Several networks have announced plans today to pay tribute to the late Farrah Fawcett, who died today after a prolonged battle with cancer:
* Dateline NBC will air “Farrah Fawcett: The Life and Death of an Angel” tonight from 10-11 p.m. ET, followed by a special rebroadcast of Farrah’s Storyfrom 9-11 p.m. tomorrow. The two-hour documentary about Fawcett’s fightwith cancer — which was shot with Fawcett’s own video camera — attracted nearly 9 millionviewers when it first aired on NBC on May 15. The special will air again on Oxygen at 3:30 p.m. on June 27.
* Tonight, ABC’s 20/20 will air Barbara Walters’ special report on Fawcett. The hour-long show will feature interviews with her longtime companion, Ryan O’Neal, fellow Charlie’s Angels star Jaclyn Smith, her close friend Alana Stewart, and Dr. Lawrence Piro,who had been treating Fawcett for cancer. Thespecial, which airs on ABC at 10 p.m. ET, will also feature clips fromWalters’ past interviews with the actress and pop culture icon.
* TV Land will pay tribute to the actress this Saturday by airing the first two episodes of the 2005 TV Land originalseries, Chasing Farrah, from 9-10 p.m. ET.
* The BIO Channel will air “BIO Remembers: Farrah Fawcett” at 10 p.m. ET, June 29.