Tonight, 8-10 p.m., ABC
“The program will feature reports tracing Jennings’ journalistic career as he covered many of the pivotal events that have shaped our world — first as a respected domestic and foreign correspondent and later during his decades as a trusted anchor. It will also focus on Jennings’ passion for journalism, his unique perspective on America and how his distinctive editorial vision and values shaped the award-winning ‘World News Tonight’ broadcast,” the press release says.
Charles Gibson, Ted Koppel, Diane Sawyer, Elizabeth Vargas and Barbara Walters will contribute reports the special. Tom Yellin, the special’s executive producer, “produced many of the prime-time documentaries with which Mr. Jennings earned his reputation for thought-provoking and serious reporting,” TV Week notes.