Derek Jeter

*It’s that time of year again.

Barbara Walters today begins the teasing of her annual “The 10 Most Fascinating People of the Year” special, which premieres Wednesday, Dec. 14 at 9:30/8:30c on ABC.

The Kardashians

The 90-minute program, the 19th annual edition, will feature producer/judge extraordinaire Simon Cowell, Eric Stonestreet and Jesse Tyler Ferguson who play the loveable gay couple on Modern Family, New York Yankees’ shortstop Derek Jeter, business mogul Donald Trump, pop star Katy Perry, reality TV family, The Kardashians, and royal relative (most eligible bachelorette) Pippa Middleton.

Walters will reveal the complete list and who snagged the No. 1 spot on the show.