Betty White Oscars Facebook Campaign!

The Betty White SNL Facebook campaign was so successful, with such entertaining results, that fans have now launched a Facebook petition to have the Golden Girls star host the next Oscars. We say hell yeah!

Betty White on SNL (NBC)
Betty White on SNL (NBC)

Betty White on Saturday Night Live was one of the most fabulously fun shows SNL has had in years. NBC can thank Facebookers for the enormous ratings the show garnered from having Betty White take the stage. Facebook fans launched a massive campaign to get their Golden Girl on the show and SNL finally had no choice but to give in.

Now those same Facebook fanatics have launched a new campaign to land Betty White a gig hosting the Academy Awards. The Facebook page “Getting Betty White to Host the Academy Awards” has already garnered more than 6,000 fans since Sunday night.

We are totally on board with this brilliant idea. Betty White was awesome on Saturday Night Live. Not only did she prove she’s still got the comic timing that made her famous, she also showed that no matter how nervous she might have been, she has no trouble handling the stress of live TV.

If you want to join the Facebook Betty White Oscars campaign, you can check it out here.

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Alec Baldwin Hosting Saturday Night Live Finale

Alec Baldwin will be hosting the Saturday Night Live finale later this month! This is almost too fun to be true, but it seems the 30 Rock star will be returning to SNL to host the show’s last episode of the season.

Alec Baldwin on '30 Rock' (NBC)
Alec Baldwin on '30 Rock' (NBC)

First we finally get Betty White to host Saturday Night Live on May 8th thanks to all her adoring fans blasting away on the Internet to get her the gig. Now we get Alec Baldwin as the host of SNL‘s finale just a week later on May 15th. What a way to end the season!

NBC hasn’t officially confirmed that Baldwin will be hosting the finale, but the 30 Rock star apparently let the news slip at the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner over the weekend.

This will make the 15th time Alec Baldwin has hosted Saturday Night Live, tying him with Steve Martin. Our TiVo is primed and ready!

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