Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Simon Cowell Among Barbara Walters' "10 Most Fascinating People of the Year"
01 Dec 2011
Jesse Tyler Ferguson
Stage and screen actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson, his "Modern Family" co-star Eric Stonestreet and former "American Idol" judge Simon Cowell will be featured on this year's "Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of the Year," according to ABC.
The "Most Fascinating Person" will be revealed on the Dec. 14 special, which will also profile the Kardashian Family, Pippa Middleton, Derek Jeter, Donald Trump and Katy Perry.
Ferguson was seen on Broadway in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and On the Town. He most recently appeared on stage in the Public Theater's The Merchant of Venice and is best known for his work on the ABC comedy series "Modern Family."
"Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of the Year" will air at 9:30 PM ET on ABC.
Fifteen-year-old Christopher has an extraordinary brain; he is exceptionally intelligent but ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. When he falls under suspicion for killing his neighbor's dog, he sets out to identify the true culprit, which leads to an earth-shattering discovery and a journey that will change his life forever.