After several guest appearances on various TV shows and starring in her own series, The Betty White Show, Betty White's breakout role was in The Golden Girls, which ran from 1985-1992 and earned her an Emmy Award. Later in her career, White took on bit roles in TV shows like Boston Legal and films including The Proposal.
When White appeared in an advertisement for Snickers, which aired during the 2010 Super Bowl, her notoriety hit a new high. The commercial prompted a grassroots Facebook fan campaign for White to host Saturday Night Live, which she did on May 8, 2010 to huge ratings. In June 2010, White co-starred with Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves and Wendie Malick on the TV Land sitcom Hot in Cleveland, apppearing as a caretaker.