Decoded: 6 Made-For-TV Biopics and Why We Loved (or Hated) Them

Many who watched Lifestyle’s Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B, were outraged at what they felt was an inadequate representation of the platinum-selling star’s life and legacy. However, the Wendy Williams-produced TV film  pulled 3.2 million viewers during its premier and was the No. 2 cable network film of 2014. As the network prepares to try again with the story of Whitney Houston, set to debut in 2015, here’s a breakdown of six other memorable made-for-TV movies viewers can’t stop talking about.