Created and hosted by journalist and animal advocate Jill Rappaport, Best in Shelter With Jill Rappaport documents her year-long search for remarkable shelter dog contestants, focusing on hard-to-adopt animals such as pit pulls, older animals, and animals with disabilities. While the program ultimately declares "winners," all the selected animals find loving homes.
On October 11, 1975 NBC's Saturday Night with host George Carlin debuted on NBC. At the time, ABC had a program called Saturday Night Live with Howar...
This year has been full of contradictions for Americans saving for retirement. With a nod to Betty's question and to the bearded guy up north, I have compiled my own naughty and nice list for 2014.
When Los Angeles-based TV producer Michael Levitt isn't creating hit shows, he's driving all over greater L.A. rescuing dogs from kill shelters and placing them in loving "forever" homes. Now taking his passion one giant leap further, Levitt has created a groundbreaking TV event.
Nine years ago, one of our executives who happens to be a marketing genius, walked into my office with an idea that I thought was completely crazy. He said we should try to get Betty White to be a spokesperson for our company. How do we even get a meeting, I asked? How could we afford her?
Let's take a moment to celebrate some women who have certainly impacted my life, and probably yours as well. So, in addition to celebrating our mothers, here are some amazing women who deserve thanks. After all, they created entire movements and changed the world as we know it.
"We're The Judds of comedy," says Saturday Night Live comedy legend, Laraine Newman. "We're the Redgraves of comedy," adds Laraine's Emmy Award-winning sister, Tracy Newman with a laugh.
If Alzheimer's were cured, people would simply age, rather than disappear into the unforgiving vortex of the disease.
On the surface, Andrew W.K. has made a career out of being a "professional partier," but if you peel off some layers to that persona, which is very re...
Hillary Clinton has proven she's profoundly qualified to run for president, both physically and politically, and as a woman-of-a-certain-age myself, I find the discussion of age as it relates to her ability to do anything patently offensive.
There's a graveyard in my basement. The lower level of my house is the final resting place for dead and discarded kitchen appliances: those innovative, time-saving, cunning devices you buy in a flurry of anticipation and eagerness, convinced they'll transform you into a domestic goddess.
The gals return with all-new "episodes." Before the world insisted on Facebook friends, we settled for quality one-on-one time. Or, at the very le...
"In television terms, one Betty White covers the entire demographic of seventy to a hundred and three. I think funny is funny and interesting is interesting."
The beloved 91-year-old comedian Betty White has a new starring role in Air New Zealand's latest in-flight safety video. I don't think it's one of her finest performances.
You know how doctors have such a hard time at social events because there's always someone coming up for a free back pain consultation? Well, that's me at my mom's cocktail parties, except the questioners are all ladies of a certain age, and the subject ain't back pain.
Cloris Leachman is living proof that, like fine wine -- cheese, too? -- age just makes everything a bit more delicious.