12/18/2013 12:52 pm ET | Updated Jan 25, 2014

'James Gandolfini: Tribute To A Friend' To Air On HBO On Dec. 22

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HBO will air a 35-minute TV special, "James Gandolfini: Tribute To A Friend" on Sunday, Dec. 22 in honor of the late "Sopranos" star.

According to a statement from HBO, more than two dozen friends and colleagues will share memories of Gandolfini, who died on June 19 at age 51. The feature will also show clips from his work and behind-the-scenes footage.

HBO previously paid tribute to the late star after his death in July, when they aired every season of "The Sopranos," for which Gandolfini won three Emmys, On Demand.

"James Gandolfini: Tribute To A Friend" airs on Sunday, Dec. 22 at 8:30 p.m. EST.

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