MTV to Premiere 'The Making Of Janet Jackson's Video Music Award Tribute Performance' on Saturday, September 19 at 12:30PM ET/PT

Sep 17, 2009
By ViacomCBS Staff

Janet Gives Fans an Intimate Look Behind the Performance of a Lifetime

MTV gives fans an all access look into everything that went intoJanet Jackson's 2009 Video Music Awards tribute to her brother Michael as the network premieres "The Making Of Janet Jackson's Video Music Award Tribute Performance" on Saturday, September 19 at 12:30PM ET/PT.

To honor her brother and his illustrious career, Janet, along with her creative director, Gil Duldulao, handpicked a team of the world's most renowned choreographers, all of whom took time away from their various projects and made their way to New York City to join together for a high-energy and memorable tribute. MTV cameras were there from the first day of rehearsals in Los Angeles, CA to show day when Janet and her team of choreographers took to the stage for the performance of a lifetime, where they recreated one of the most unforgettable music videos ever, "Scream." The celebration received a standing ovation.

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