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First Look: Lady Gaga, Leslie Odom Jr, Alec Baldwin, More Appear On “Tony Bennett Celebrates 90”

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This past September, NBC filmed Tony Bennett’s star-studded 90th birthday celebration.

On December 20, the resulting broadcast finally airs.

Entitled “Tony Bennett Celebrates 90: The Best Is Yet To Come,” the two-hour special features performances and appearances by stars like Lady Gaga, Stevie Wonder, Leslie Odom, Jr, Alec Baldwin, Andrea Bocelli, Bruce Willis, kd lang, and Rufus Wainwright.

In advance of the upcoming broadcast, which is set for 9-11PM on the 20th, NBC shared photos from September’s taping. They follow:

TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME -- Pictured: (l-r) Don Rickles, Miss Piggy, Regis Philbin -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME — Pictured: (l-r) Don Rickles, Miss Piggy, Regis Philbin — (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME -- Concert -- Pictured: Lady Gaga -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC)
TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME — Concert — Pictured: Lady Gaga — (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC)
TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME -- Concert -- Pictured: Leslie Odom Jr. -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC)
TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME — Concert — Pictured: Leslie Odom Jr. — (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC)
TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME -- Concert -- Pictured: Bruce Willis -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC)
TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME — Concert — Pictured: Bruce Willis — (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC)
TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME -- Concert -- Pictured: Kevin Spacey -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC)
TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME — Concert — Pictured: Kevin Spacey — (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC)
TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME -- Concert -- Pictured: k.d. lang -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC)
TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME — Concert — Pictured: k.d. lang — (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC)
TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME -- Concert -- Pictured: Stevie Wonder -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC)
TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME — Concert — Pictured: Stevie Wonder — (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC)
TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME -- Concert -- Pictured: Lady Gaga -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC)
TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME — Concert — Pictured: Lady Gaga — (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC)
TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME -- Concert -- Pictured: (l-r) Alec Baldwin, Tony Bennett -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC)
TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME — Concert — Pictured: (l-r) Alec Baldwin, Tony Bennett — (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC)
TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME -- Concert -- Pictured: Tony Bennett -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC)
TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME — Concert — Pictured: Tony Bennett — (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC)
TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME -- Concert -- Pictured: (l-r) Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC)
TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME — Concert — Pictured: (l-r) Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga — (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC)
TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME -- Concert -- Pictured: (l-r) Lady Gaga, Stevie Wonder -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC)
TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME — Concert — Pictured: (l-r) Lady Gaga, Stevie Wonder — (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC)
TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME -- Concert -- Pictured: Alec Baldwin as Tony Bennett -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME — Concert — Pictured: Alec Baldwin as Tony Bennett — (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME -- Concert -- Pictured: Leslie Odom Jr. -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME — Concert — Pictured: Leslie Odom Jr. — (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME -- Concert -- Pictured: John McEnroe -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME — Concert — Pictured: John McEnroe — (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME -- Concert -- Pictured: Rufus Wainwright -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME — Concert — Pictured: Rufus Wainwright — (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME -- Concert -- Pictured: k.d. lang -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME — Concert — Pictured: k.d. lang — (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME -- Concert -- Pictured: Stevie Wonder -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME — Concert — Pictured: Stevie Wonder — (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME -- Concert -- Pictured: Lady Gaga -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME — Concert — Pictured: Lady Gaga — (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME -- Concert -- Pictured: Andrea Bocelli with Voices of Haiti (Children's Choir) -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME — Concert — Pictured: Andrea Bocelli with Voices of Haiti (Children’s Choir) — (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME -- Concert -- Pictured: (l-r) Alec Baldwin, Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett, Kevin Spacey -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME — Concert — Pictured: (l-r) Alec Baldwin, Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett, Kevin Spacey — (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME -- Concert -- Pictured: (l-r) Alec Baldwin, Stevie Wonder, Tony Bennett, Andrea Bocelli -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME — Concert — Pictured: (l-r) Alec Baldwin, Stevie Wonder, Tony Bennett, Andrea Bocelli — (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)

Written by Brian Cantor

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