The Lifetime network is celebrating Black History month by airing three original TV movies in February, the network announced Wednesday. Among the offerings is Betty & Coretta, starring Mary J. Blige, and Twist of Faith, starring Toni Braxton.
Betty & Coretta premieres Saturday, February 2, at 8 p.m. ET. As previously reported, Mary plays Malcolm X‘s widow, Dr. Betty Shabazz, in the movie. The film focuses on the friendship Shabazz forged with Martin Luther King, Jr.‘s widow, Coretta Scott King — portrayed in the film by Angela Bassett — after the deaths of their husbands.
On February 9, Toni fans get to see her in Twist of Faith, airing at 8 p.m. ET. In the movie, she plays a single Christian mom, whose love of music brings her closer to an Orthodox Jewish widower.
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