Carrie Fisher Update: HBO Honoring 'Star Wars' Icon Twice In 2017 [VIDEO]

The late Carrie Fisher will be honored twice in 2017 by HBO.

Fisher, who died on Tuesday at the age of 60, will get two big tributes in the coming year. HBO announced Thursday that the network would showing an encore presentation of her one-woman show, Wishful Drinking, on Jan. 1.

"Debuting in 2010, this feature-length adaptation of the Hollywood icon's hit autobiographical stage production tells the intoxicating tale of her life, combining her raucous one-woman stage performance, interviews with family and friends, and archival footage," says HBO.

Wishful Drinking (and by extension, Fisher), was nominated for an Emmy in 2011 for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special, in addition to Outstanding Picture Editing for a Special.

Wishful Drinking will air Sunday, Jan. 1 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on HBO.

HBO will also pay tribute to Fisher and her late mother, Debbie Reynolds, with a new documentary. Titled Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds, the documentary explores the two iconic actresses' unique relationship. The film was shown at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this year, in addition to the Telluride Film Festival, the New York Film Festival and AFI Fest. Reviews for the film were incredibly strong, holding 100 percent on Rotten Tomatoes.

HBO Documentary Films president Sheila Nevins spoke on the release of Bright Lights with Variety, explaining, "Carrie wanted to make 'Bright Lights' for Debbie and Debbie wanted to make it for Carrie." Considering the unfortunate timing of their deaths, Nevins said they will be careful in picking out an appropriate premiere date for the documentary.

"If this was a Hollywood script, no one would believe it," Nevins explained, while reportedly fighting back tears. "They just loved each other so much. The bond was just unbreakable."

She continued: "It's life with Carrie and Debbie. It's about both of them trying to stand upright, both having their frailties - age on the one hand and mental illness on the other. It's a love story about a mother and daughter - they happen to be Carrie and Debbie."

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