Carol Burnett: The Mark Twain Prize
Saturday, December 31 at 10:30 p.m.
Carol Burnett — comedic icon and all round performing legend — is thee 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 Arnaz, Tony Bennett, Tim Conway, Tina Fey, Rashida Jones, Vicki Lawrence, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Martin Short and Rosemary Watson. The program features an assortment of comedic highlights from Burnett’s half century in show business.