Lifetime Television Premieres Three Captivating New Lifetime Original Movies This August, 'Fab Five: The Texas Cheerleader Scandal,' 'True Confessions of a Hollywood Starlet' and 'Confessions of a Go-Go Girl', Proving That Some Girls are Anything but Angel
Movies Feature Ashley Benson ("Bring it On: In It to Win It"), Valerie
Bertinelli ("Touched by an Angel"), Jenna Dewan ("Step Up"), Shenae Grimes
(The CW's new "90210"), Chelsea Hobbs ("The Party Never Stops"), Rachel
Hunter ("Style Me with Rachel Hunter"), Joanna "JoJo" Levesque ("RV") and
Tatum O'Neal ("Rescue Me")
LOS ANGELES, June 26 -- Lifetime stirs up the restless
summer nights this August with three tantalizing new Lifetime Original
Movies centering on the unruly girls of a high school cheerleading clique,
the not-so glamorous side of teen stardom in the suburbs and the high
stakes world of go-go dancing with the premieres of "Fab Five: The Texas
Cheerleader Scandal," starring Jenna Dewan, Ashley Benson and Academy
Award(R) winner Tatum O'Neal, "True Confessions of a Hollywood Starlet,"
starring pop-singer Joanna "JoJo" Levesque, Golden Globe(R) winner Valerie
Bertinelli and Shenae Grimes, and "Confessions of a Go-Go Girl," starring
Chelsea Hobbs and supermodel Rachel Hunter. All air on consecutive
Saturdays, beginning August 2 at 9pm ET/PT.
"Fab Five: The Texas Cheerleader Scandal" -- Premieres Saturday, August
2 at 9pm ET/PT
In "Fab Five: The Texas Cheerleader Scandal" follows Brooke Tippit
(Ashley Benson), captain of the cheerleading squad and daughter to
Principal Lorene Tippit (Tatum O'Neal), and her group of friends known as
the "Fab Five," constantly disobey school rules and disregard teachers
while administrators turn the other way. But when Emma Carr (Jenna Dewan),
a bright-eye, optimistic young teacher joins the faculty as the new
cheerleading coach, the girls discover they are in for quite a challenge
when Emma doesn't let them get away with breaking the rules as they are use
to. The outrageous antics of the clique quickly escalate from skipping and
disrupting classes to extreme partying, posting suggestive photos of
themselves on the internet, bullying and other self-destructive behavior.
Hoping to protect the girls from endangering themselves and damaging their
futures, Emma asks for Principal Tippit's support in disciplining the
girls, but is blindsided with a request for a resignation instead.
Frustrated, Emma risks the end to her teaching career by breaking the news
of the scandalous conduct of the "Fab Five" and administrators to the local
and national media. Based on a true story.
"True Confessions of a Hollywood Starlet" -- Premieres Saturday, August
9 at 9pm ET/PT
Valerie Bertinelli makes her debut in her first-ever original Lifetime
movie starring platinum-selling recording artist Joanna "JoJo Levesque
("RV") and Shenae Grimes (The CW's new "90210"). In "True Confessions of a
Hollywood Starlet," 17-year-old actress Morgan Carter (Levesque) has it all
-- money, fame and millions of adoring fans. But her world comes crashing
down after she passes out on the red carpet of her movie premiere from
alcohol poisoning. Morgan is quickly whisked away to rehab but speculation
about her substance abuse problem tarnishes her image and keeps the press
at her heels. Afraid that returning to Hollywood would lead to a relapse in
her partying ways and result in the demise of Morgan's career, her mother
and manager devise a plan for Morgan to live with her offbeat aunt Trudy
(Bertinelli) in Fort Wayne, Indiana, where she can recover without the
flashing bulbs of the paparazzi and celebrity bloggers writing about her
every move. Assuming the name 'Claudia Miller' while attending a local high
school, she goes unrecognized by her fellow students. Morgan must now
adjust to life as a typical teenager, living on a limited budget and taking
geometry and gym classes while making some new friends outside of her usual
"Confessions of a Go-Go Girl" -- Premieres Saturday, August 16 at 9pm
Chelsea Hobbs ("The Party Never Stops") stars as Jane McCoy, a recent
college graduate who scraps her plans for law school to pursue an acting
career full-time. Struggling to make ends meet, she meets a confident and
persuasive friend who shows her the way to make extra money go-go dancing.
What starts as just an "easy money" job, rapidly becomes an all-consuming
activity that slowly pulls Jane from her acting classes, her relationships
with her boyfriend and family, and, most importantly, from her true self.
Rachel Hunter, Corbin Bernsen and Sara Carter also star.
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