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Betty White: Jay-Z Patted Me...
 Betty White: 
 Jay-Z Patted Me... 
NOT ON THE SHOULDER

Betty White: Jay-Z Patted Me...

Golden Girl dishes on 'SNL' gig on 'Tonight Show'

(Newser) - Fresh off her Saturday Night Live gig, America's favorite Golden Girl dropped by Jay Leno's set last night where she again killed. Greeted with a standing ovation, Gawker reports, Betty White dished on how "desperate" Jay-Z patted her ass, and on partying down with the cast til 3am. She...

8 Hilarious Octogenarians
 8 Hilarious Octogenarians 

8 Hilarious Octogenarians

A list inspired by—who else?—Betty White

(Newser) - Eighty-eight-year-old Betty White is definitely feeling the love these days, but she’s not the only hilarious octogenarian out there. Nerve lists the eight funniest people over age 80. Among them:
  • Elaine Stritch, 84: Best known for her work on Broadway, Stritch has also guest-starred on 3rd Rock From the
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Betty White for Oscar Host!
 Betty White 
 for Oscar Host! 
new facebook campaigns

Betty White for Oscar Host!

Groups spring up in wake of 'SNL' success

(Newser) - Since the first Facebook Betty White campaign was a rousing success—who didn’t love her stint on Saturday Night Live?—it’s time for a few more. The New York Post points to a page dedicated to scoring White a gig hosting the Emmys, and a quick search of...

NBC Posts Betty White's Unaired SNL Skits
 NBC Posts 
 Betty White's 
 Unaired SNL Skits 
not so live from new york

NBC Posts Betty White's Unaired SNL Skits

NBC releases more White sketches

(Newser) - Didn’t get quite enough Betty White on Saturday Night Live? No problem. NBC released a few unaired sketches starring the Golden Girl that are sure to cheer up your Monday morning. Watch two of them in the gallery, or for the third, click here .

Betty White + SNL = Ratings Bonanza

Octogenarian's hosting stint tops Ben Affleck's November 2008 effort

(Newser) - With Betty White hosting , Saturday Night Live drew its best ratings of the season and the largest audience since Nov. 1, 2008, when John McCain appeared with the Tina Fey version of then-running mate Sarah Palin. The broadcast thrashed not just its time-slot competitors but also every primetime show, reports...

Live, From New York, It's Betty White!
 Live, From 
 New York, 
 It's Betty White! 


'SNL' GIG AT LAST

Live, From New York, It's Betty White!

Golden Girl kills in much-hyped guest host spot

(Newser) - Betty White demonstrated how it's done as host of this week's Saturday Night Live. Drawing on her six decades in comedy, she was the consummate pro at 88 years old—sweet, sassy, salty, charming and clearly game for anything. "I'm not new to live TV," she reminded the...

Betty White Steals Show With SNL Promo
 Betty White 
 Steals Show 
 With SNL 
 Promo 
12 days till may 8

Betty White Steals Show With SNL Promo

88-year-old will co-host May 8 show

(Newser) - Gabourey Sidibe impressed in her Saturday Night Live hosting debut , but the hot topic of the day is another first-timer: Betty White, who will co-host the May 8 episode . A 15-second promo during Saturday's show featured the 88-year-old TV legend explaining that she got the gig "thanks to the...

The Race to Be the Next Oprah
 The Race to Be the Next Oprah 
Casting call!

The Race to Be the Next Oprah

Conan, Ellen, Sarah all deserve a look

(Newser) - \With Oprah leaving her show in the all-too-near future, people have been clamoring to find the heir to her daytime throne. The Boston Globe offers a few outside-the-box suggestions.

Betty White to Larry King: Yep, I'm a Sex Symbol

Legendary comedian discusses new-found popularity

(Newser) - Betty White was on Larry King Live last night to discuss her upcoming stint on Saturday Night Live—and, more importantly, her sex life. Does she consider herself a sex symbol? “Oh yes. It’s not that I consider myself that, I just have to concede the point,”...

Betty White Back in a Sitcom
 Betty White Back in a Sitcom 

Betty White Back in a Sitcom

Golden Girls star to be in TV Land show

(Newser) - Betty White is joining the cast of Hot in Cleveland, a sitcom coming to TV Land. The 88-year-old Golden Girls star has surged back to popularity (she'll host SNL in May) after appearing in a Snickers Super Bowl commercial and gaining a Facebook fan club. Hot in Cleveland, TV Land's...

Betty White Will Host SNL
 Betty White Will Host SNL 

Betty White Will Host SNL

Date still TBA for 88-year-old riding wave of new popularity

(Newser) - In high demand after her popular Snickers Super Bowl ad, Betty White confirmed today that she’s signed on to host Saturday Night Live. No date’s been set yet for the 88-year-old Golden Girls star, who tells People of the renewed interest that includes a 500,000-strong Facebook fan...

Small Firm Nabs $650K Prize for Super Bowl Ad

Crafty dog spot from small NC firm comes in 2nd with viewers

(Newser) - A crafty dog and a bag of Doritos combined to create a memorable Super Bowl ad and a big payday for a small North Carolina production company—$650,000. The firm won $50,000 for the spot originally and another $600,000 for taking the runner-up spot in real-time viewer...

Nostalgia Rules in Super Bowl Ads

From Betty White to Stevie Wonder, these ads bank on the familiar

(Newser) - Yes, there were still the requisite ads using slapstick violence to get a laugh, or objectifying women—but the reigning theme of this year's Super Bowl commercials was nostalgia. Thanks to the economy, many advertisers used familiar faces to pitch products, writes Stuart Elliott in the New York Times . A...

Best Soap Opera Cameos
 Best Soap Opera Cameos 

Best Soap Opera Cameos

James Franco follows in the footsteps of Rosanne, Snoop Dog

(Newser) - James Franco’s much-hyped General Hospital guest stint began Friday, but can he live up to the true classics of the celebrity cameo genre? Many other luminaries have guested on daytime TV, and “they almost always shake things up like a schizophrenic with a fake pregnancy interrupting a wedding...

Bea Arthur Called Betty White a What?

Tribute to Golden Girls comic recalls her funny—often dirty—comments

(Newser) - Bea Arthur’s sharp humor and potty mouth were remembered at yesterday’s tribute to the late actor, People reports. Recollections ranged from the reverent—“She really taught me how to be a feminist,” said Rosie O’Donnell—to the raunchy—“God, I want to f--- him,...

Betty White-Barker Feud Heats Up

Price is Right host won't attend game show awards if she's there

(Newser) - Bob Barker might not come on down to the Game Show Awards this weekend—at least, not if Betty White dares to show her face, BuzzerBlog reports. The feisty oldsters are feuding over an elephant Barker wants relocated from the Los Angeles Zoo, and since the Golden Girl got her...

'Sophia' of Golden Girls Dead at 84

Veteran actress Estelle Getty suffered from dementia

(Newser) - Estelle Getty, the diminutive actress who spent 40 years struggling for success before landing a role of a lifetime in 1985 as the sarcastic octogenarian Sophia on TV's The Golden Girls, has died. She was 84. The two-time Emmy winner, who suffered from advanced dementia, died this morning at home,...

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