ABC has provided another major showcase for Caitlyn Jenner, saluting her as the most fascinating person of 2015 in a Barbara Walters special Thursday night.

Walters revealed that presidential candidate Donald Trump and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos were other choices for her Top 10 list. Walters has conducted a couple of high-profile interviews with Trump this year.

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Previously ABC had announced Walters' other choices were actors Bradley Cooper, Amy Schumer and Tracy Morgan, fashion legend Donna Karan, dancer Misty Copeland, MMA fighter Ronda Rousey and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.

But Jenner has Walters' top choice for bringing attention to transgender issues.

Jenner has certainly been a draw for ABC earlier this year. ABC's Diane Sawyer scored one of the highlights of her career with "Bruce Jenner: The Interview," which aired in April and drew more than 20 million viewers.

Earlier this week, Sawyer won an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award for the interview. It is the fourth duPont Award that Sawyer has won in her long career, and she reportedly will conduct another interview with Jenner next year.

ABC also aired the ESPYS in July, when Jenner received the Arthur Ashe Courage Award. The ESPYS telecast enjoyed a huge ratings increase with the shift from ESPN to ABC and with Jenner's participation. ESPN and ABC are owned by the Walt Disney Co.

 
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