Ellen DeGeneres, Morgan Freeman, Tina Fey, Ray Romano, Tracy Morgan and Carl Reiner have been added to the already star-studded cast set to honor Betty White during a special: Betty White's 90th Birthday: A Tribute to America's Golden Girl.
The show, to air at 8 pm eastern on Monday, January 16th, will also include Jennifer Love Hewitt, Vicky Lawrence, Hugh Jackman, William Shatner, Jay Leno Amy Poehler and her beloved co-stars from yesteryear: Mary Tyler Moore, Ed Asner, Valerie Harper, Gavin MacLeod and Carol Burnett. In addition, there will be her present day co-stars from Hot in Cleveland: Valerie Bertinelli, Wendie Malick and Jane Leeves.
|Betty White hosting the Macy's Thanksgiving Day |
Parade with Lorne Greene in 1968
As previously reported, the birthday tribute will precede White's new program, Off Their Rockers, a sort of Candid Camera with older people playing tricks on younger ones.
The birthday special, taping at the Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles, will include special musical performances, surprise appearances and comedy, and will feature the irreverent tone, spirit and energy that is the hallmark of White’s six-decade career in show business. White will take the stage to share some memories and give thanks to those who've come to honor her.
Betty White started out in radio in 1947. She was a regular on Password, the Mary Tyler Moore Show, Golden Girls and now Hot. She was divorced twice before she married the late host of Password, Allen Ludden, who remained her husband for 18 years until his death in 1981.