Bobby Brown made a name for himself when he was part of the music group New Edition and now BET is airing a three-part series about the group titled The New Edition Story. The special will air on three separate nights this week and we’ve got all the details on when to watch the show, cast details and more below.
PART 1 AIR DATE & TIME: January 24, 2017 from 9 – 11 p.m. ET/PT
PART 2 AIR DATE & TIME: January 25, 2017 from 9 – 11 p.m. ET/PT
PART 3 AIR DATE & TIME: January 26, 2017 from 9 – 11 p.m. ET/PT
TV CHANNEL: BET Network
PART 1 SYNOPSIS: The lives of five childhood friends from the projects of Roxbury, Mass., change forever after they form a singing group to win local talent shows and ultimately become the legendary R&B group New Edition.
PART 2 SYNOPSIS: Though New Edition becomes an R&B sensation, fame comes at a steep price as internal tension and external pressure leads the group to put business before friendship.
PART 3 SYNOPSIS: New Edition reaches unparalleled heights of success; they must choose to put their differences behind them or their unresolved wounds will lead to their undoing.
CAST: Algee Smith as Ralph Tresvant, Woody McClain as Bobby Brown, Bryshere Gray as Michael Bivins, Elijah Kelley as Ricky Bell, Keith Powers as Ronnie DeVoe, Luke James as the sixth member Johnny Gill, Wood Harris as the group’s manager Brooke Payne, and Michael Rapaport as the group’s second manager Gary.
NARRATOR: Wood Harris