Jesus Brought The Sunshine and the Clark Sisters Brought The Ratings! The Lifetime original movie The Clark Sisters: First Ladies of Gospel was a hit Saturday night, netting a whopping 2.7 million total viewers according to Nielsen. This marks the highest-rated original movie for Lifetime since 2016 and the highest rated cable tv movie this year.
The TV movie, which included lauded performances by Aunjanue Ellis, Angela Birchett, Sheléa Frazier, Kierra Sheard and Raven Goodwin, was the strongest original movie for all television for 2020 across key demos including both broadcast and cable. To add to their winning night, The Clark Sisters was the best ad-supported cable original movie since 2018 in key demos. With the biopic, Lifetime has the boasting rights of having the top three original movies on ad-supported cable in 2020 in key demos, alongside with Stolen By My Mother: The Kamiyah Mobley Story and Chris Watts: Confessions of a Killer. It also was the top trending topic across social media for the night.
For those who didn’t catch The Clark Sisters: First Ladies of Gospel, you will have the opportunity to sing and praise alongside the cast with an encore airing of the TV movie on Lifetime tonight at 8/7pm CT. The movie is also available for your viewing pleasure on VOD.