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Betty White’s ‘Hot in Cleveland’ Boss Suzanne Martin: We call her ‘the hammer’

CAPTION: Betty: Post Platinum Girl's still got it!

Betty: Platinum Girl's still got it!

You’d think that at age 88, Betty White would be slowing down a smidge in the delivery department.

But au contraire, says Suzanne Martin, creator of the hit TV Land series Hot in Cleveland, which marks Betty’s fourth foray into the sitcom arena, after The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Golden Girls and The Golden Palace.

“We call her ‘the hammer’ on the show because she nails every joke,” Suzanne tells Tomorrow Will Be Televised host Simon Applebaum of Betty, who plays Elka Ostrovsky, opposite fellow sitcom aces Jane Leeves, Valerie Bertinelli and Wendy Malick.

Just being around her is Continue reading