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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The biggest names in comedy salute Eddie Murphy, the 2015 Mark Twain Prize recipient.
Salute Jay Leno, the 17th recipient of the annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.
Salute comedic icon Carol Burnett, recipient of the 16th Mark Twain Prize for American Hum
Ellen DeGeneres: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize.
Watch Aziz Ansari celebrate Bill Murray. Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize, Friday at 9/8c.
Funny man Bill Hader honors comedy legend Bill Murray, Mark Twain Prize recipient.
Watch comedy legend Bill Murray accept the Mark Twain Prize, Friday Oct. 28, 9/8c on PBS.
David Letterman honors Mark Twain Prize recipient Bill Murray Friday at 9/8c on PBS.
Jimmy Kimmel celebrates Bill Murray. Watch The Mark Twain Prize Friday at 9/8c on PBS.
Miley Cyrus performs for 2016 Mark Twain Prize recipient Bill Murray Friday, 9/8c on PBS.
Rhiannon Giddens honors Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize recipient, Bill Murray.
Chris Rock honors Eddie Murphy at the 2015 Mark Twain Prize.
Bill Murray: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize airs on PBS on Friday, Oct. 28, 9/8c.
Dave Chappelle, Kevin Nealon, Kathy Griffin, and others tell how they met Eddie Murphy.
Kathy Griffin, Joe Piscopo, and Dave Chappelle describe Eddie Murphy.
Dave Chappelle, Jay Pharoah, and Kevin Nealon share their favorite Eddie Murphy moments.
Dave Chappelle and Eddie Murphy imagine what show they would have on PBS.
Joe Piscopo, Dave Chappelle, Kevin Nealon, and Jay Pharoah congratulate Eddie Murphy.
Kevin Nealon and Dave Chappelle explain why you should watch the 2015 Mark Twain Prize.
Check out the upcoming 2014 Mark Twain Prize honoring Jay Leno.
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