The headline of this says it all. Watch Cher‘s performance of a new version of “Thank You For Being a Friend,” the theme song of the classic sitcom The Golden Girls which starred the late, great Betty White.
This is part of the forthcoming special Celebrating Betty White: America’s Golden Girl which will air on NBC January 31 at 10pm ET/PT and will be available to stream on Peacock the following day. Watch Cher’s performance below.
The special performance was taped on the original Golden Girls Stage 5 in Hollywood.
The hourlong primetime special will commemorate the life and legacy of Betty White. President Joe Biden, Drew Barrymore, Valerie Bertinelli, Cher, Bryan Cranston, Ted Danson, Ellen DeGeneres, Jimmy Fallon, Tina Fey, Ana Gasteyer, Goldie Hawn, Vicki Lawrence, Jane Leeves, Jay Leno, Anthony Mackie, Wendie Malick, Joel McHale, Tracy Morgan, Jean Smart, Mary Steenburgen and more will come together to pay tribute to the late actress.
The telecast will include clips and never-before-seen footage that best capture White’s irreverent tone, spirit and impeccable comedic timing that are a hallmark of her decades-long career.