or


[02/11/09 - 08:31 AM]
Carol Burnett to Guest Star on NBC's "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" Tuesday, March 17 10 PM ET/PT
Burnett will guest-star as a former dancer caught up in the murder of a young couple, in the episode titled "Ballerina."

[via press release from NBC]

CAROL BURNETT TO GUEST STAR ON NBC'S "LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT" TUESDAY, MARCH 17 10 PM ET/PT

NEW YORK - February 11, 2009 - Six-time Emmy Award and five-time Golden Globe Award winner Carol Burnett will guest-star on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit", Executive Producer Neal Baer announced today. Burnett will guest-star as a former dancer caught up in the murder of a young couple, in the episode titled "Ballerina," premiering Tuesday, March 17th, 10:00p.m. ET/PT on NBC.

"Having Carol Burnett on SVU is a dream come true. When you grow up wanting to be a writer, you can count on one hand the actors you'd give anything to work with. Carol Burnett is my thumb," said Baer.

"Every time I mention to someone that I'm about to work on "Law & Order: SVU", they immediately say 'Oh, that's my favorite show!' I'm so glad that they all share my opinion," Burnett added.

One of America's most beloved and versatile entertainers, Carol Burnett has also been recognized with a Peabody Award and more People's Choice Awards than any other woman in the award show's history. In 2003, she received the Kennedy Center Honors and in 2005 the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Since ending the 11-year run of "The Carol Burnett Show", she has moved easily from the stage to television, from feature films to films for television, and from variety specials to music and comedy specials.

Burnett will next co-star with Michael Keaton in this summer's upcoming feature, "The Post Grad Survival Guide". Recently, she portrayed the villainess Kangaroo in 20th Century Fox's blockbuster animated feature "Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears A Who", with Jim Carrey and Steve Carell.

In television, Burnett starred in the 2005 version of "Once Upon A Mattress" for ABC TV, where she played Queen Aggravain and Tracey Ullman co-starred as Princess Winnifred, the role Carol made famous during its smash Broadway run. The CBS Special "The Carol Burnett Show: Let's Bump Up The Lights", was broadcast in May of 2004 and Carol's previous special, "The Carol Burnett Show: Show Stoppers", was the fourth most watched program of 2001 and was nominated for three Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special. Guest-starring television appearances include "Desperate Housewives" and "Mad About You", for which she won an Outstanding Guest Actress Emmy Award.

Burnett last appeared on Broadway in the 1999 Stephen Sondheim musical review "Putting It Together." Prior to that, she and Philip Bosco both received Best Actor Tony Award nominations in 1995 for their co-starring roles in "Moon Over Buffalo." Burnett and her late daughter, Carrie Hamilton, co-wrote the play "Hollywood Arms," directed by Hal Prince and based on Burnett's 1986 best-selling memoir One More Time. The production made its Broadway debut in 2002.

Burnett is currently working on a second book.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit is a Wolf Films production in association with Universal Media Studios. Dick Wolf is creator and executive producer; Neal Baer (NBC's "ER", "China Beach"), Ted Kotcheff ("Fun with Dick and Jane", "Weekend at Bernie's") and Peter Jankowski are executive producers.





  [february 2009]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES (ABC)
· ER (NBC)
· LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT (NBC)
· ONCE UPON A MATTRESS (ABC)











[09/30/14 - 08:52 AM]
"The Voice" Maintains 100% of Its Premiere-Week Rating and Retains 98% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, September 29.

[09/30/14 - 08:49 AM]
ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" to Give Viewers an Inside Look at the Show in Special Episode, Airing Tuesday, October 21
Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Lucy Hale, Shay Mitchell and Sasha Pieterse sit down to answer fans burning questions about the show.

[09/30/14 - 08:44 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Scores Multi-Month Highs and Beats "Ellen" in All Key Measures
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of September 15-19.

[09/30/14 - 08:35 AM]
ABC's "Castle" Posts Its Top-Rated Premiere in 3 Years in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, September 29.

[09/30/14 - 08:31 AM]
FOX Sports' MLB Postseason Broadcast Teams Blend Experience, Versatility & Depth
Joe Buck, and analysts Harold Reynolds and Tom Verducci, are MLB on FOX's new lead broadcast team and carry the bulk of the postseason load.

[09/30/14 - 08:28 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Powers NBC to Victory in Adults 18-49
The Peacock's reality franchise replicates its premiere numbers from last week.

[09/30/14 - 08:07 AM]
UEFA Champions League across ESPN Platforms
ESPN's coverage of the UEFA Champions League will continue live this Tuesday, September 30 at 12 p.m. with CSKA Moskow facing the reigning UEFA champions FC Bayern Munchen.

[09/30/14 - 07:38 AM]
IFC's "Comedy Bang! Bang!" Season 3 Returns Friday, October 17 at 11pm ET/PT - New Night & Time - New Guest Stars
Scott Aukerman and Reggie Watts return for the second half of season three of the unconventional scripted late night talk show.

[09/30/14 - 07:38 AM]
"30 for 30" Returns with "Playing for the Mob" Premiering October 7
The film, which delves into how mobster Henry Hill once helped orchestrate the fixing of Boston College basketball games, is narrated by actor Ray Liotta.

[09/30/14 - 07:37 AM]
TeenNick's "Degrassi" Returns with More Drama and Heartbreak in Season 14 Premiering Tuesday, Oct. 28, at 9 P.M. (ET)
This season addresses many issues that are relevant and relatable to today's teens including depression, social media, teen pregnancy and relationships.

[09/30/14 - 07:28 AM]
MLB on ESPN Audience Increases for Second Straight Year
ESPN spins the numbers for its MLB coverage to date this season.

[09/30/14 - 07:26 AM]
ABC's Sunday Sees Big Adjustments in the National Ratings
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, September 28.

[09/30/14 - 07:05 AM]
Spike Launches Its First Ever TV Everywhere App on September 30
Along with a first look at the season premiere of "Bar Rescue" (which debuts on Spike TV on October 5), the app features the new episodes from "Ink Master's" highly-compelling new season.

[09/29/14 - 06:51 PM]
"Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend" to Premiere Simultaneously on Netflix and in Select Global IMAX(R) Theaters
Michelle Yeoh and Donnie Yen star in the Yuen Wo-Ping-directed film, due on August 28, 2015.

[09/29/14 - 01:55 PM]
"E:60's" Fall 2014 Season Premieres on ESPN this Tuesday, Sept. 30 at 8 p.m. ET Featuring Profiles of Chiefs Running Back Jamaal Charles and Seahawks Cornerback Richard Sherman
Other upcoming profiles include Cam Newton, Gerald McCoy, Jason Witten, Max Scherzer, Randy Johnson, and Rob Ryan.