Lifetime Releases Three-Minute Trailer for Upcoming Janet Jackson Documentary

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Lifetime and A&E released the official trailer for the network’s upcoming Janet Jackson documentary, “JANET.”

The documentary will debut on both networks on Jan 28.

“It’s just something that needs to be done,” Jackson says in the clip. The two-part documentary marks the 40th anniversary of Jackson’s self-titled first album, released in 1982 when she was just 16 years old.

“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,” the description reads.

Jackson opens up about her relationship with her “strict” father and her siblings and her love life. Her mother, Katherine Jackson, also makes an appearance in the special.

The four-hour documentary took five years to make. It also includes never-before-seen footage from Jackson’s professional and personal life, and she also Jackson discusses the controversial 2004 Super Bowl “wardrobe malfunction.”

Jackson is one of the most influential performers of our time and has racked up a slew of prestigious awards over the duration of her career. She has won five GRAMMY Awards, two Emmy Awards, a Golden Globe Award, a nomination for an Academy Award along with dozens of American Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards and Billboard Music Awards.

Missy Elliot, Q-Tip, Mariah Carey, Paula Abdul, Teyana Taylor, Tyler Perry, Samuel L. Jackson, Whoopi Goldberg, Janelle Monae, and more can be are all interviewed for the documentary.

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