In an unparalleled television career spanning eight decades, Emmy-winning icon Betty White has brought laughter and joy to millions of fans of all ages with her acclaimed performances in the hit series The Golden Girls, The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Hot In Cleveland.
In 1971, just prior to Betty’s sitcom superstardom, she created and hosted a weekly program, BETTY WHITE’S PET SET, celebrating her lifelong devotion to animals. Produced with her beloved husband Allen Ludden (Password), BETTY WHITE’S PET SET welcomed celebrity friends with their dogs, cats and horses in additional to dozens of wild animals including tigers, bears, elephants, lions, wolves, gorillas, chimps, cougars, cheetahs, kangaroos, zebras, penguins, seals, eagles and many more creatures both in the studio and on location.
The 39 episodes of BETTY WHITE’S PET SET include these guest stars: Carol Burnett, Doris Day, Mary Tyler Moore, James Stewart, Burt Reynolds, Shirley Jones, Michael Landon, Barbara Eden, James Brolin, Della Reese, Vincent Price, Paul Lynde, Eva Gabor, Eddie Albert, Agnes Moorehead, Peter Marshall, Rose Marie, Bob Crane, Bill Bixby, Beverly Garland, Jim Nabors, Lorne Greene, Bob Barker, Mike Connors, Barbara Bain, Dennis Weaver, Eve Arden, Johnny Mathis, Donald O’Connor, Merv Griffin, Barbara Feldon, Rod Serling, Pat Carroll, Peter Lawford, Vikki Carr, Amanda Blake, Arte Johnson, Sue Ane Langdon, Miyoshi Umeki, Richard Deacon, Nancy Kulp, Billy DeWolfe, Allen Ludden and pioneering animal trainer Ralph Helfer of Africa U.S.A.
Key Marketing Points:
- The long-lost 1971 television series available for the first time since the original television release!
- Produced with her husband Allen Ludden (Password)
- Includes 39 star-studded half-hour shows featuring fellow animal-loving icons Carol Burnett, Mary Tyler Moore, Doris Day, Burt Reynolds, Barbara Eden, Shirley Jones, Jimmy Stewart, Paul Lynde and dozens more!
- Betty White has the longest television career of any entertainer, spanning more than 80 years
- White has received eight Emmy Awards in various categories, three American Comedy Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, and a Grammy Award. She has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, is a 1985 Television Hall of Fame inductee, and a 2009 Disney Legend
- White has been dubbed "the first lady of game shows", and became the first woman to receive an Emmy Award for Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Game Show Host
- Regarded as a pioneer of television, she was one of the first women to exert control in front of and behind the camera and is recognized as the first woman to produce a sitcom (Life with Elizabeth) which contributed to her receiving the honorary title Mayor of Hollywood in 1955
Betty White’s Pet Set: Behind The Scenes
The Pet Set Promo Spots
Betty White: Game Show Goddess
Betty White: Queen Of Television
Betty & The Pets Photo Gallery
Betty Public Service Spots