ABC announced that it will explore the childhood, career and personal struggles of Mary Tyler Moore in a special installment of ABC News’ “20/20” to air Friday, Jan. 27.
Moore died Wednesday at age 80.
The special is titled “Mary Tyler Moore: After All.”
“The hour-long special explores her childhood in Brooklyn, groundbreaking career and personal struggles,” ABC News said in its announcement. “’20/20′ takes viewers on a journey through Moore’s television and film performances, including her start in appliance television commercials; trailblazing role on ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show’ as Mary Richards, a single, independent television journalist; critically acclaimed performance in the movie ‘Ordinary People,’ for which she received a best actress Oscar nomination; and more. In Friday night’s special, anchored by David Muir and Elizabeth Vargas, viewers will hear from those who knew Moore best. The hour also features Barbara Walters’ classic interviews with the actress herself from the ABC News archives.”
The program is scheduled for 10 p.m. ET Friday.