We’ve been waiting for ratings info on VH1’s CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story, which premiered last night, Monday, October 21 at 9pm.
And they are finally here. Via press release from VH1, CrazySexyCool ranks as the #1 cable original movie of the year among Adults and Women 18-49. The biopic is also VH1’s highest-rated original movie ever, with a total of 4.5 million viewers tuning in to watch at 9 pm.
The VH1 press release also states that the movie generated very close to 2 million Tweets, making it the most social networking TV event of the day.
And as of 10 AM this morning, TLC’s new soundtrack for the film, 20 from Epic Records, jumped from #43 to #5 on the iTunes overall chart, and jumped to #1 on the iTunes R&B chart.
If you missed last night’s premiere, and didn’t DVR it, VH1 will rebroadcast the movie on Sunday, October 27, 8pm ET/PT, which will be immediately followed by encores of Behind the Music: TLC Remastered at 10:30pm, and Rock Docs: Last Days of Left Eye at 11:30pm.
It’ll also air again on Wednesday, October 30 at 9pm ET/PT; and on Tuesday, November 5 at 4pm ET/PT.
Did you watch it? If you, what are your thoughts on what you saw and heard?
Check out the full trailer below: