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[11/12/08 - 11:10 AM]
Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2008, an ABC News Special, Airs Thursday, December 4
Tom Cruise, Tina Fey, Rush Limbaugh, Miley Cyrus and Michael Phelps are among those profiled.

[via press release from ABC]

"BARBARA WALTERS PRESENTS: THE 10 MOST FASCINATING PEOPLE OF 2008," AN ABC NEWS SPECIAL, AIRS THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4

"Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2008," an hour-long ABC News special highlighting some of the year's most prominent names in entertainment, sports, politics and pop culture," will air THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4 (10:01-11:00 pm, ET) on the ABC Television Network.

Hosted by Barbara Walters, the special includes: Academy Award´┐Ż nominee and Grammy winner Will Smith, Three-time Academy Award nominee Tom Cruise, Tina Fey, famous for her Sarah Palin impersonation on "Saturday Night Live" and her Emmy Award-winning sitcom, "30 Rock", political commentator Rush Limbaugh, teen sensation Miley Cyrus and record breaking Olympic Gold Medalist Michael Phelps. The Number One Most Fascinating Person of 2008 will be announced on the program.

Now in its 16th season, "Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People" has consistently been one of the highest rated specials of the year.

"Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2008" is executive produced by Barbara Walters and Bill Geddie. Bill Geddie also directs the program.





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