Ellen DeGeneres: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize
The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize salutes Ellen DeGeneres. Taped at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on October 22, the 90-minute special features a star-studded cast of DeGeneres’ friends and colleagues including top entertainers Kristin Chenoweth, Steve Harvey, Sean Hayes, Jimmy Kimmel, John Krasinski, Jason Mraz and Lily Tomlin. The evening pays tribute to the humor and accomplishments of the television icon and motion picture star.
Ellen DeGeneres: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize premieres Tuesday, October 30 at 8 p.m. ET on PBS stations nationwide.
Ellen DeGeneres: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize is a production of WETA Washington, D.C.; CoMedia; Mark Krantz Productions; Cappy Productions and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
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