Film and TV

My, Those Ladies Love Their Lollies

As promised, the first of a few sneak previews from Lifetime's Fab Five: The Texas Cheerleader Scandal, which bows on the ladies-only network August 2 at 8 p.m. -- set your DVRs accordingly. Course, this is the fictionalized retelling of the McKinney North High School scandal involving the cheerleaders who were into "boozing, bikinis and bullying," the three keys to sisboombah success. (This is how the movie's fictionalized: The school's now Jackson High School, and principal Linda Theret is now called Lorene Tippit ... and played by Tatum O'Neal, score!) More footage to come next week; till then, get your lollipops ready. --Robert Wilonsky


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