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Wednesday
Dec122012

Barbara Walters' 'Most Fascinating People' Special Airs Wednesday

ABC/RON TOM(NEW YORK) -- On Wednesday night, ABC will air its special Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2012.

The network has already revealed seven of the newsmakers on the list: Fifty Shades of Grey author EL James, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas, Ben Affleck, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, British boy band One Direction and Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane.

Furthermore, Barbara Walters has told Us Weekly that she also included Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson.

So who is the most fascinating person of the year?  You'll just have to tune in and find out.  The 90-minute special begins at 9:30 p.m. Eastern time.

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Tuesday
Nov202012

Ben Affleck Among Barbara Walter's "10 Most Fascinating People"

Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) -- Ben Affleck and Seth MacFarlane both made Barbara Walters' annual Most Fascinating People special, which airs next month on ABC.

In the special, Walters will run down the year's most prominent people in the fields of entertainment, sports, politics and popular culture.

There are 10 people in all, and in addition to Affleck, the director and star of Argo, and McFarlane, the creator of Family Guy and upcoming Oscar host, Walters will also highlight Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Fifty Shades of Grey author EL James, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and boy band One Direction.

Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2012 will air on Dec. 12 at 9:30 p.m. Eastern time.  The number one most fascinating person of the year won't be revealed until that night.

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Wednesday
Nov302011

Kardashians to Be Featured on Barbara Walters' 'Most Fascinating People'

Scott Kirkland/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- You might not find the Kardashian family to be fascinating, but Barbara Walters apparently does.

The Kardashians will be featured on the TV special, Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2011.

USA Today reports the special will also feature Modern Family stars Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Eric Stonestreet, along with Simon Cowell, New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, Donald Trump, singer Katy Perry and Britain’s Pippa Middleton.  Walter’s number one “Most Fascinating Person of 2011” will be announced on the show.

The ABC special, now in its 19th season, will air at 9:30 p.m. Eastern time on Dec. 14.

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Monday
Nov292010

'Jersey Shore' Joins Walters' Most Fascinating People

Photo Courtesy - Donna Svennevik/ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The cast of MTV's hit reality show Jersey Shore, teen dream Justin Bieber, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, the newest American Idol judge Jennifer Lopez, and comeback queen Betty White are among Barbara Walters' 10 Most Fascinating People of 2010.

Future British Princess Kate Middleton, Academy Award winner Sandra Bullock and NBA star LeBron James also made this year's list. The number one most-fascinating person will be announced on the ABC special, which airs Thursday, Dec. 9 at 10 p.m. ET.

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