The New Edition Story scored CRAZY ratings over the past 3 nights. Although the final ratings totals haven’t been published yet, #NewEditionBET was trending all week.
Simulcast on sister network Centric, the telecast was the highest in five years for BET. Also dominating social media, BET was the No. 1 social television network on Tuesday, and top 20 trending topics on Twitter included #BobbyBrown, #Betamac, #MikeBivins, #CandyGirl and #LukeJames.
And from the looks of it, everyone LOVED the biopic. Here’s some of our favorite posts that went viral on social media:
Who tuned in to #neweditionbet this week? From the story line, to the casting and vocals, this was an amazing biopic! Kudos to BET, this is exactly what we needed. What was your favorite scene or song?! #neweditionstory #neweditionbet #history #ilovethe80s #ilovethe90s #greatmusic #becauseofthemwecan #allthingscurrent #allthingskandi
My FAVORITE r&b song and video EVER! Y'all hear me?! EVER! Almost 30 years later and the choreography is STILL LIT! But shoutout to @bet for doing an awesome job! 🙌🏿 #Bet #NewEdition #NewEditionMovie #NewEditionBET #IfItIsntLove #NE #Boston #massachusetts #BestRnBGroupOfAllTime #RonnieBobbyRickyAndMike #CantForgetRalphy 😍
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