Lifetime and A&E shared the new extended trailer for JANET, the highly-anticipated Janet Jackson documentary which will debut on both networks on January 28, 2022.
The documentary featuring Missy Elliot, Q-Tip, Mariah Carey, Paula Abdul, Teyana Taylor, Tyler Perry, Samuel L. Jackson, Whoopi Goldberg, Janelle Monae, and more will be released to mark the 40th anniversary of Jackson’s self-titled debut album
JANET was directed by Ben Hirsch, and executive produced by Janet Jackson and Randy Jackson, along with Brie Miranda Bryant, and Rick Murray.
The four-hour event, in celebration of the 40th anniversary of Janet’s first album, Janet Jackson (1982), is set to simulcast on Lifetime and A&E, two of the flagship channels of the A+E Networks portfolio. With full, unprecedented access to the global icon, JANET is an intimate, honest and unfiltered look at her untold story. Producers Workerbee have been filming the incredible documentary for over three years and were granted exclusive access to archival footage and Janet’s never before seen home videos, along with star-studded interviews. This will be the definitive story on Janet Jackson. One of the best-selling and highest-earning artists in music history, Janet has enjoyed immense levels of success, experienced incredible tragedy, and endured a tumultuous private life in the face of extraordinary public scrutiny. With no stone left unturned, JANET lifts the lid on her private life for the very first time and reveals some of her most intimate moments ever caught on camera.
Watch the official trailer for Janet