[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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[10/07/15 - 10:00 AM]
FOX Orders Seventh and Eighth Seasons of Emmy Award-Winning "Bob's Burgers"
"Six seasons in, the Belchers have become one of America's most beloved TV families, and we are so happy to keep them in the fold for another two seasons," said David Madden.

[10/07/15 - 08:40 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with NBC
"NCIS" and "NCIS: New Orleans" are two of only three series even or above from last week among adults 18-49.

[10/07/15 - 07:14 AM]
A&E Network Set to Air the Highly Anticipated Original Drama Series "The Frankenstein Chronicles" in the US
The hour-long drama starring Sean Bean is a thrilling and terrifying re-imagining of the Frankenstein Myth set in 19th century London.

[10/07/15 - 05:45 AM]
Christina Aguilera Returns to Join Adam Levine, Blake Shelton and Pharrell Williams as Coaches for Season 10 of "The Voice"
The 10th season will begin in February.

[10/06/15 - 03:31 PM]
E!'s Hit Series "Total Divas" Begins Production on Season Five
The Bella Twins (Nikki and Brie Bella), Natalya (Nattie), Eva Marie, Paige, Rosa Mendes and Alicia Fox are all due back in early 2016.

[10/06/15 - 03:30 PM]
Sanaa Lathan ("The Perfect Guy") to Star in New Event Series Being Developed by FOX
The project examines the dangerous aftermath of a police shooting when an African-American cop kills a white teen in Tennessee.

[10/06/15 - 01:44 PM]
National Geographic Channel and Mental Floss Celebrate the Intersection of Science and Medicine, Taking Viewers into a Cutting-Edge Operating Room to Perform "Brain Surgery Live"
The live two-hour special premieres in the U.S. on Sunday, October 25 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/06/15 - 01:08 PM]
Thinkfactory Media Partners with Hip Hop Legend, Michel'le to Reveal Her Untold Story from the Streets of Compton
In addition to the scripted project, Thinkfactory Media and Michel'le are collaborating on a documentary detailing her life.

[10/06/15 - 11:53 AM]
Esquire Network Dives in Head First with the New Season of "Going Deep with David Rees" Beginning Wednesday November 11th
To promote the series, David will embark on an "analog" social media tour - where he drives cross-country from NYC to LA.

[10/06/15 - 11:14 AM]
Hulu and Viacom Expand Content Partnership In Robust, New Multi-Year Agreement
"Inside Amy Schumer," "Broad City," "Finding Carter," "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" and "Sanjay and Craig" are among the featured titles.

[10/06/15 - 11:00 AM]
truTV Greenlights "Super Into" Hosted by Kevin Pereira
Each half-hour asks our favorite celebrities to take us inside their private passions - from Rob Corddry and astronomy, including a ride on a zero gravity plane, to Diablo Cody and rollercoasters.

[10/06/15 - 10:33 AM]
New Art of Speedy from The CW's "Arrow"
The new season kicks off this Wednesday, October 7 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/06/15 - 10:00 AM]
Timely Documentary "3 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets," Exploring the Deadly Impact of Racial Prejudice, Debuts Nov. 23, Exclusively on HBO
The documentary made its world premiere at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, where it won a Special Jury Award for Social Impact.

[10/06/15 - 10:00 AM]
ABC Family Becomes Freeform in January 2016
"Pretty Little Liars," "The Fosters," "Young and Hungry" and "Baby Daddy" will all return in early 2016 for their winter premieres alongside the world premieres of new original series "Shadowhunters" and "Recovery Road."

[10/06/15 - 09:32 AM]
MTV Announces Full Lineup for New York Comic Con - Releases Key Art for "The Shannara Chronicles"
Each can't-miss panel will feature cast and producers from the shows and the debut of exclusive New York Comic Con trailers.