Carol Burnett: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize
The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize salutes Carol Burnett. The program airs Sunday, November 24 at 8 p.m. ET on PBS stations nationwide. Taped at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on October 20, the two-hour special features a star-studded cast of Burnett’s friends and colleagues including top entertainers, Julie Andrews, Lucie Arnaz, Tony Bennett, Tim Conway, Tina Fey, Rashida Jones, Vicki Lawrence, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Martin Short, Rosemary Watson, Bruce Vilanch and special appearances by Ellen DeGeneres and Carl Reiner. The evening pays tribute to the humor and accomplishments of the television icon.
Enjoy this step through time charting WETA's history from its founding in the 1950s as an educational television station, the addition of a public radio station, and evolution into a major national producer for PBS.