"Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2006," an hour-long ABC News special highlighting some of the year's most prominent names in entertainment, politics, sports and business, will air Tuesday, Dec. 12 (10:00- 11:00 p.m., ET).

Hosted by Barbara Walters, the special includes Vogue Editor in Chief Anna Wintour, hip hop mogul Jay-Z, newly retired tennis legend Andre Agassi, John Ramsey, televangelist Joel Osteen, Steve Irwin's widow, Terri Irwin, heartthrob Patrick Dempsey and others.

The number-one most fascinating person of 2006 will be announced on the program.

Now in its 14th season, "Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People" has consistently been one of the highest rated specials of the year.