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BetteBack 1976: NBC Signs Bette For Her First Major Network Special (September 7, 1976)

 

This Day In History: BETTE MIDLER HEADLINES TV’S ‘GYPSY’ (December 12)

On this day in 1993, CBS presented a telefilm version of the Broadway musical, Gypsy, starring…

BetteBack 1976: Video: Bette To Appear On Neil Sedaka’s Special In September (August 7, 1976)

Times-Picayune (New Orleans, LA) Saturday, August 7, 1976

BetteBack 1976: Bette Midler Finally Lands A TV Special On Cable (June 22, 1976)

New York Times Pay TV: “Gone With The Wind” And Bette Midler By John O’Conner June…

BetteBack 1976: Bette Midler To Appear On Neil Sedaka’s TV Special (July 3, 1976)

Times-Picayune (New Orleans, LA) Saturday, July 3, 1976

BetteBack 1976: Home box office signs Midler for show (June 12, 1976)

El Paso Herald Post Home box office signs Midler for show June 12, 1976 A a…

BetteBack 1976: Bette Midler Cancels Negotiations With ABC (May 9, 1976)

Trenton Evening Times Sunday, May 9, 1976

Bette Midler Scheduled To Be On ‘Leno’ Friday. Dec. 14, 2012 (Thanks Michael!)

THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO, NBC Fr 12/14: Bette Midler, Judd Apatow, Pentatonix

Update: Upcoming Bette Midler Television Appearances (2012)

Update: Upcoming Bette Midler Television Appearances (2012) Nightline ~ December 13, 2012 ~ Thursday, ABC (11:35…

BetteBack 1976: Save Your Self Bette ~ Don’t Do A TV Special (February 15, 1976)

Seattle Daily Times (Seattle, WA) Sunday, February 15, 1976

Save The Dates: Upcoming TV Appearaces: Bette Midler

Upcoming TV Appearances For Bette Midler: Christmas In Rockefeller Center ~ Tonight, NBC (8-9 p.m. ET)…

Tonight: Bette Midler, Billy Crystal, Mariah Carey, And Others Light Up “Christmas in Rockefeller Center”

Rod Stewart, Mariah Carey and Tony Bennett will perform on “Christmas in Rockefeller Center” at 8…

Reminder: Bette Midler & Billy Crystal Light Up The Christmas Tree @ Rockefeller Center, Wed, Nov. 28, (8-9 p.m. ET)

Bette Midler & Billy Crystal Light Up The Christmas Tree At Rockefeller Center, Wednesday, Nov. 28,…

Upcoming Bette Midler Appearances ~ Rockefeller Center, Katie, And The View

* Bette Midler & Billy Crystal ~ Katie (Couric) ~ December 21 ~ Check Local Listings…

Billy Crystal And Bette Midler To Light Christmas Tree In Rockefeller Center Special, Wednesday Nov. 28, (8-9 p.m. ET)

Broadway.com Mariah Carey, Bette Midler & More Set for NBC’s CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER, 11/28 Wednesday,…

Reminder: Bette Midler! Oprah! The Interview! ~ Sunday, November 11, 2012, 9:00PM Central

First Look: The Best Decision Bette Midler Ever Made After four decades in show business and…

Video: Bette Midler Still Trying To Find Herself (With Quotes)

The Huffington Post Bette Midler to Oprah: ‘I’m Still Struggling’ (VIDEO) 11/08/2012 Turns out “The Divine…

Bette Midler Will Not Be Singing On NBC’s Christmas Special

Just been informed and sorry to in form you guys, but Bette will not be singing…

Bette Midler To Appear On NBC’s Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting Christmas Special Wed, Nov. 28th

Bette Midler ~ 11/28/2012 – NBC Christmas Special – 9PM EST NBC

Oprah: What’s Bette Going To Talk About?

‘OPRAH’S NEXT CHAPTER’ FEATURES EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEWS WITH BETTE MIDLER & VALERIE SIMPSON THIS SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11…

Video: Preview Of Bette Midler On Oprah’s Next Chapter

First Look: Bette Midler and Valerie Simpson on Oprah’s Next ChapterOprah visits the larger-than-life Bette Midler…

Video: Accentuate The Positive ~ Bette Midler & Bing Crosby

Remember: No good deed goes unpunished, so ya got to Ac-Cen-Tu-Ate The Positive

BetteBack 1975: Bette Gets A Five Special Deal

Mister D: Yeah, right!!!! Idaho Falls Post Register The Midnight Earl By Earl Wilson October 22,…

Video: Bette Midler – Barbara Walters Interview 1975

Bette Tweets: Bette Recommends Watching TV Debut Of “Nashville”

Bette Midler ‏@BetteMidler Ok, @Nashville_ABC starts tonight, pretty great reviews; saw the pilot and loved it…best…

Bette Midler Will Appear On Oprah’s Next Chapter November 11

Bette Midler will be on Oprah‘s Next Chapter Sunday November 11th, 9:00 Central….straight from Bette’s camp!…

Bette Midler’s “Parental Guidance” Co-Star Billy Crystal On Letterman Tonight

Check out the incredible BILLY CRYSTAL on David Letterman tonight! Check local listings!

BetteBack 1975: “Cher” Special Is A Hit!

Neosho Daily News Cher is back on CBS special tonight By JAY Skarbutt February 12, 1975…

BetteBack 1975: Bette Midler, Superstar guests on “Cher”

Corsicana Daily Sun Bette Midler, Superstar guests on “Cher” February 9, 1975 Calling Bette Midler a…

Bette, Elton, And Flip Ease Cher Into Her First TV Special

Thomasville Times Enterprise Cher Celebrates Her Return To TV February 7, 1975 Glamorous singer and comedienne,…

BetteBack 1975: Cher Special Will Feature Duets

San Mateo Times Bob Foster CHER FARES A BIT BETTER THAN SONNY February 6, 1975 There…

Video: Bette, Cher, Elton, And Flip In An Old Folks Home

Video: Inside The Actor’s Studio ~ Bette Midler

Oprah Pushes Bette Back Again? WTF? (Thanks Wendy Poo!)

Miss Oprah has changed the schedule on Bette more times than she’s changed her spiritual advisers!…

BetteBack 1974: Cher Gets A Series, Bette To Guest

Burlington Daily Times News “Apple’s Way” Out, Cher Gets Series November 26, 1974 Cher will make…

Video: In The Mood ~ Bette Midler ~ Ol’ Red Hair Is Back

Will We Be Seeing Bette Midler & Johnny Carson On TV Again?

Deadline WME Signs Carson Entertainment Group By THE DEADLINE TEAM | Wednesday September 19, 2012 WME will represent…

Video: Stuff Like That There ~ Bette Midler

Bette To Appear On Oprah October 7, 2012 (Thanks Wendy Poo!)

Bette To Appear On Oprah‘s Next Chapter Sunday, October 7, 2012 on the OWN Network 9/8…

Bette Midler Interview With Oprah Pushed Back To A Later Date (Thanks Wendy)

  Bette Midler was scheduled to appear on Oprah‘s Next Chapter Sunday, Sept 16, but a…

BetteBack 1974: Bette Receives “Rising Star Of The Year” Award

Charleston Daily Mail Specials Honor Performer TV Editor Ron Hutchison January 26, 1974 Top movie and…

Bette To Appear On Oprah September 16th At 9:00PM (Thanks Wendy Poo!)

  Bette Midler To Appear On Oprah September 16th At 8:00/9:00PM Central on the OWN network!…

Gay-Themed Sitcoms Aim For Laughs, But Believe Me Protests Will Ensue

Mister D: Yes, there’s a Bette mention in here and I saw the scene where they…

Bette Midler Makes Fun Of My “Delores Mermaid Doll” On “The Graham Norton Show”

I was in El Lay for the premiere of Cher’s And Xtina’s movie “Burleqsque” when I…

Lily Tomlin At The Emmy Nominee Party…

Glamour/Obsessed All the Behind-the-Scenes Scoop From the Emmy Nominees Party, Including Sofia Vergara and Her Rumored…

Oprah (OWN) Unveils UpComing Fall Season And Beyond

Mister D: Like said before, Bette will appear on “Oprah’s Next Chapter.” in the Fall. The…

Reminder: Watch HBO’s “Vito” Documentary Monday Night

The Washington Post HBO’s ‘Vito’: How a movie buff found his own sense of outrage By…

Seinfeld: The Script Of “The Understudy”

Seinfeld Scripts The Understudy  Check out the complete Seinfeld Gift Guide right now! Including T-Shirts, DVDs, and more! Transcribed…

BetteBack: Bette Midler To Guest On “The Burt Bacharach – Opus No. 3” Special ~ February 25, 1973

Cedar Rapids Gazette Program Notes February 25, 1973 ...  Read More

BetteBack: Musical special stars Burt Bacharach, Bette Midler, Peter Ustinov, Stevie Wonder, And Gilbert O’ Sullivan ~ February 25, 1973

Corsicana Daily Sun Musical special stars Burt Bacharach February 25, 1973 Burt Bacharach brings Ludwig van…

BetteBack January 15, 1971: Johnny Carson Show ~ Bette’s Planned Outfit Too Risque For TV

Dover Times Reporter It Happened . . .Last Night By Earl Wilson January 15, 1971 Singer…

Video: Bette Midler – Gypsy Interview (Entertainment Tonight)

Video: So You Think You Can Dance Audition

Mister D: Audrey Case auditions for popular TV show using Bette Midler‘s “Do You Wanna Dance”…

Video: Everything’s Coming Up Roses – Bette Midler

Kathy Griffin’s New Talk Show On Bravo An Experimental Hit!

Tampa Bay Times Kathy Griffin’s new show will ease up on celebrities … sort of May…

Video: Bette Midler – “Some People”

BetteBack December 30, 1993: The Highs And Lows Of Television

Daily Herald A look at year’s highs, lows (of which (here were plenty) By Tom Shales…

Video: Rose’s Turn – Bette Midler

BetteBack December 12, 1993: “I never thought I would get old enough to play it….But I did.”

Hutchinson News The divine Miss M plays the lead role in ‘Gypsy‘ December 12, 1993 HOLLYWOOD…

Video: Dressing Room Scene (Bette Midler Gypsy)

BetteBack December 2, 1993: “Show tunes are such a peculiar thing in American life…”

Kokomo Tribune Showstopper Bette Midler opts for ‘Gypsy’s’ show tunes December 2, 1993 “GYPSY” was a…

BetteBack December 10, 1993: “Gypsy” Almost Never Made It To Television

Harrisonburg Daily News Record Bette Midler Stars In ‘Gypsy‘ Revival December 10, 1993 Bette Midler stars…

Video: Gypsy – Together ( Wherever we go ) (1993)

BetteBack December 1, 1993: Bette Midler soars as Mama Rose

New Bern Sun Journal On the Cover By John Crook December 1, 1993 Bctte M i…

Audio: A Divine Time “At Martha’s Table” (2012)

Mister D: Finally, I was able to catch this radio show, and will leave the audio…

Bette Tweets: Today Is The 20th Anniversary Of Johnny Carson’s Farewell

Bette Midler: I can’t believe it is 20 years today since Johnny Carson’s last show… Bette…

BetteBack September 3,1993: Midler magic in ‘Gypsy*

Chronicle-Telegram Midler magic in ‘Gypsy* Hal Boedeker September 3,1993 The TV musical, a rare but beloved…

TV’s All-Time Top 5 Best Finales

THE WINNIPEG SUN Top 5 best TV finales MAY 19, 2012 Let’s face it – there…

ABC Turns Bette’s Old Stomping Grounds “The Ansonia” Into “666 Park Avenue” The Series

gothamist ABC Turns The Ansonia Into 666 Park Avenue By Jen Chung May 16, 2012   Yesterday, ABC…

Video: Bette Midler – Gypsy (Video Mix) – Uploaded by RemixGuy1987

American Masters’ Johnny Carson: King of Late Night premieres Monday, May 14 on PBS at 9 ET/PT

Johnny Carson gets the last laugh in PBS documentary The King of Late Night left his…

BetteBack Interview: Divine Miss M revives musical

Winnipeg Free Press Divine Miss M revives musical July 24, 1993 LOS ANGELES—The outrageous Bette Midler…

Video: Movie Magic Episode 10 – Cinematic Flight – Hocus Pocus (The Making Of) – Thanks TylerHaslett

Ad With Snippet Of Bette Midller At RARHOF And Sara Bareilles Plays Some Nyro

Rock Show: Highlights Are Billy Joe Armstrong, Bette Midler and the Beastie Boys

New York Daily News HBO’s Rock Hall of Fame induction wheels along despite the no-show by…

Reminder: Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Premieres On HBO Tonight (Friday)

New York Post Greatest hits By MAXINE SHEN Last Updated:11:03 PM, May 3, 2012 When music…

BetteBack May 7, 1993: Bette Midler Brings “environmentalism” To The Simpsons

Syracuse Herald Journal Quotables May 7, 1993 “If you don’t tune in, Krusty is a goner.…

BetteBack May 1, 1993: Casting Still Goes On For “Gypsy”

Indiana Gazette Scoop Liz Smith May 1, 1993 Broadway‘s great talent Barbara Harris is no longer…

BetteBack March 20, 1993: Bette Midler Makes Debut In Gypsy Later This Year

Indiana Gazette Scoop Liz Smith March 20, 1993   Bette Midler makes her dramatic television film…

BetteBack March 31, 1993: Bette Midler To Guest On “Simpsons” May 31, 1993

Syracuse Post Standard Caraon and others got vocal about last ‘Simpsons‘ of season March 31, 1993…

BetteBack December 23, 1992: HBO Celebrates 20 Years

Syracuse Herald Journal HBO celebrates 20 years with special show on CBS December 23, 1992 Cable’s…

BetteBack August 31, 1992: Bette Midler Wins An Emmy For Her Johnny Carson Performance

Santa Fe New Mexican Northern Exposure wins 6 Emmys August 31, 1992 PASADENA, Calif. – Here…

BetteBack July 24, 1992: Midler Faces Tough Emmy Competition

The Capital Times Too bad Midler faces such tough Emmy competition July 24, 1992 TWO FOR…

Video: Dear Mister Carson – Bette Midler

BetteBack June 19, 1992: Liz On The Bette And Johnny Biz

Daily Herald Liz Smith June 19, 1992 By the by, this issue of TV Guide is…

BetteBack May 21, 1992: Bette Midler On Carson – Miss Otis Regrets

BetteBack May 22, 1992: Johnny Carson’s Last Show With Fave Entertainer Bette Midler

Daily Herald Huge outpouring carries Carson to tonight’s last show May 22, 1992 BURBANK, Calif —…

BetteBack May 11, 1992: Tyne Daly Miffed Over Midler Choice For “Gypsy”

Titusville Herald Daly Loses Role in ‘Gypsy‘ To Bette Midler May 11, 1992 RADNOR, Pa. (AP)…

Video: “Gypsy” Trailer

BetteBack April 11, 1992: There’s Only One Mama Rose Girls!!!

Los Angeles Times Scoop By Liz Smith April 11, 1992 FLASH! Rights were closed last Friday…

American Idol: Skylar Laine Soars With Bette Midler’s WBMW’s – Do You Think She Did Bette Justice?

The Christian Science Monitor American Idol: Gwen Stefani makes her second appearance as an Idol guest…

It’s 80’s Night On “American Idol” – Someone’s Singing WBMW’s – Who Will It Be?

ZAP2IT ‘American Idol‘ Top 8: ’80s night set list revealed By Jean Bentley April 4, 2012 The…

Video: Bette Midler on Arsenio Hall Show Parts 1-5 Promoting “For The Boys”

Will Bette Join Glee? My Guess….No

E OnLine! Glee Casting Scoop: Is This Evidence That Rachel and Kurt Get into NYADA? by…

Bette Midler Wins A WIN Award This Past Friday Night

The WIN Awards Winners Made For TV Movie / Mini Series Mildred Pierce (HBO) A Killer…

BetteBack September 19,1990: “An Evening With . . . Bette Cher, Goldie, Meryl, Olivia, and Robin”

The Winchester Star Stars Take Stage For Environment Wednesday, September 19,1990 “An Evening With . .…

What’s Bette Got Up Her Sleeve For TV?

Washington Post THE SIMPSONS’ HITS 500th EPISODE: The Top-15 Episodes Ever (*And Top-5 Moments) By Michael Cavna…

BetteBack March 20, 1990: Earth Day Special To Air Again

Daily Herald *Earth Day’ targets ecology movement March 20, 1990 HOLLYWOOD (UPI) – A flock of…

BetteBack – WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 10,1990: Announcing Happy Earth Day

THE NEWS, FREDERICK, MD Stars come out to wish Happy Earth Day WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 10,1990 LOS…

On Television, Bits Of Broadway

Mister D: What about Gypsy??? New York Times On TV, Taking Broadway in Small Doses By…

Gypsy, Glee Opened The Door For NBC’s Marc Shaiman Musical Series, Smash

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette NBC wants a ‘Smash’ January 09, 2012 Easily the most anticipated midseason series on…

BetteBack March 19, 1988: Mondo Beyondo Airs On HBO

Daily Herald Divine Miss M hosts vulgar, hilarious show Saturday, March 19, 1988 (Martin. Bette, and…

BetteBack: Goldberg, Midler lead field for comedy awards

Los Angeles Daily News Goldberg, Midler lead field for comedy awards April 4,1987 LOS ANGELES —…

“Gypsy” Advice For Herbies

The Village Voice Gypsy Gossip From One Of The Herbies By Michael Musto Fri., Dec. 23…

Video: Dave in LA – [13-May-1994] Bette Midler #1

Would You Like To See Bette On “Dancing With The Stars?” (Barf, I Say)

This is what I had to say in my over the top joking way (but I…

Bette Midler And Phaedra Parks: New BFFs – I Seriously Doubt It!

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Bette Midler and Phaedra Parks: new BFFs 11:58 am December 14, 2011, by Jennifer Brett Photo…

Katey Sagal: Life After The Harlettes

Rolling Stone Katey Sagal on Acting and Singing in ‘Sons of Anarchy‘ The actress discusses her…

Bye Bye Joy!

New York Post Starr report Last Updated: 12:32 AM, December 6, 2011 Mister D: Now Bette…

Bette Midler on “Murphy Brown”

Double BetteHead (Midler and Sussman) Mary Russell On TV Tomorrow Morning

Mary Russell will be on NBC at 10:30 tomorrow morning on the Kathy Lee and Hoda…

Bette To Be On ShowBiz Tonight With AJ Hammer Thursday Night (Thanks Kim M)

Mister D: That’s the show that comes on right after Joy Behar. And Kim M rhymes….you…

Joy Behar Show: Midler Inspired By Youth, Chides The Right, And Makes A Little Fun Of Rick Perry

As the Occupy Wall Street continues to grow and refuses to depart Zuccotti Park, it seems…

Video: The Divine Miss M’s memories for sale!

MEMORIES LIGHT THE COLOR OF MY MIND!

Reminder: Bette TV Appearaces Tomorrow – Oct 25th

Bette will be on the Today Show tomorrow morning (NBC) and The Joy Behar Show tomorrow…

Bette To Appear On The Today Show October 25th As Well….

Episode Detail: Today – Today Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi; Bette Midler; Christina Applegate. Also: a performance by…

Bette On Joy Behar Show 10/25/2011 – Thanks Michael!

UPCOMING GUESTS 10/24: Lorna Luft 10/25: Bette Midler “The Joy Behar Show” showcases Behar’s personal take…

Bette To Make Acura Car Commercial?

Bloomberg Protest-Friendly ‘Hipsters’ Dance With Midler to Put On Show By Philip Boroff – Oct 7,…

Attn All BetteHeads!!! TV Show Based In London Looking For Bette Midler SuperFans

"We are looking for Superfans for a new TV Show about celebrities and their Superfans. Are…

Bette’s ‘Priscilla’ To Perform On “America’s Got Talent”

TV Guide Keck’s Exclusives: America’s Got… Priscilla! Jul 7, 2011 01:11 PM ET by William Keck…

Bette TV Series And “Showgirl” (Thanks Dustin)

so i ran across this about a month ago.  i ordered it and just finished going…

Video: Just In Case

The View – The Full Episode

Here’s the full episode of “The View.” Hope everyone can see it. To View (ha ha):…

Video: Clip Of Bette On “The View”