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How Did “The Golden Girls” Teach Us About AIDS?

The Golden Girls sitcom was created by Susan Harris and originally aired on NBC. The show ran for seven seasons in a span of seven years. While the show focused on the lives of four older women living in Miami, they also tackled real-life issues. Did you know about the episode on AIDS? Betty White’s …

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Why was the Betty White Show Cancelled?

The Betty White Show was a daytime talk show that also featured entertainment segments that are quite similar to today’s variety shows. It was first aired in KTLA in 1952 and then again on NBC in 1954. But did you know about the controversy behind the show’s end? In 1954, Betty White refused to remove …

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Who Holds the Guinness World Record for the Longest TV Career?

Since 1955, the Guinness World Records has annually published remarkable human achievements and the extremes of the natural world. Most of the awards in the publication are quite peculiar, but do you know who holds the Guinness World Record for the longest career on TV? As of 2018, the Guinness World Records awarded Betty White …

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Who was the First Woman to Produce a National TV Show?

Betty White won five Primetime Emmys, one competitive Daytime Emmy, a lifetime achievement Daytime Emmy, and was even certified as the longest ever female entertainer in the Guinness World Records. But did you know of her other achievements? Aside from being the national treasure of the US, Betty White was the first woman to produce …

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Betty White hosted a five-and-a-half-hour long live talk show six days a week from 1949 to 1953.

Hollywood on Television Betty White in 1954 Hollywood on Television was a five-and-a-half-hour, six-day-a-week live television talk show starring newcomer Betty White and radio disc jockey Al Jarvis that ran from 1949-1953. When Jarvis left the show in 1951, film star Eddie Albert took his place and co-hosted with White for six months until thirty-three …

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