“Stranger Things” Kids, DJ Khaled, Simone & Laurie Appearing On ABC’s “The Year: 2016” Special

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Set to air on December 20, ABC’s “The Year: 2016” special will feature interviews with some of the year’s most recognizable personalities.

According to an ABC press release, the two-hour special (airing from 9-11PM ET/PT) will feature original interviews with “Stranger Things” cast members Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, and Finn Wolfhard, DJ Khaled, Olympians Simone Biles & Laurie Hernandez and the “Fuller House” cast.

Robin Roberts will anchor the broadcast, which features contributions from ABC’s George Stephanopoulos, David Muir, Michael Strahan, Amy Robach, Lara Spencer, Dan Harris, Juju Chang, Byron Pitts and Elizabeth Vargas. They will deliver a “wide-ranging look at the year in politics, celebrity romance, pop trends, viral videos and more.

“From the highs and lows of the unpredictable 2016 presidential race to the ongoing Syrian refugee crisis and the Black Lives Matter movement, the two-hour special covers the most iconic and historic moments that viewers will remember for years to come.”

It will also look at the lighter side of 2016, from breakthroughs and comebacks, to hit songs, to star-studded romances (and breakups).

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