�BARBARA WALTERS SPECIAL: 30 MISTAKES IN 30 YEARS�
Two-Part Special Airs Thursday, November 16 and
Friday, November 17 on ABC
Barbara Walters celebrates 30 years of primetime specials with a light-hearted, poignant and often hysterical two-part special, �Barbara Walters Special: 30 Mistakes in 30 Years.� Walters shares her interviews with world leaders, athletes, musicians and Hollywood icons, chronicling her mistakes and their mistakes. �Barbara Walters Special: 30 Mistakes in 30 Years� airs on Thursday, November 16 (10:01-11:00 p.m., ET) and Friday, November 17 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
Some of those mistakes are legendary and have turned into classic television moments:
Mistake # 30: �NEVER ASK ANYONE WHAT KIND OF A TREE THEY WANT TO BE�
Such was the case when Walters asked Katharine Hepburn that question � it�s a moment that has dogged Walters throughout her career.
Mistake #26: �ENOUGH ALREADY WITH THE VIRGINITY TALK�
Walters discusses loosing one�s virginity with Patrick Dempsey, Don Johnson, Ricky Martin and Liam Neeson.
Mistake # 14: �DANCING IS FINE � STRIPPING IS OUT OF THE QUESTION�
Demi Moore teaches Walters how to dance like a stripper, and it is not a good idea to teach Barbara Walters how to dance like a stripper.
Mistake # 3: �DON�T CALL ONE FAMOUS CELEBRITY BY THE NAME OF ANOTHER FAMOUS CELEBRITY�
Walters accidentally calls Arnold Schwarzenegger by the name of another famous celebrity.
Funny, irreverent and self-deprecating, this star-studded special includes classic candid moments with Al Pacino, Will Farrell, Jim Carrey, Eddie Murphy, Whoopi Goldberg, Jimmy Stewart, Lucille Ball, Patrick Dempsey, Jamie Foxx, George Clooney, Teri Hatcher, Brad Pitt, Halle Berry, Sarah Jessica Parker, Matthew McConoughey, Shrek, Jerry Seinfeld, President Ronald Reagan, David Letterman and countless others.
�The Barbara Walters Special: 30 Mistakes in 30 Years� is executive-produced by Ms. Walters and Bill Geddie. It�s directed by Bill Geddie.