6:00 AM PDT 8/24/2014 by THR staff
The Golden Girls producer Tony Thomas has plenty of praise for Betty White and her fellow costars.
"It was magic from the very beginning. They made great scrips fantastic and make good scripts great," says Thomas.
Watch the video above to hear Smith express his wonder at White's long career, including her current stint on TV Land's Hot in Cleveland.
He made his comments during a Hollywood Reporter photoshoot that gathered 24 legendary TV producers for one unforgettable class picture.
Click here to read the full rundown of the Aug. 6 photoshoot, and check out the finished product here.