JANET will air in early 2022 on Lifetime and A&E, two of A + E Networks’ flagship channels. The leading television network announced on Wednesday March 3 2,500 hours of new shows in the works for 2021 and 2022, including 70 hours of premium documentaries and 221 films.
“Our brands have clear identities with a solid foundation of successful series. Across our portfolio and across a variety of genres, we continue to have an incredible roster of diverse talent in front and behind the camera,” said Chairman of the A + E Networks group Paul Buccieri in an official statement. “Our continued efforts to launch and invest in original, first-rate programming for our linear properties, as well as to further expand our 360-degree experiences, demonstrates a deep commitment to being available where and how viewers want – performing. podcasts, virtual experiences or cross-platform digital content. “
Reba McEntire has signed a two-photo deal with A + E Networks, where she will both star and produce a holiday movie Christmas in the air and a non-holiday film in development for 2022. Christmas in Adjust, which follows a marketing executive named Bella who brings her parents together to sing at a charity Christmas concert, will be included in the Network’s annual “It’s a Wonderful Lifetime” list of parties and include an original holiday tune from McEntire. His hit TV series Reba syndicated on Lifetime.
“I am delighted to be partnering with Lifetime for a return to TV movies! My fans and I enjoy their programming and loved watching the Reba showing up there for so many years, ”the legendary country singer and actress said in a statement.
“Reba has been a creative force in music and television for many years. We are delighted to have him on board to produce and star in not just one, but two films for us,” added Tanya lopez, Executive Vice President of Films, Limited Series and Original, Lifetime and LMN Film Acquisitions. “Reba was on the lifetime tune many years ago and we can’t wait to welcome her again!”
Juliet Giglio and Keith Giglio wrote Christmas in the air, which is produced by Hartbreak Films. McEntire and Paula Hart will serve as executive producers.