‘The Unauthorized Beverly Hills, 90210 Story’ Premieres Tonight on Lifetime

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‘The Unauthorized Beverly Hills, 90210 Story’ Premieres Tonight on Lifetime

Ah, the 1990s. Sideburns, frosted tips, slap bracelets, fanny packs and, of course, the launch of the show that made television history — Beverly Hills, 90210.

“The Unauthorized Beverly Hills, 90210 Story” premieres tonight, October 3, at 8pm ET/PT on Lifetime.

The movie is the latest in Lifetime’s “Unauthorized Story” film franchise and revisits one of the decade’s most iconic programs and reveals what transpired behind the scenes during the cast members’ rise to fame.

An international pop culture phenomenon, “Beverly Hills, 90210” ruled the ’90s television landscape and reigned as the top teen show for nearly a decade during which Jason Priestley, Luke Perry, Shannen Doherty, Jennie Garth and Tori Spelling became household names. “The Unauthorized Beverly Hills, 90210 Story” reveals the roller coaster ride behind the show’s first four seasons, highlighting the drama between cast members and producers both on and off-set as they journeyed together from near-cancelation to unparalled fame and success.

“The Unauthorized Beverly Hills, 90210 Story” cast includes:
– Aaron Spelling: Dan Castellaneta (“The Simpsons”)
– Darren Star: Adam Korson (“Hot in Cleveland”)
– Brenda Walsh/Shannen Doherty: Samantha Munro (“Degrassi: The Next Generation”)
– Brandon Walsh/Jason Priestley: Max Lloyd-Jones (“Switched at Birth”)
– Kelly Taylor/Jennie Garth: Abbie Cobb (“Suburgatory”)
– Dylan McKay/Luke Perry: Jesy McKinney (“Chapter III: Nightmare”)
– Donna Martin/Tori SPelling: Abby Ross (“Once Upon a Time”)
– Steve Sanders/Ian Ziering: David Lennon (“Restless Virgins”)
– Andrea Zuckerman/Gabrielle Carteris: Michele Goyns (“The Town That Came A-Courtin'”)
– David Silver/Brian Austin Green: Ross Linton (“Of Them All”)
– Valerie Malone/Tiffani Amber Thiessen: Alyssa Lynch (“The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story”)

Executive produced by Peter M. Green (“Mean Girls 2”) and Howard Braunstein (“The Informant!”), “The Unauthorized Beverly Hills, 90210” Story is produced by Christian Bruyere (“A Girl’s Best Friend”), written by Jeff Roda (three-time Black List writer) and directed by Vanessa Parise (“Perfect High”).

The above press release was issued by Lifetime.

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