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‘The Clark Sisters: First Ladies Of Gospel’ Biopic Marks Highest-Rated Lifetime Movie In Four Years





The Lifetime original movie The Clark Sisters: First Ladies of Gospel sang loud and proud on Saturday night, hitting a high note in viewership, netting a staggering 2.7 million total viewers in L+SD, according to Nielsen. This marks the highest-rated original movie for Lifetime since 2016.

The TV movie directed by Christine Swanson, 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. Below are comments from Happy Viewers:


  • Anonymouson April 15, 2020 10:01 am Awesome is all I can say. Thank you so much for bringing this story to the public.

  • Cassandraon April 15, 2020 9:27 am So glad that a movie about African Americans was not a slave movie! Thank you Clark Sisters, your story was a example of the American dream. Thank you Dino for shinning a light on this ground breaking movie.

  • Paula M Basson April 14, 2020 9:10 pm The Queen,The Missy and the Bling did their”THANG” Producing The Clark Sisters movie. Beyond Excellent!!! The actresses were phenomenal. Thanks Lifetime for airing this made for T.V. movie.

  • Anonymouson April 14, 2020 8:28 pm I enjoyed the movie about the Clark Sisters. They are super-talented sisters with beautiful voices! It would be great to see “ALL” five sisters come together for a reunion performance of a Lifetime. KUDOS to Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige & Missy Elliott for bringing the story of the Clark Sisters to television.

  • Rhonda Dennieon April 14, 2020 8:22 pm The Clark Sisters was the best movie i have seen in a very very long time i mean in years thank you

  • Anonymouson April 14, 2020 8:16 pm Thanks for standing your ground and being nothing but the truth!!! Keep your eyes on the prize and your hands in God’s hands and you can’t go wrong.

  • Anonymouson April 14, 2020 8:43 am I really thought it was a great movie with outstanding performances from the cast

  • Carolyn Brownon April 14, 2020 8:33 am Beautiful movie. I enjoyed every inch of it. It was motivating and moving. It really touched my heart. Dr Mattie Moss really loved her girls, instilling God in their lives.

  • CJon April 14, 2020 7:34 am I was so pleased with this movie and become emotional thinking about their trials and triumphs. Their strength and weakness portrayed on screen was depicted perfectly. Kudos to the vision of Queen Latiah, Mary J. Blige and Missy Elliot for bringing their lives to the television. God bless you, ladies!

  • Patricia Mortonon April 13, 2020 11:06 pm I would first thank jesus for my life and for Blessing the Clark Sisters for there Gospel. This is what the World need at this time and always. THANK YOU JESUS

  • Lisa Culpon April 13, 2020 7:47 pm The best biopic lifetime has produced in years. Such normal women dealing with everyday life ups & downs. You must go threw trials so that you will have a strong testimony! 🙏🏽

  • O Sanderson April 13, 2020 6:37 pm excellent movie

  • Anonymouson April 13, 2020 9:25 pm One of the most enjoy pleasant movie of today time.I don’t look at anything. But breathe taken

  • Ashleyon April 13, 2020 6:19 pm I really love this movie

  • Tashaon April 13, 2020 5:50 pm Must see!! This was an awesome movie.

  • Starreese Bagwellon April 13, 2020 5:42 pm I thank God for this movie especially at a time like this. It was a real blessing to see a movie focusing on God and what He can do. Great job! Thank you Jesus!

  • Daphne Woodson April 13, 2020 5:14 pm I enjoyed the movie!

  • Anonymouson April 13, 2020 4:26 pm Wow. Congrats them

  • Anonymouson April 13, 2020 3:49 pm Best movie in a long time for me




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