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Barbara Walters Brings Back ‘Most Fascinating’ Special

Walters specialLast year was supposed to the final Barbara Walters‘ “10 Most Fascinating” special. But ABC has decided there are just too many fascinating people around not to do another one.

So Walters returns for the 2-hour special on Sunday, Dec. 14. Oprah Winfrey, Neil Patrick Harris, Chelsea Handler, and Scarlett Johansson have made the cut. Walters always save the No. 1 most fascinating person for the night of the special.

“[Y]ou never pass up the opportunity to interview Oprah, Neil, Chelsea, or Scarlett,” Walters says about returning for the 2014 edition.

The special is executive produced by Walters and Bill Geddie, who, until this summer was the co-executive producer of “The View.” Geddie also directs the 2014 “Most Fascinating” special.

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Scarlett Johansson Reads the Weather On ‘Today,’ While The Muppets Take Over ‘GMA’

ABC’s “Good Morning America” and NBC’s “Today” each had special celebrity guests helping to fill-in today.

“GMA” had The Muppets “take over” the show, starting right at 7 AM, when Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy were shown in the control room (pictured right).

On NBC, Al Roker had a nasty case of laryngitis, so actress Scarlett Johansson gamely filled in and delivered the weather report.

Related: Prince Charles delivers the weather on the BBC

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ESPN's Revamped Social Networking Policy

ESPN personalities (that means everyone except Chris Berman) will have to think twice before sending out that next tweet.

The network rolled out their revamped policy when it comes to social media. Some highlights:

• Think before your tweet. Understand that at all times you are representing ESPN, and Twitter (as with other social sites) offers the equivalent of a live microphone. Simple rule: If you wouldn’t say it on the air or write it in a column, don’t post it on any social network. Read more