Tonight's the big night; get your pom-poms ready for 8 p.m.. Should be fab -- or, at least, Fab Five: The Texas Cheerleader Scandal -- as Lifetime gets its hep on with a mean-girl makeover about those McKinney North High School cheerleaders. And, hey, Slate seems to think it's a step, two, three in the right direction for the ladies'-only network:
Tatum O'Neal, having developed into a fine camp figure, sells her performance as a cheerleader mom (also the school's principal) whose main concern about her daughter's boozing is that there's enough tequila left over for her to make a decent margarita. Everyone learns an important lesson in the end, of course, but the naughtiness presented along the way intends to thrill.
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