Carol Burnett Pitched CBS Her 90th Birthday Celebration, But It Declined — Giving NBC A Monster Hit

You’d think CBS would have jumped at the chance to snag Carol Burnett’s 90 Years of Laughter + Love birthday special. Not only did the comedy legend’s variety show run on the network for 11 seasons, but so did its 50th anniversary special in 2017. But the network said no. 90 Years went on to score an impressive 7.6 million viewers for NBC. It’s now favored to pick up an Emmy nomination.

Carol Burnett, Like Her Comedy, Is Still Timeless

Turning 90 this month, the sketch trailblazer has a TV special, Emmy buzz for her turn in Better Call Saul, a new Apple TV+ series and thoughts on which recent Oscar nominee she’d spoof if she still had a variety show (it’s Tár!).

NBC To Celebrate Carol Burnett’s 90th Birthday With Two-Hour Special

NBC will pay tribute to Carol Burnett on her 90th birthday with Carol Burnett: 90 Years of Laughter + Love. The two-hour special will air on her birthday, Wednesday, April 26, at 8 p.m. ET/PT and will also stream the next day on Peacock.

Carol Burnett To Guest Star On ‘Better Call Saul’ Final Season

Comedy legend Carol Burnett is set to guest star on the sixth and final season of Better Call Saul. She’ll portray a character named Marion, but the storyline has not been revealed. The final episodes will conclude the complicated journey and transformation of its compromised hero, Jimmy McGill (Bob Odenkirk), into criminal lawyer Saul Goodman.

Carol Burnett To Star Opposite Kristen Wiig In Apple’s ‘Mrs. American Pie’

The beloved entertainer has booked the starring role, opposite Kristen Wiig, in the Apple scripted comedy series Mrs. American Pie. Created by Abe Sylvia (Dead to Me) and ordered straight to series in February the 10-episode comedy is set in the early 1970s and revolves around Maxine Simmons’ (Wiig) attempt to secure her seat at America’s most exclusive table: Palm Beach high society.

‘Carol Burnett Show’ Makes Streaming Debut

Starting today, all 11 seasons of the fabled comedy/variety show, which aired on CBS  from 1967 to 1978, will stream on, Roku, Amazon Fire, Apple TV and Android apps.

TV Comedy Greats Take A Bow, Make ’Em Laugh

Like the 97-year-old Norman Lear, who made his name — and TV history — with groundbreaking sitcoms like All in the Family and The Jeffersons, the other honorees at Thursday’s Paley Center for Media ceremony proved that talent is ageless. Carl Reiner, 97; Bob Newhart, 90; Carol Burnett, 86, and Lily Tomlin, 80, each won over the room with their humor and memories. Above, Lear (r), is congratulated by presenters Jimmy Kimmel (l), and Anthony Anderson.

Carol Burnett Joining ‘Mad About You’ Revival

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carol Burnett will be among the familiar faces gracing the “Mad About You” revival. Sony Pictures Television announced Monday that Burnett will reprise her Emmy-winning role […]

Carol Burnett Gets Inaugural Globes Prize For TV Achievement

Burnett said sometimes she catches herself wishing she were young so she could do it all over again, but stops herself when she realizes that today’s TV producers would never finance a show like hers, with its 28-piece live orchestra, 12 dancers and 65 costumes a week.

New Golden Globes Honor To Be Named After Carol Burnett

NEW YORK (AP) — The Golden Globe Awards will introduce a new TV special achievement trophy at next month’s telecast and name it after its first recipient — comedic icon […]

Carol Burnett To Receive Career Peabody

The TV icon will be honored during 77th Annual Peabody Awards ceremony on May 19 in New York City.

Carol Burnett Sets TV Return With Netflix

ABC Picks Up Amy Poehler’s Carol Burnett Pilot

Carol Burnett To Star In ABC Comedy

BurnettPoehlerA comedy legend is coming back to television. Carol Burnett is set to topline a multi-camera comedy, which, in a very competitive situation with broadcast and streaming networks bidding, has landed at ABC with a put pilot commitment. On the project, written/executive produced by Michael Saltzman, Burnett stars with Amy Poehler who will also executive produce.

Burnett To Get SAG Life Achievement Award

Carol Burnett will be presented with the honor at the 22nd annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Jan. 30 that will be simulcast live on TNT and TBS.

Carol Burnett Looks Back On Her Career

Julie Andrews, Tony Bennett, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler paid tribute as the comedienne received the nation’s top humor award — the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor — on Sunday.

Carol Burnett Picked For Mark Twain Prize

The Kennedy Center has named Carol Burnett the recipient of this year’s Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. The award ceremony will take place in October and broadcast later on PBS. The award is the Center’s annual recognition for “people who have had an impact on American society in ways similar” to Mr. Twain himself.

Conway, Burnett To Reunite On ‘Hot In Cleveland’

Carol Burnett Sued Over Copyright, TV Show Rev

Carol Burnett Returning To ‘All My Children’