HBO to Honor James Gandolfini with TV Special

HBO will pay tribute to one of the most iconic stars of its network, James Gandolfini, with a special presentation entitled, “James Gandolfini: Tribute to a Friend.”

According to HBO, the special will feature “clips of Gandolfini’s work, as well as behind-the-scenes footage.” More than two dozen friends and colleagues of Gandolfini will be featured.

The special airs this Sunday, Dec. 22, at 8:30 PM ET.

Gandolfini, who rose to prominence on HBO’s “The Sopranos,” died on June 19.

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