All Those Wacky Lifetime Movies Got Made Exactly As You Suspected

Friends, we have witnessed the passing of a golden age. Lifetime is going mainstream, and that means the heyday of the frantically titled, wildly dramatic Lifetime movie—cousin to the Harlequin category romance and the dramatic true stories that packed the women's magazines of the 1980s—is gone. Alas, we hardly knew… » 1/16/15 7:00pm 1/16/15 7:00pm

Sparkle, Shine, and Couples' Pantsuits at Lifetime's Whitney Premiere

Lifetime's Whitney Houston biopic airs January 17, and marks the directing debut of acting god and life idol Angela Bassett. Last night in Los Angeles, the director, cast, and friends gathered together for its premiere (including Yaya Dacosta, above, who plays Whitney), and for the most part looked damn good doing it. » 1/07/15 3:45pm 1/07/15 3:45pm

The Trailer for With This Ring Is Every Single Woman's Nightmare

With This Ring is a Lifetime rom-com that explores the clichés of marriage pressure and surprisingly looks like it could be an enjoyable watch. In the trailer, Regina Hall, Jill Scott and Eve play single friends who make a pact to get hitched within a year after attending a wedding on New Year's Eve. » 12/26/14 11:47am 12/26/14 11:47am

Watch Yaya DaCosta Sing Whitney Houston's 'I'm Your Baby Tonight'

Lifetime's clips from their new Whitney Houston biopic are coming fast and furious in the weeks leading up to its January debut. Today, we got Yaya DaCosta, as Houston, recording one of the late star's biggest hits "I'm Your Baby Tonight." *does a Whitney-dressed-as-mod-Audrey Hepburn snap* » 12/23/14 7:20pm 12/23/14 7:20pm

Lifetime's Whitney Biopic Will Address Her Rumored Gay Lover Robyn

Lifetime's Whitney Houston biopic, Whitney, which premieres in January and might not be terrible, will cover the rumored romantic relationship between Houston and her best friend Robyn Crawford. Given how the network covered sexual predator R. Kelly in its Aaliyah biopic, it's no surprise that they're going there. » 12/16/14 3:30pm 12/16/14 3:30pm

How Lifetime Can Learn From All the Aaliyah Movie Hate

It's Monday and everyone's still talking about the skid marks left behind by Lifetime's biopic, Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B, which aired on Saturday. Some fans are even (hilariously) going so far as to boycott Wendy Williams, the movie's co-executive producer. I haven't seen this much vitriol for a TV biopic… » 11/17/14 2:00pm 11/17/14 2:00pm

​Here Is Your First Teaser for That Lifetime Aaliyah Movie

Alright, now Lifetime's original Aaliyah biopic has already been vaguely controversial, you know, considering Lifetime movie controversies are about as scandalous as a prerecorded "Oooooooh!!!" audience track. Well, here's your first look at Alex Shipp, who replaced Zendaya, as Aaliyah in Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B. » 9/28/14 1:35pm 9/28/14 1:35pm

Dustin Diamond Has No Idea What’s Going On With Lifetime's SBTB Movie

It's becoming more and more apparent that Lifetime's upcoming movie The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story is one giant shitshow. And there's a chance it's not authorized because no one actually knows what the hell is happening. Not even Dustin Diamond, who wrote the book on which the made-for-TV movie was based. » 8/30/14 4:47pm 8/30/14 4:47pm

Here's a New Trailer for the Saved By The Bell Movie

As the agonizing seconds between now and the Labor Day airdate of The Unauthorized Saved By The Bell Story on Lifetime tick by, there's little respite for fans who simply cannot wait to learn what really happened behind the scenes of a teen sitcom that aired two decades ago. But now — thank god — there's another… » 8/18/14 6:00pm 8/18/14 6:00pm