Janet Jackson Documentary to Air Over Two Nights on Lifetime, A+E

Janet Jackson is able to share her life onscreen. The legendary singer would be the topic of an upcoming documentary from Lifetime and A+E, which is at present titled JANET, Selection experiences. The doc, a four-hour movie that can air over two nights, is being launched in 2022 in celebration of the 40th anniversary of Jackson’s self-titled first album.

JANET, which comes from producers Workerbee and Related Leisure Company, guarantees viewers “unprecedented entry to the Rock and Roll Corridor of Famer’s life, and an intimate, sincere and unfiltered have a look at the untold story of one of many highest-earning artists in music historical past.”

Work on Jackson’s documentary has been underway for the previous three years, chronicling occasions just like the 2018 loss of life of her father, Joseph. Whereas JANET will characteristic more moderen occasions within the musician’s life, it’ll additionally return in her private historical past, overlaying her notorious 2004 Tremendous Bowl efficiency with Justin Timberlake through which he uncovered her breast, in addition to her response to the 2009 loss of life of her brother, Michael Jackson. JANET may also give a glimpse into Jackson’s expertise motherhood, which started when she welcomed her first baby in 2017.

Jackson is listed as an government producer on her documentary together with Randy Jackson. JANET additionally comes from  Workerbee’s Rick Murray, A+E’s Brie Miranda Bryant, and director Ben Hirsch.

JANET marks the primary movie about Jackson, a fixture on the pop music charts for many years who’s liable for hits like “Nasty,” “Love Will By no means Do,” “That’s the Method Love Goes,” and extra. Over the course of her profession, she’s launched 11 studio albums; her most up-to-date, “Unbreakable,” was launched in 2015 and debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200. In 2019, she was inducted within the Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame.

The information of Jackson’s upcoming documentary was revealed at in the present day’s A+E’s distant upfront, which additionally highlighted upcoming tasks from Reba McEntire, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Deborah Morales.