She WINNING: Michel’le’s ‘Surviving Compton’ Lifetime Biopic Pulls in Impressive 9.4 Million

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Lifetime’s ‘Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Michel’le’ was a ratings hit!

The tv biopic attracted an average of 2.3 million total viewers Saturday night alone and was cable’s top entertainment telecast (excluding sports) in total viewers, adults 18-49 (1.1M), adults 25-54 (1.2M), women 25-54 (934K) and women 18-49 (836K).

via Deadline:

The network’s Saturday’s premiere of the one-hour documentary Beyond The Headlines: Michel’le averaged 1.9 million total viewers, retaining 83% of itsSurviving Compton lead-in.

All in, Lifetime boasts, the network reached 9.4 million viewers across all weekend telecasts of the two projects, which touch on the life of hip-hop recording artist Michel’le.

Surviving Compton, from Sony Pictures Television and Thinkfactory Media, was was the most social TV program (excluding sports) on the day of its premiere, with 216K unique people generating 506K interactions across Facebook and Twitter. Surviving Compton was the most social movie of the weekend with a total of 573K interactions.

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Must See : Michel’le Biopic ‘Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Me’

Yall I cant believe this movie is REALLY HAPPENING. Im so excited to see her story. She is truly the VOICE of the WESTCOAST. 👑👑👑

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Via Billboard.com

R&B singer Michel’le has a story to tell in the forthcoming Lifetime biopic Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Me.

Surviving Compton will tackle the Los Angeles native’s journey through the turbulent days of N.W.A’s stardom after being signed to Eazy E’s Ruthless Records, becoming Dr. Dre’s girlfriend and forming romantic ties to Suge Knight. Michel’le, best known for her 1990 hit single “No More Lies,” will be played by Lincoln Heights star Rhyon Nicole Brown.

‘Straight Outta Compton’ Becomes Highest-Grossing Movie From African-American Director

The promo clip finds Michel’le ripping the cautionary “Parental Advisory” sign off her lips with a message that reads, “Behind the men who changed hip-hop is the woman who knows the truth.”

The film, made in partnership with Sony Pictures Television and Thinkfactory Media, will also feature rising actor Curtis Hamilton as Dre, Scream actor Jamie Kennedy as music manager Jerry Heller, and R. Marcos Taylor reprising his role as Suge Knight after playing the hip-hop mogul in the 2015 blockbuster hit Straight Outta Compton.

Watch the first promo clip, premiering exclusively on Billboard, below before the film debuts this October.