The special, to be taped at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, will include musical performances and surprise appearances, with White taking the stage to share some memories and give thanks to those who've come to honour her.
Participating celebrities will include Hugh Jackman, Mary Tyler Moore. William Shatner. Ed Asner, Carol Burnett, Valerie Harper, Jay Leno, Amy Poehler, Joel McHale, Gavin MacLeod, Ellen DeGeneres, Morgan Freeman. Tina Fey. Ray Romano, Seth Meyers, Tracy Morgan, Carl Reiner, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Vicki Lawrence, and John O'Hurley
The special will also include a special tribute from White's Hot in Cleveland co-stars Valerie Bertinelli, Wendie Malick, and Jane Leeves.
Photo by David Shankbone (Betty White David Shankbone 2010 NYC) [CC-BY-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
Graham Spicer is a writer, director and photographer in Milan, blogging (under the name ‘Gramilano') about dance, opera, music and photography for people “who are a bit like me and like some of the things I like”. He was a regular columnist for Opera Now magazine and wrote for the BBC until transferring to Italy.
His scribblings have appeared in various publications from Woman's Weekly to Gay Times, and he wrote the ‘Danza in Italia' column for Dancing Times magazine.