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Mark Twain Prize

2014: Year of the Funny Women -- Record 60 Women Get Last Laugh At NY Comedy Festival

Beverly Wettenstein | Posted 12.22.2014 | Comedy
Beverly Wettenstein

With all due respect, this positive progress report on Women in Comedy is a tribute to Joan Rivers. She persevered to pave the path for generations of funny women. Rivers auditioned seven times over three years, before making her Tonight Show debut in 1965.

WATCH: Andy Samberg, Conan O'Brien & More Honor Will Ferrell

Posted 01.01.2012 | Comedy

Were you too busy trick-or-treating to catch Monday night's Mark Twain Prize ceremony honoring Will Ferrell? Well, you're in luck, because PBS has mad...

Tina Fey On What Makes Her Laugh, Cake vs. Pie & More (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Tina Fey is now the youngest-ever recipient of the Mark Twain Prize For Humor. She was honored appropriately this week at the Kennedy Center by friend...