[11/08/10 - 10:24 AM]
"25 Years of Sexy: People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive!" Takes a Behind-The-Scenes Look at the Iconic Franchise
Kim Kardashian hosts the one-hour special, airing Wednesday, November 17 at 10:00/9:00c on ABC.

[via press release from ABC]


Kim Kardashian Hosts One-Hour Special Airing November 17 and Featuring an Exclusive On-Camera Interview with PEOPLE's "2010 Sexiest Man Alive"

How is PEOPLE Magazine's "Sexiest Man Alive" chosen? "25 Years of Sexy: PEOPLE Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive!," a one-hour special hosted by Kim Kardashian, airs WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 17 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network and celebrates the 25th anniversary of this successful franchise. The special goes behind the scenes of the "2010 Sexiest Man Alive" edition to reveal for the first time ever PEOPLE magazine's selection process, and features highlights from the iconic issue since its debut in1985.

The special examines the "Sexiest Man Alive" from all angles, including an interview with Hugh Jackman ("2008 Sexiest Man Alive"), who describes the impact the title has had on his career, and the teasing that Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Brad Pitt and George Clooney inflicted on each other when they landed the title. ABC was given special access to PEOPLE Magazine's editorial meetings and photo selections for the "2010 Sexiest Man Alive," and offers viewers a unique behind-the-scenes glimpse at discussions led by Managing Editor Larry Hackett to determine which lucky men were chosen for the special issue, which hits newsstands nationwide on Friday, November 19.

Women also weigh in during "25 Years of Sexy: PEOPLE Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive!" regarding the qualities they consider sexy (or not) about men: Lisa Rinna describes what's sexy about her husband, Harry Hamlin, named "1987 Sexiest Man Alive," Patti Stanger ("Millionaire Matchmaker") sounds off on what she believes makes men appealing, and Lisa Niemi, widow of Patrick Swayze, talks about what the "1991 Sexiest Man Alive" title meant to her late husband.

Celebrities aren't the only men who have landed a coveted spot in the "Sexiest Man Alive" issue in the past. The special highlights some of PEOPLE Magazine's sexiest "real" men alive, such as construction workers, chefs, soldiers and everyday hunks.

"25 Years of Sexy: PEOPLE Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive!" also features photo shoot footage and interviews of those included in this year's issue, plus the first exclusive on-camera interview with the "2010 Sexiest Man Alive," who will be revealed on November 17, 2010.

"25 Years of Sexy: PEOPLE Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive!" is from Lincoln Square Productions. Jeff Winn is the director. John R. Green is executive producer. The program will air in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with stereo sound. A TV parental guideline will be assigned closer to airdate.

  [november 2010]  

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(series in development)
(tv movies and mini-series)

[11/25/15 - 11:01 AM]
Disney Channel Orders a Third Season of "Girl Meets World"
Production resumes in Los Angeles in January with season three scheduled to premiere in spring 2016.

[11/25/15 - 11:00 AM]
HBO Confirms Debut Date for Animated Adult Comedy Series "Animals"
The 10-episode series will launch on Friday, February 5 at 11:30/10:30c.

[11/25/15 - 10:35 AM]
American Hero and Fan Favorite Alek Skarlatos to Join "Dancing With The Stars: Live! -- Dance All Night Tour"
Skarlatos made headlines around the world in August 2015 when he and his friends heroically overpowered a man that opened fire on a train from Amsterdam to Paris.

[11/25/15 - 10:04 AM]
Gwen Stefani and Sia to Perform on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 Telecasts of NBC's Emmy Award-Winning Series "The Voice"
Sia will perform the single "Alive" from her upcoming album "This Is Acting" while Stefani will sing her current single "Used to Love You."

[11/25/15 - 09:01 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Pulls in Front with "Dancing with the Stars" Finale
The Alphabet leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/25/15 - 08:42 AM]
New Debut Date for "Very Semi-Serious: A Partially Thorough Portrait of New Yorker Cartoonists"
The exclusive HBO presentation is now slated to debut Monday, December 14.

[11/25/15 - 08:36 AM]
Week Two of "Chicago Med" Is Up 50% vs. Last Season's Slot Average
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 24.

[11/25/15 - 08:33 AM]
ABC Wins the Final Tuesday of November with a Season-High Performance
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 24.

[11/24/15 - 04:45 PM]
Video: First Promo for "Grease: Live" to Air During "Scream Queens" Tonight
Get your first look at the upcoming promo for the much-ballyhooed live event.

[11/24/15 - 02:44 PM]
Michigan State at Ohio State: Highest-Rated Game of Season across All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, November 21.

[11/24/15 - 02:41 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night among All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, November 23.

[11/24/15 - 01:48 PM]
Spike TV Unwraps Big Ratings for "Lip Sync Battle" Holiday Special
Spike TV further spins the numbers for Thursday, November 19.

[11/24/15 - 01:40 PM]
The CW Extends "The Flash/Arrow" Crossover by Four Minutes
Lead outs "iZombie" and "Supernatural" will air in their entirety following said event.

[11/24/15 - 01:26 PM]
"48 Hours: The Strange Case of Kurt Sonnenfeld" Is Saturday's #1 Program with Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, November 21.

[11/24/15 - 01:01 PM]
NBC's Annual "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" Celebrates the Music of the Holidays Live on Wednesday, Dec. 2
Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker and Natalie Morales will host the live broadcast from New York City's Rockefeller Center.