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I cannot believe this. I... I – and, and they had to get the old broad up those stairs, and that’s not easy. [laughter] I must say, this is the biggest surprise I’ve ever had in this business. There wasn’t a prayer, I am so lucky to be at this – at 89 to be working with... [applause] You didn’t applaud when I turned 40. [laughter] I don’t know when... No, but I’m working on the happiest set I think in the business.

We have these ladies: Valerie Bertinelli, and Wendie Malick, and Jane Leeves, and all of the – the whole wonderful cast of “Hot in Cleveland.” We can’t wait to go to work every day. I know that sounds like a cliché to say we’re family, we’re more than family. We fell in love the first day we worked together and it’s still like that. I just can’t believe – but to have this happen, on top of... ooh! [laughter] On top of everything else, I cannot say thank you enough. [laughter] [applause]