UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. â€“ January 16, 2013 â€“ Seven-time Emmy Award winner Betty White will be celebrating her 91st birthday in style as a star-studded line up of special guests pays tribute to one of the worldâ€™s most beloved entertainers in â€œBetty Whiteâ€™s 2nd Annual 90th Birthday Special,â€ airing Tuesday, February 5 (8-9 p.m. ET) on NBC.
Blake Shelton, Bill Cosby, Whoopi Goldberg, Sean Hayes, Rico Rodriguez, Lily Tomlin and Sarah Silverman will honor Americaâ€™s comedy sweetheart, along with Bill Clinton, the 42nd President of the United States. Also on hand to deliver birthday wishes will be Vicki Lawrence –reprising her popular title role from â€œMamaâ€™s Familyâ€ — Katie Couric and Whiteâ€™s â€œHot in Clevelandâ€ co-stars â€œValerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves and Wendie Malick, as well as Zachary Levi, Larry King and Kate Flannery.
The evening will include special performances â€“ including Shelton singing a tailor-made musical number for the birthday girl â€“ as well as comedy and clips that perfectly capture the irreverent tone, spirit and comedic flair that are the hallmark of Whiteâ€™s extraordinary career.
At 91 years old, White is one of the funniest and busiest actresses in Hollywood, currently starring on NBCâ€™s â€œBetty Whiteâ€™s Off Their Rockersâ€ and TV Landâ€™s â€œHot in Cleveland.â€Â With a career that has spanned more than 60 years, the star of classic series like â€œThe Mary Tyler Moore Showâ€ and â€œGolden Girlsâ€ has created unforgettable roles in television and film.Â She has also authored seven books and won numerous awards, including those for her lifelong work for animal welfare.
â€œBetty Whiteâ€™s 2nd Annual 90th Birthday Specialâ€ is produced by Brad Lachman Productions and Universal Television, with Brad Lachman and Jon Macks serving as executive producers.
Don’t forget to watch the celebrities honor America’s comedy sweetheart in ‘BETTY WHITE’S 2ND ANNUAL 90TH BIRTHDAY SPECIAL,’ airing Tuesday, FEBRUARY 5 (8-9 P.M. ET) on NBC.