Articles tagged betty white

Wait, Wait, Wait… Betty White Is Old…AND She Can Act?

Television viewers root for performers like Gabourey Sidibe and Betty White, of course. How could they not? And that is the point. They can’t not root for them, even if "rooting" for a performer gets in the way of being entertained.

READ more

16 Jun 2010 // 4:56 AM

With new series, Valerie Bertinelli is hotter than ever

It seems appropriate that Valerie Bertinelli should be co-starring with Betty White in “Hot in Cleveland,” TV Land’s first original sitcom, which premieres Wednesday

READ more

15 Jun 2010 // 12:22 PM

Betty White hot all over these days, not just in ‘Cleveland’

It’s an old show business cliche. But Betty White doesn’t mind citing it because, as she is quick to point out, “I’m

READ more

11 May 2010 // 7:15 AM

The suddenly über-hip and ubiquitous Betty White hosted Saturday Night Live this past weekend and the cast paid tribute to her by singing The Golden

READ more

6 May 2010 // 4:08 AM

The Betty boom: At 88, White is more golden than ever

Betty White gets a charge out of catching people off guard. So it should come as no surprise that she’d envision an offbeat opener

READ more

13 Jul 2007 // 1:00 AM

TV pioneers talk about unintentionally funny early days

LOS ANGELES—Most people remember Tim Conway as a comic whose running gag was his cluelessness, whether as the earnest but befuddled guy in the

READ more

8 Jan 2007 // 9:00 PM

Boston Legal - Season 2

Boston Legal, fashioned out of the decaying corpse of The Practice, alternates its vaudevillian cases with ones involving pungent social issues.

READ more
The Golden Girls: The Complete Fifth Season

The girls are back. And, as demonstrated in The Golden Girls: The Complete Fifth Season, the series' original sophistication has come back with them.

READ more
The Golden Girls: The Complete Fourth Season

Golden Girls' fourth season is all about the silly.

READ more
The Golden Girls: The Complete Third Season

They're charismatic and dead-on in their comic timing, especially Bea Arthur, who could very well be television's all-time coolest woman.

READ more
The Golden Girls: The Complete Second Season

In The Golden Girls, which can be exceedingly smart, this kind of writing just feels lazy.

READ more
The Golden Girls: The Complete First Season

Their advice -- dished out to each other or the seemingly endless numbers of relatives and friends -- reveals dignity and shrewdness.

READ more
//Mixed media
//Blogs

PopMatters is on a short summer publishing break. We resume Monday, July 6th.

// Announcements

"PopMatters is on a short summer publishing break. We resume Monday, July 6th.

READ the article