Lifetime To Air Bobby Brown Special

Lifetime this Saturday will air a special featuring singer/songwriter Bobby Brown immediately after the premiere of its original movie Whitney.

The special, Bobby Brown: Remembering Whitney will feature an interview between Access Hollywood correspondent Shaun Robinson and Houston's ex-husband Brown about his marriage to the late entertainer, the network said.

The special will air at 10 p.m., immediately following Lifetime’s original movie Whitney, which chronicles Houston and Brown’s relationship. Yaya DaCosta, (Lee Daniels’ The Butler) and Arlen Escarpeta (Final Destination 5) star in the movie, directed by Angela Bassett. 

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