'The New Edition Story' Draws 4.2 Million Viewers

The film also is highlighting young up and coming Hollywood talent such as Bryshere Gray - celebrated for his starring role on Empire - who portrays Michael Bivins.

Band members Michael Bivins, Ricky Bell, Ronnie DeVoe, Bobby Brown, Ralph Tresvant and Johnny Gill were all on hand at the unveiling in Los Angeles.

Bivins later created the group's spin-off act Bell Biv DeVoe with groupmates Ricky Bell and Ronnie DeVoe.

The series is getting rave reviews and Yahoo TV critic Ken Tucker has reported: "The New Edition Story" is an exceptionally well-made, fast-paced, warts-and-all biopic. Nevertheless, just as N.W.A. shaped hip-hop, the miniseries gives rightful context to how influential New Edition was on its own. "I really want everybody to tune into this because these kids have put their heart and souls into this just like we put our heart and souls into our life and trust me - you're going to love it".

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Rudolph said in a separate video that she was contacted by Child Service's on January 5 and told the agency the video was a joke. However, she soon after posted the second video, complaining to viewers that she had to find a new way to discipline her son.

Gray, who records under the moniker Yazz The Greatest, added that he admires Bivins' ability to stay grounded. "At the time I was doing "Empire, ' I was on tour, and I was dealing with personal issues at the time and then I had to get into character for Michael and go into boot camp".

Former boy band New Edition received the 2,600th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame yesterday. "And he just told me to 'keep good people around" me, 'keep God first and stay focused'". The story of how the boys - and, later, men - were treated shoddily by the companies and executives who brought them to the top of pop's heap in the 1980s runs throughout the miniseries, with the band's first royalty check, for $1.87, being only the first of a series of indignities.

Sure, the men of New Edition are still a tight unit, but like most yearslong relationships, that bond has been tested with a lot of blood, sweat and tears. Shady record contracts are such the norm in these types of projects that they've become tropes, and we see New Edition - and their hard-working families - get taken advantage of multiple times.

The first part of BET's The New Edition Story aired last night (Jan. 25), and as predicted Black Twitter was lit.

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