The Mark Twain Prize

Mark Twain Prize
 

Bill Murray: The Mark Twain Prize will air Friday, March 24 at 9 p.m.
Carol Burnett: The Mark Twain Prize will air Friday, March 24 at 10 p.m.

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.