BootLeg Betty

Bette Midler Opens Up “The Ann Richards Memorial Garden”

Chicago Tribune Bette Midler honors Ann Richards, works nonstop for NYC By Liz Smith, Tribune Content…

Bootleg Betty Is Officially Opened!!! We’re Baaaaccccckkkkkk!!!!!

Well, we’re back! Didja miss us? We sure missed you! After 5 months off I couldn’t…

Bette Tweets: Dennis Farina

Bette Midler ‏@BetteMidler Dennis Farina, my co-star in “That Old Feeling“, dead at 69. My deepest…

Documentary: “Casting By” DEBUTS AUG. 5, EXCLUSIVELY ON HBO

CASTING BY, SHINING THE SPOTLIGHT ON THE CASTING DIRECTOR, FILMMAKING’S UNSUNG HERO, DEBUTS AUG. 5, EXCLUSIVELY…

Bette Tweets: James Gandolfini

Bette Midler ‏@BetteMidler The great James Gandolfini passed away today. Only 51. I can’t believe it.

HBO’s Summer Documentary Series: True Life Tales

RoadRunner HBO’s Summer Documentary Series: True Life Tales Published – Jun 12 2013 02:06AM EST Samantha…

“Casting By” Premieres: Aug. 5 on HBO

“Casting By” Premieres: Aug. 5 on HBO Why It’s Worth Watching: Casting directors rarely get the…

“Phil Spector” Movie: “…you’ll spend the entire movie wishing Midler had been able to do it.”

Washington Post HBO’s ‘Phil Spector’: A courtroom sketch with too much gray By Hank Stuever Updated:…

Helen Mirren: “Bette Midler would have been absolutely brilliant in the role…” (Phil Spector)

Vancouver Sun Phil Spector film ‘an amalgam of fiction, imagination and reality’ Helen Mirren calls HBO…

Phil Spector: TV Review

Mister D: As most of you know Bette Midler was originally to star in this movie…

Full Length Trailer: Phil Spector

Mister D: Again…this is the movie Bette had to back out of due to a neck/back…

Phil Spector Movie: A Lost “Bette”

USA Today ‘Phil Spector‘ pulls Mamet, Pacino and Mirren to HBO By Robert Bianco January 4,…

Video: Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy ~ Bette Midler

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…

Audio: Shiver Me Timbers (Live) by Bette Midler

  Shiver Me Timbers (Tom Waits) Well I’m leaving my family I’m leaving all my friends…

Video: Lullaby Of Broadway ~ Bette Midler

BetteBack 1976: Midler Of The Suburbs (March 20, 1976)

Video: Hello In There ~ Bette Midler

Audio: Let Me Just Follow Behind by Bette Midler

Let Me Just Follow Behind Oh, to have you walking so near. You’re an angel, my…

BetteBack 1976: What About That TV Special? (February 29, 1976)

Oregonian (Portland, OR) Sunday, February 29, 1976

BetteBack 1976: A Lot Smarter Than Cher And Twice As Talented (March 6, 1976)

Trenton Evening Times (Trenton, NJ) Bette’s Back With Her Act Together By Eric Sauter Saturday, March…

Video: Birds ~ Bette Midler

Birds (written by Neil Young) “Oh, that’s so heavy. We’re goanna do a, a Neil Young…

BetteBack 1976: Bette Midler Wows Cleveland; Films For Posterity! (February 7, 1976)

Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH) In Review Saturday, February 7, 1976

Another Film Reviewer Compares Ali Graynor (For A Good Time Call) To Bette Midler

Mister D: The reason I’m mentioning her again is that 3-4 film reviews have compared her…

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…

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…

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…

My Fair Lidy

Mister D: There will be a little “Bette” going on in this movie….cause it’s Leigh Shannon!…

More Tix Available to Sold-Out Induction Ceremony To Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

More Tix Available to Sold-Out Induction Ceremony The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has just…

Axl Rose Refuses To Come To Rock And Roll Induction This Weekend

RAW DATA: Press release omitting Guns ‘n Roses from Hall of Fame lineup Published April 13,…

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…

MIDLER, BELAFONTE TO FETE ELIZABETH WARREN AT FUNDRAISER April 19

Politico By DAVE LEVINTHAL & ANNA PALMER 04/06/12 MIDLER, BELAFONTE TO FETE ELIZABETH WARREN AT FUNDRAISER: U.S.…

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 – Thursday, Dec. 29, 1988: Early Oscar Predictions

Mister D: Melanie Griffith won For “Working Girl” (maybe that’s not right, can’t remember) and Bette…

If You Missed It, Bette Midler Is Up For A Dorian Award

Diversity News Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Announce Dorian Award Nominees for 2011’s Best in Film…

BetteBack March 21, 1988: Another B for Bette — Baby!

Syracuse Herald- Journal Another B for Bette — baby! Monday, March 21, 1988 Brash, bouncy, busty…

Bette’s Back Issues

New York Post Bette back issues Last Updated: 4:03 AM, September 5, 2011 Posted: 2:44 AM,…

Bette’s New Movie Titled, “Us And Them”

KMJNOW.com Us And Them And The Grizzlies by Alexan Balekian The Fresno Grizzlies season has been…

Variety, Music And Comedy Specials: A Dying Breed

Variety Bold specials make nice with the niche Road to the Emmys: Variety, Musical or Comedy…

Road to the Emmys: Variety, Musical or Comedy Special

Variety Fri., Aug. 19, 2011, 4:00am PT ‘Kennedy Center’ seeks threepeat Road to the Emmys: Variety,…

Bette Midler for the Adele generation?

August 7, 2011 Vikki Stone: Big Neon Letters Gilded Balloon Billiard Room ****… [Derived headline] Vikki…

Katy Perry: The New Bette Midler? Say What?

THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER Katy Perry: candy-coated pop perfection at Nokia August 6th, 2011, 6:00 pm…

BetteBack: Production Begins On Outrageous Fortune – 1986

Trenton Evening Times Newsmakers Liz Smith 1986-04-15

Bette Midler’s bad back opens the door for Helen Mirren

WOWOWOW Bette Midler’s bad back opens the door for Helen Mirren by LIZ SMITH on JULY…

Wall Of Disappointment

Defamer BIG SCREEN By Richard Lawson on July 20, 2011 Bette Midler had to step out…

My Fair Lidy Starring Leigh Shannon

Hey Don. Hope all is well with you.  It’s been a while but I’m keeping up…

According To HBO Spokeswoman, Miss Midler May Require Surgery

Newsday Nassau courthouse movie shoot postponed Originally published: July 15, 2011 4:31 PM Updated: July 15,…

“Bette Midler Already Did This Show” – Gregory Castoria

Broadway World Gregory Castoria Set for BETTE MIDLER ALREADY DID THIS SHOW at Duplex Cabaret Theatre…

Washington Times Compiles List Of Movies That Rock

Washington Times The List: Movies that rock Compiled by John Haydon Thursday, July 7, 2011 “Beatles…

Bette Midler’s HBO Film Begins Filming In NY This Week

HBO’s Phil Spector Project begins filming in NYC this week with Al Pacino and Bette Midler…