbs
and Rachel Hunter star in "Confessions of a Go-Go Girl."
On Sunday, August 17, at 8PM (ET)/9PM (PT), Lifetime Movie Network
presents the powerful Original Movie "Little Girl Lost: The Delimar Vera
Story," starring Judy Reyes, Ana Ortiz, A Martinez and Hector Luis
"Fab Five: The Texas Cheerleader Scandal" was produced by Orly Adelson
Productions in association with Fox Television Studios for Lifetime
Television. Orly Adelson ("Odd Girl Out") served as executive producer,
Jonathan Eskenas ("Ruffian") was co-executive producer and Bob Wilson was
producer. Tom McLoughlin ("The Staircase Murders") directed from a script
written by Teena Booth ("A Little Thing Called Murder").
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