E! To Premiere Exclusive Britney Spears Special

Debut of Documentary on Dec. 22 Comes Five Days Before Start of Her Two-Year Las Vegas Residency

E! will present an exclusive documentary special chronicling Britney Spears before her extended residency in Las Vegas.

The network will air the 90-minute special, I Am Britney Jean, on Sunday, Dec. 22 at  8 p.m., followed by an immediate encore at  9:30 p.m. The airings come just five days before Spears’ kicks off her two-year run at Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.

With her new album, "Britney Jean” slated to drop on Dec. 3 and rehearsals beginning a week later, viewers will get a glimpse inside Spears' life at an integral moment, as she finishes writing and recording her most personal album to date, all while producing and co-directing her first ever Las Vegas residency.  Spears will also open up about motherhood, her personal and professional lives in her most candid and revealing interviews ever.

The documentary is produced by World of Wonder (RuPaul’s Drag Race, Million Dollar Listing) and directed by filmmakers Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato (Eyes of Tammy Faye, Party Monster, Becoming Chaz, and In Vogue: The Editor's Eye).