Cast Photo: “The Saved By The Bell Story”

Lifetime has announced a premiere date of September 1st, the Labor Day holiday weekend, for its new telemovie “The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story” which Jason Pepeyre is directing.

The story will explore the making of the iconic early 1990s teen sitcom “Saved by the Bell” which was the precursor to the wave of teen TV dramas like “Beverly Hills 90210,” “Dawson’s Creek” and “The O.C.”. The TV movie will “expose the challenges of growing up under public scrutiny while trying to maintain a squeaky clean image of their characters on- and offscreen.”

The first cast photo is also out above and includes Dylan Everett as Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Sam Kindseth as Dustin Diamond, Julian Works as Mario Lopez, Alyssa Lynch as Tiffani-Amber Thiessen, Tiera Skovbye as Elizabeth Berkley, and Taylor Russell McKenzie as Lark Voorhies.