1996 - Wins Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for "The John Larroquette Show."
January 23, 2010 - Is presented with the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award.
May 8, 2010 - Hosts "Saturday Night Live."
August 18, 2010 - Announces a two book deal with G. P. Putnam and Sons, a memoir called "Listen Up!" and "The Zoo and I: Betty and her Friends."
August 21, 2010 - Wins a Creative Arts Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series, for her guest host spot on "Saturday Night Live."
February 12, 2012 - Wins Grammy for Best Spoken Word Album (Includes Poetry, Audio Books & Story Telling) for "If You Ask Me (And Of Course You Won't)."