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TIME Person of the Year
TIME Person of the Year

About the Show

Joining forces with TIME for exclusive coverage in highlighting the individual or group that has had the greatest influence on the events of the year, NBC is presenting the first-ever "TIME Person of the Year" special, set for Thursday, December 10 at 10/9c.

In addition to the 2020 Person of the Year, the special will spotlight TIME editors' selections for the categories that recognize the influence of individuals in specific sectors: Businessperson of the Year, Entertainer of the Year, Athlete of the Year and Guardians of the Year. 

The "TIME Person of the Year" telecast will review the extraordinary year of 2020 through exclusive interviews. It will include in-depth profiles highlighting the year’s most prominent global stories, surprise appearances and musical performances and more. 

Since 1927, TIME editors have named a Person of the Year to recognize the person or group of people who had the greatest influence on the events of the year - for better or worse. 

TIME's 2020 Person of the Year coverage, which includes a special issue, multiple worldwide covers and exclusive photography and video packages, will go live on on Thursday, December 10. 

Readers can cast their vote for who they think shaped 2020 with the annual TIME Person of the Year readers' poll:

Produced in partnership with P&G, "TIME Person of the Year" was created by TIME's Emmy Award-winning television and film division, TIME Studios, with MaggieVision Productions serving as showrunners. The special is presented by State Farm and Amazon.


Day & Time
Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 10/9c

Produced By
TIME Studios in partnership with P&G

MaggieVision Productions

Presented By
State Farm and Amazon

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