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Everything to Know About NBC's Carol Burnett 90th Birthday Special

The two-hour special will air Wednesday, April 26 at 8/7c on NBC and stream the next day on Peacock. 

Carol Burnett

The incredible Carol Burnett is turning 90! In honor of her prolific career in entertainment, NBC will host Carol Burnett: 90 Years of Laughter + Love, a retrospective special to celebrate one of America's favorite talents. 

Everything to Know About NBC's Carol Burnett 90th birthday special:

“It’s hard to imagine anyone in television more beloved than Carol Burnett,” said Jen Neal, Executive Vice President of Live Events and Specials at NBCUniversal Television and Streaming. “To throw this wonderful birthday celebration is clearly our honor, and we can’t wait to share the love that we all have for her with all her adoring fans.”

It's only right that we take a look back at Burnett's groundbreaking career and contributions to the film, TV, and theatre industries with the help of an impressive roster of special guests. The special will feature live musical performances by iconic Artists like Bernadette Peters, Billy Porter, Jane Lynch, Katy Perry, Kristin Chenoweth and more. 

Fans will be sure to spot many familiar faces in the special, as well, including Aileen Quinn, Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, Bob Mackie, Cher, Ellen DeGeneres, Julie Andrews, Kristen Wiig, Laura Dern, Lily Tomlin, Marisa Tomei, Sofia Vergara, Steve Carell, Susan Lucci, Tracee Ellis Ross, and Vicki Lawrence.

“This special is going to be the best party ever," its executive producer Mark Bracco said. "It will be an evening of music, comedy, and dozens of big stars paying tribute to the one, the only, Carol Burnett. We cannot wait for everyone at home to celebrate right along with us."

Carol Burnett: 90 Years of Laughter + Love airs Wednesday, April 26 at 8/7c on NBC and will stream the next day on Peacock. Keep checking NBC Insider for more updates on this exciting event. 

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