The latest Disney Channel Original Movie, Let it Shine, lived up to the DCOM standard over the weekend with 5.7 million Total Viewers tuning in for just the Friday night premiere alone, making Let it Shine the year's #1 TV movie across all core kid demographics. According to Disney's source NTI (Nielsen), the demographics of that impressive number include 3.0 million Kids 2-11, 2.6 million Kids 6-11, 2.3 million Tweens and 1.2 million Adults 18-49.
Let it Shine is inspired by the famous play Cyrano de Bergerac. The film tells the story of an intense young musician named Cyrus who pens a love song for his childhood friend, the famous and beautiful singer Roxie, only to have his best friend Kris take all the credit.
Now if you missed it, don't worry, the Disney Channel will air it again. You can check the schedule on the Disney Channel website. Also, the Let it Shine: Extended Edition DVD will be available on August 7th.
READ MORE about Let it Shine:
- Let it Shine - Movie Review
- Interview with Tyler James Williams
- Interview with Coco Jones
- Interview with Trevor Jackson
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