Some of Hollywood’s biggest stars including Mary Tyler Moore, Hugh Jackman, Jay Leno, Amy Poehler and Carol Burnett will celebrate the birthday of one of the world’s most beloved entertainers in Betty White’s 90th Birthday: A Tribute to America’s Golden Girl on Monday, January 16 (8-9:30 p.m. ET) on NBC.
White’s “Hot in Cleveland co-stars Valerie Bertinelli, Wendie Mallick and Jane Leeves, along with her Mary Tyler Moore co-stars Ed Asner, Valerie Harper and Gavin MacLeod, will also be on hand to deliver birthday wishes, as will Joel McHale, William Shatner and many more. Immediately following the birthday special will be a sneak preview of the outrageously funny hidden-camera series “Betty White’s Off Their Rockers, airing from 9:30-10 p.m. ET. The special, taping at the Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles, will include special musical performances, surprise appearances and comedy, featuring the irreverent tone, spirit and energy that is the hallmark of Betty’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.
From her first words on radio in 1947, to her current TV series “Hot In Cleveland, viewers will be taken on an unprecedented journey through Betty’s storied career. Her work on game shows, talk shows, The Mary Tyler Moore Show and The Golden Girls will be featured, along with her work in movies and commercials. And most importantly, Betty will be saluted for her favorite role: making the world a better place for animals.
The special is produced by Brad Lachman Productions and Universal Television, with Brad Lachman, Jon Macks and Steve Ridgeway serving as executive producers.