‘When Love Kills’ Makes History At TV One
TV One’s original movie, “When Love Kills: The Falicia Blakely Story,” has made history for the network with an impressive 1.6 million unique viewers.
The Tasha Smith-directed film starring Niatia “Lil Mama” Kirkland, Lance Gross, and Tami Roman, is based on the true story of Falicia Blakely, a young woman who gets caught up with the wrong man who leads her down a dangerous path of drugs, gun and more.
“When Love Kills” now ranks as TV One’s #1 original movie premiere of all time among all key demos: HH: 1.00/598K| P2+: 0.49/759K| P25-54: 0.69/409K. This was also TV One’s best Monday Prime Performance of all time among P25-54.
TV One was #2 in Ad Supported Cable among African Americans across all key demos and was a top 10 cable network among Total W18-49 (#5) and Total W25-54 (#8) in the Monday9p-11p timeslot.
Additionally on Twitter, #WhenLoveKills began trending during the film premiere, starting at #6 nationally and reaching #1 nationally. The hashtag remained in the Top 10 for 7.5 hours until 4am ET. The show ranked #2 on the Nielsen Social Daily Top Five list with 54,000 unique Facebook and Twitter posts, generating 117,000 interactions.
Congrats to Tasha, the cast and crew of this great film.
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