[07/22/08 - 04:04 PM] Lifetime Television Pays Tribute to Golden Girl Estelle Getty with 10 Special Episodes of the Popular Series, Friday, July 25 from 12-5pm (ET/PT) Ms. Getty passed away today at her home in Los Angeles
at the age of 84.
[via press release from Lifetime]
LIFETIME Television Pays Tribute to Golden Girl Estelle Getty With 10 Special Episodes of the Popular Series, Friday, July 25 from 12-5pm (ET/PT)
Fans Can Vote at myLifetime.com for Favorite 'Sophia' Episode
NEW YORK, July 22 -- This Friday, July 25, Lifetime
Television will pay a special on-air and online tribute to Estelle Getty,
who played the cantankerous "Sophia Petrillo" on the iconic comedy series
"The Golden Girls." Ms. Getty passed away today at her home in Los Angeles
at the age of 84.
From 12-5PM (ET/PT), Lifetime will air 10 episodes showcasing "Sophia"
in all her blustering, sarcastic splendor, beginning with the show's pilot.
The last episode at 4:30PM (ET/PT) will be the #1 favorite "Sophia episode"
as decided through a vote of her legion of devoted fans at myLifetime.com.
"The Golden Girls" premiered on Lifetime in 1997. The series airs
weekdays from 9-10AM, 4-5PM and 1-2AM, all ET/PT.
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