Time to de-dust your cassette player and blow up “Young Love” and “Say You Do”: Janet Jackson is celebrating the 40th anniversary of her debut album, “Janet Jackson,” with some help from Lifetime and A&E. A press release announced that the two-night, four-hour documentary will be broadcast simultaneously on both networks.
By offering “unprecedented full access to a music icon,” Janet promises to “take an intimate, honest, and unfiltered look at her untold story.” The film was filmed for three years, and its producers were granted “exclusive access to archive footage and home videos Janet has never seen before, along with star-studded interviews.”
“Janet” is due to be broadcast in early 2022
The project sees the great artist return to the world stage “after a sudden interruption from music. Janet talks like never before and also discusses everything including her Superbowl appearance with Justin Timberlake in 2004, the death of her brother Michael, and she becomes a mother later in Life, “release details.
One of the best-selling artists in music history, among Jackson’s biggest works are “Together Again,” “That’s the Way Love Goes,” and “All For You.”