First Look: Most Fascinating People of the Year


Who Are the Most Fascinating People of 2011?

Some of the year’s biggest names in entertainment, sports and popular culture are sitting down with Barbara Walters for her annual special “Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of the Year.” The 90 minute-long program will air Wed., Dec. 14 at 9:3o p.m. ET.

The special, in its 19th year, includes American reality royalty the Kardashian family, the always provocative Simon Cowell, breakout stars from television’s hit comedy “Modern Family,” Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Eric Stonestreet, MLB star and New York Yankees Captain Derek Jeter, American business tycoon, author and television personality Donald Trump, pop singing sensation Katy Perry, and quite possibly the most famous sister in the world— Pippa Middleton.

The Number One Most Fascinating Person of 2011 will be announced on the program.

PHOTOS: Barbara Walters and the Most Fascinating People of the Year.