VH1 will be showing "Michael Jackson's Secret Childhood" on January 29th at 9:00PM.
In this special, VH1 News explains how Jackson became the public figure that he is today. In "Michael Jackson's Secret Childhood" VH1 News examines the singer's upbringing; and discusses the abuse, work, ambition, and conflict between Jackson's religious upbringing and his growing fame.
The show will contain interviews with, amongst others; child actor Rodney Allen Rippey, Tatiana Thumbtzen, Jackson's co-star from "The Way you Make Me Feel" video and Teresa J. Gonsalves, a childhood pen pal.
Full details can be seen on Michael Jackson's Secret Childhood.