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Betty White Nearing Deal with Saturday Night Live

Betty WhiteNBC may have chosen Jay Leno over Conan O’Brien, but the Peacock can still recognize good comedy.

An internet campaign urging the network to get Betty White on Saturday Night Live appears to have finally worked. Execs are reportedly sealing a deal that would bring the comedienne - and several other funny ladies - to the stage.

According to Entertainment Weekly, the 88-year-old’s appearance may become part of a proposed “Women of Comedy” event. Others rumored for that possible show include Molly Shannon, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler—all SNL alums.

As of today, nearly 430,000 people have already joined the “Betty White to Host SNL (please?)!” page on Facebook.

No projected air date for White’s broadcast has yet been announced.

Read More | Entertainment Weekly

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