Well this is pretty freakin' impressive! You go, Angela Bassett!
The Whitney movie, based on Whitney Houston's life, premiered on Lifetime on Saturday, January 17th to an impressive number of viewers!
So impressive, in fact, that it was Lifetime's most watched telecast since they aired Flowers in the Attic!
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According to the Nielsen Fast Cable Ratings, 4.5 MILLION people watched the film starring YaYa DaCosta and Arlen Escarpeta as Bobby Brown!
It was also the most watched broadcast in ALL the key demographics! Oh, and it was the most talked about thing on Twitter for the night!
Talk about a win for the network, Angela, AND Whitney's memory!
But, if you missed the film, worry not, because Lifetime is airing an encore event tonight, January 19th, at 8 p.m. ET!
Did you watch Whitney? Will you be tuning in tonight?
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