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Will Ferrell: The Mark Twain Prize

Airs Monday, October 31, 2011 At 9 p.m. on KPBS TV

Above: Will Ferrell is the 14th recipient of The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. The evening pays tribute to the humor and accomplishments of the television icon and motion picture star.

A caricature of Will Ferrell, winner of the Mark Twain Prize.
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Above: A caricature of Will Ferrell, winner of the Mark Twain Prize.

The Kennedy Center will present the 14th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor to Will Ferrell on Sunday, October 23, 2011 at 7:30 p.m.

The award, named to honor one of America's—and the world's—greatest humorists, will feature a lineup of the biggest names in entertainment, including Jack Black, Green Day, Larry King, Nathan Lane, Adam McKay, Lorne Michaels, Conan O'Brien, John C. Reilly, Paul Rudd, Maya Rudolph, and Molly Shannon.

This cast of top entertainers will salute Will Ferrell in the Concert Hall at the Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. The evening will pay tribute to the humor and accomplishments of the television icon and motion picture star.

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is on Facebook.

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