’s life story will get the documentary treatment next year from Lifetime and A&e to celebrate the 40th anniversary of her first album
At its virtual upfront today, the A+E Networks
group highlighted its upcoming programming slate and announced that Lifetime and A&e have ordered a two-night, four-hour documentary event with the working titled “Janet.” Jackson’s first album
, titled “Janet Jackson,” was released in 1982 when she was 16.
The documentary, co-produced by Workerbee
and Associated Entertainment Corporation
, promises to offer unprecedented access to the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer’s life, and an intimate, honest and unfiltered look at the untold story of one of the highest-earning artists in music history.
Filming on “Janet” has been under way for three years. The doc follows Janet as her family is going through the loss of her father, Joseph, the patriarch of the Jackson dynasty who passed