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Mark Twain Prize

Mark Twain Prize
The event is created by the Kennedy Center, and executive producers Mark Krantz, Bob Kaminsky, Peter Kaminsky, and Cappy McGarr. The Kennedy Center established The Mark Twain Prize for American Humor in October 1998, and it has been televised annually.

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Carol Burnett Air date: 11-25-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365123738/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Carol Burnett — comedic icon and all-around performing legend — is the guest of honor when, for the 16th year, the comedy world convenes in Washington, DC, to toast this year’s recipient of the Kennedy Center’s Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. The all-star cast includes Julie Andrews, Lucie... /episodes/get/10939 /episode/10939 Mark Twain Prize: Carol Burnett /episode-player/10939
Ellen DeGeneres: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize Air date: 10-30-2012 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2296659257/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Ellen DeGeneres: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize taped on Oct. 22, 2012 and aired on PBS station Oct. 30, 2012. /episodes/get/6059 /episode/6059 Mark Twain Prize: Ellen DeGeneres: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize /episode-player/6059
Tina Fey: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize Air date: 11-14-2010 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1642947954/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Watch Tina Fey: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize, featuring a star-studded cast of Tina Fey's friends and colleagues including Fred Armisen, Steve Carell, Jimmy Fallon, Jon Hamm, Jennifer Hudson, Jane Krakowski, Steve Martin, Seth Meyers, Lorne Michaels, Tracy Morgan, Amy Poehler and Betty White. /episodes/get/1631 /episode/1631 Mark Twain Prize: Tina Fey: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize /episode-player/1631
Bill Cosby Air date: 11-03-2009 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1317746583/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Taped at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on October 26, the 90-minute Twelth Annual Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize features tributes and comic testimonials from a star-studded cast of Bill Cosby's friends and colleagues. /episodes/get/1629 /episode/1629 Mark Twain Prize: Bill Cosby /episode-player/1629
George Carlin Air date: 11-10-2008 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2166758306/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Taped at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on November 10, 2008, the 90-minute special features tributes and comic testimonials from a star-studded cast including Richard Belzer, Lewis Black, Margaret Cho, Ben E. King, Denis Leary, Bill Maher, Joan Rivers, Garry Shandling, Jon... /episodes/get/1630 /episode/1630 Mark Twain Prize: George Carlin /episode-player/1630
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George Carlin
Taped at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on November 10, 2008, the 90-minute special features tributes and comic testimonials from a star-studded cast including Richard Belzer, Lewis Black, Margaret Cho, Ben E. King, Denis Leary, Bill Maher, Joan Rivers, Garry Shandling, Jon...
Air date: 11/10/2008
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2166758306/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Taped at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on November 10, 2008, the 90-minute special features tributes and comic testimonials from a star-studded cast including Richard Belzer, Lewis Black, Margaret Cho, Ben E. King, Denis Leary, Bill Maher, Joan Rivers, Garry Shandling, Jon... /episodes/get/1630 /episode/1630 Mark Twain Prize: George Carlin /episode-player/1630
Bill Cosby
Taped at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on October 26, the 90-minute Twelth Annual Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize features tributes and comic testimonials from a star-studded cast of Bill Cosby's friends and colleagues.
Air date: 11/03/2009
Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1317746583/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Taped at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on October 26, the 90-minute Twelth Annual Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize features tributes and comic testimonials from a star-studded cast of Bill Cosby's friends and colleagues. /episodes/get/1629 /episode/1629 Mark Twain Prize: Bill Cosby /episode-player/1629
Tina Fey: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize
Watch Tina Fey: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize, featuring a star-studded cast of Tina Fey's friends and colleagues including Fred Armisen, Steve Carell, Jimmy Fallon, Jon Hamm, Jennifer Hudson, Jane Krakowski, Steve Martin, Seth Meyers, Lorne Michaels, Tracy Morgan, Amy Poehler and Betty White.
Air date: 11/14/2010
Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1642947954/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Watch Tina Fey: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize, featuring a star-studded cast of Tina Fey's friends and colleagues including Fred Armisen, Steve Carell, Jimmy Fallon, Jon Hamm, Jennifer Hudson, Jane Krakowski, Steve Martin, Seth Meyers, Lorne Michaels, Tracy Morgan, Amy Poehler and Betty White. /episodes/get/1631 /episode/1631 Mark Twain Prize: Tina Fey: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize /episode-player/1631
Ellen DeGeneres: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize
Ellen DeGeneres: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize taped on Oct. 22, 2012 and aired on PBS station Oct. 30, 2012.
Air date: 10/30/2012
Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2296659257/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Ellen DeGeneres: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize taped on Oct. 22, 2012 and aired on PBS station Oct. 30, 2012. /episodes/get/6059 /episode/6059 Mark Twain Prize: Ellen DeGeneres: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize /episode-player/6059
Carol Burnett
Carol Burnett ? comedic icon and all-around performing legend ? is the guest of honor when, for the 16th year, the comedy world convenes in Washington, DC, to toast this year?s recipient of the Kennedy Center?s Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. The all-star cast includes Julie Andrews, Lucie...
Air date: 11/25/2013
Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365123738/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Carol Burnett ? comedic icon and all-around performing legend ? is the guest of honor when, for the 16th year, the comedy world convenes in Washington, DC, to toast this year?s recipient of the Kennedy Center?s Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. The all-star cast includes Julie Andrews, Lucie... /episodes/get/10939 /episode/10939 Mark Twain Prize: Carol Burnett /episode-player/10939
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