Betty White Is
Off Her Rocker!

Betty White is returning to television with NBC’s Betty White’s Off Their Rockers. Get all the details on her new prank show.

Betty White

Betty White's Off Their Rockers is basically like the MTV show Punk'd -- only instead of Ashton Kutcher playing jokes, you have Betty White in charge of the pranks.

The show is executive produced by White and will feature seven senior citizens who play pranks on "unsuspecting younger people." The show follows the same format as the European Benidorm Bastards.

?Paul Telegdy, NBC's executive vice president, released the following statement about the new show: "Betty White is a comedic genius who escalates hilarity in any situation. Viewers will thoroughly enjoy watching her pull one over on the unsuspecting youth of America." ??

In fact, NBC believes in the show so much they have already ordered 12 episodes of Betty White's Off Their Rockers. Of course, the 89-year-old has a great track record with NBC after starring in the hit show The Golden Girls for seven seasons and her Emmy-winning performance on Saturday Night Live.

Chris Coelen, of Kinetic Content, produced Secret Millionaire and will also produce the 12 half-hour episodes of White's new show. "NBC is a terrific home for great comedy and Betty White's mischievous sense of humor is a perfect fit with this format which has shattered ratings expectations and garnered critical acclaim in every territory around the world," said Coelen.

"People have been telling me that I'm 'off my rocker' for years -- now I can prove it," said White, who also stars in the TV Land sitcom Hot in Cleveland.

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Comments on "Betty White prank show coming to NBC"

Vera Jackson May 30, 2012 | 8:13 PM

Wow, I really love this show. It didn't show on May 30th. What happened and when is it coming back?? This show takes your mind off of so many problems that we are having in this country, it makes you laugh out loud. We have so many negative things going on & we need more shows like this.

ed January 17, 2012 | 7:00 PM

I love Betty White and watch all of her shows present as well as the past. This one surely did not match up to her past---I found it boring and not worthy of her name being associated with it. It won't last.

Sharon Myers January 17, 2012 | 11:59 AM

Absolutely loved her new show! Some of the pranks are those people with disabilities have joked about for years. We have lots more to share. And, being a wheelchair user and world traveler myself for over six decades, I have my camcorder ready and am heading for the shopping mall. Hopefully, I'll escape without injury and post what I record on YouTube! Wheeeee...finally we are all able and willing to laugh about life's realities!

C. Andropolous January 17, 2012 | 11:37 AM

Could only watched part of this new show before I had to change the channel. I really wanted to like it, given the publicity and tie-in to comedienne Betty White. It was crass, crude, and worst of all - not remotely funny. It was repetitive and annoying. The show has only one theme: old people making ual come-ons in inappropriate circumstances and uttering vulgarities and swear words when least expected. There's a vast difference between victimizing and poking fun of the public. Candid Camera, the hidden camera show that introduced practical jokes to American TV, didn't humiliate people. It held a mirror up to human nature as people reacted to unexpected circumstances. This show wasn't funny. It wasn't clever. Pass on it.

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