Created in 1998 by The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Mark Krantz, Peter Kaminsky and Bob Kaminsky and John Schreiber, the Mark Twain prize recognizes the art of humorists who have had an impact on American society in ways similar to the distinguished 19th century novelist and essayist best known as Mark Twain.Visit Mark Twain Prize Website
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Salute comedic icon Carol Burnett, recipient of the 16th Mark Twain Prize for American Hum
Ellen DeGeneres: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize.
The evening paid tribute to the humor and accomplishments of Will Ferrell
Tina Fey: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize
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Meet Tim Conway and hear what he has to say about Carol Burnett
Performers of the 2013 Mark Twain Prize share their funniest moments with Carol Burnett.
The stars came out to honor Carol Burnett at the 2013 Mark Twain Prize
Amy Poehler honors Carol Burnett at the 2013 Mark Twain Prize
Carol Burnett accepts the 2013 Mark Twain Prize
Martin Short gives a toast to Carol Burnett at the 2013 Mark Twain Prize
Tina Fey honors Carol Burnett at the 2013 Mark Twain Prize
Stars discuss working with Carol Burnett and the joy of the Carol Burnett Show
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Celebrate the work of Carol Burnett airing Friday, January 3, 2014.
Airs Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.
Airs Monday, November 21, 2011 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.
Airs October 31 at 9pm ET
On Nov. 9 Tina Fey receives The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize.
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