Janet Jackson and Randy Jackson are partnering with Lifetime and A&E for a second documentary, the networks announced Wednesday.
The new project titled Janet Jackson: Family First will follow the singer’s upcoming “Together Again” tour, and her collaboration with her brother Randy to reunite the family band.
The announcement follows the previous documentary, Janet Jackson, which was watched by 21 million viewers over the past year.
“I was touched by the love and support from the wonderful fans who enjoyed the documentary last year. I am excited to continue to share my story, and welcome fans into my life and the ‘Together Again’ tour,” Janet Jackson said in a statement. “Thank you for your never-ending support, and I hope you enjoy the next chapter.”
The new film will take fans inside the Grammy-winning singer’s 2023 tour, which kicks off April 14 in Hollywood, Florida.
“In this next chapter in the documentary, Janet and I are thrilled to welcome viewers on the road with us as we embark on the ‘Together Again’ tour, celebrating the milestone of 50 years of Janet’s career with fans across the country. We look forward to the continued partnership with Lifetime and A&E, and to sharing our family with viewers,” Randy Jackson said.
The film is directed by Ben Hirsch. It is produced for Lifetime and A&E by Workerbee. AEC (Associated Entertainment Corporation) co-produces. Janet Jackson and Randy Jackson are executive producers. Rick Murray executive produces for Workerbee. Brie Miranda Bryant is executive producer for A&E Network.
The documentary is currently filming and will simulcast on Lifetime and A&E. A release date will be announced later.