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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Celebrate the work of beloved actor and comedian Bill Murray.
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.
Funny man Bill Hader honors comedy legend Bill Murray, Mark Twain Prize recipient.
Watch comedy legend Bill Murray accept the Mark Twain Prize.
David Letterman honors Mark Twain Prize recipient Bill Murray.
Jimmy Kimmel celebrates Bill Murray, recipient of the 19th Mark Twain Prize.
Miley Cyrus performs for 2016 Mark Twain Prize recipient, Bill Murray.
Rhiannon Giddens honors Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize recipient, Bill Murray.
Chris Rock honors Eddie Murphy at the 2015 Mark Twain Prize.
Bill Murray meets with President Obama while in D.C. to accept the Mark Twain Prize.
"Ghostbusters" director Ivan Reitman recounts how he first met Bill Murray.
Jimmy Kimmel reminds you not to miss Bill Murray: The Mark Twain Prize!
Why is Bill Murray so elusive & hard to reach? Hear Jimmy Kimmel's insightful answer.
Watch Bill Murray: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize.
Jimmy Kimmel, Sigourney Weaver, & Bill Hader imagine Bill Murray's reaction to a Cubs win.
Bill Murray: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize aired on PBS on Friday, Oct. 28, 2016.
Dave Chappelle, Kevin Nealon, Kathy Griffin, and others tell how they met Eddie Murphy.