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Carol Burnett will receive Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

Carol Burnett will receive Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

By | May 21, 2013 at 12:21 pm | One comment

Iconic comedian Carol Burnett will receive the 16th Annual Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, Kennedy Center Chairman David M. Rubenstein announced today. "From her television program and appearances, as well as her performances on Broadway and in film, Carol...

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Tina Fey, Jimmy Kimmel, Alec Baldwin and Ray Romano honor David Letterman (Videos)

Tina Fey, Jimmy Kimmel, Alec Baldwin and Ray Romano honor David Letterman (Videos)

By | December 27, 2012 at 12:24 pm | 2 comments

Though it was filmed Dec. 2, the 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors, wherein David Letterman was recognized for his accomplishments in comedy and television, just aired last night on CBS. The Late Show host was honored alongside iconic blues musician Buddy Guy, Dustin Hoffman,...

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Trailblazing comedian Ellen DeGeneres will receive Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

Trailblazing comedian Ellen DeGeneres will receive Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

By | May 16, 2012 at 12:20 pm | No comments

Ellen DeGeneres, known for humor that beseeches love and acceptance and her trailblazing gay character on the 90s sitcom Ellen, will receive the nation’s top humor prize this year. The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced that the comedian, actress and host of her...

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Will Ferrell to receive Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

Will Ferrell to receive Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

By | September 15, 2011 at 11:06 am | 3 comments

Will Ferrell has been chosen to receive an award for his achievements in comedy, and it’s kind of a big deal. The prolific comedic actor, writer, and producer will receive the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, joining the likes of Richard Pryor, George Carlin, Steve Martin,...

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