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Carol Burnett: The Twain Prize will air on PBS Nov. 24

80-year-old Carol Burnett was honored with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor in October. The Award show will be aired on PBS, Sunday November 24 featuring appearances by Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Martin Short, Julie Andrews and Tony Bennett.

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Carol Burnett: The Twain Prize will air on PBS Nov. 24

Tina Fey presented the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor to Carol Burnett in October. 80-year-old Carol Burnett manages to be in trending celebrity news a week ahead of the broadcast of the Mark Twain Prize award show. The Twain Prize will air on PBS at 7pm on November 24.

Carol Burnett got the 16th Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Among those paying tribute to her in the award show are: Julie Andrews, Lucie Arnaz, Tony Bennett, Tim Conway, Tina Fey, Rashida Jones, Vicki Lawrence, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Martin Short, and Rosemary Watson. The Twain Prize award show took place at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. Should be a funny and classy show.

Most Americans remember Carol Burnett for her long-running TV variety show, The Carol Burnett Show on CBS.

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Amanda Setton to Examine Dead Bodies on Hawaii Five-0 Season 5

Source: TV Fanatic

Amanda Setton is headed back to the small screen. The actress (Gossip Girl, The Mindy Project, The Crazy Ones) will appear on multiple episodes of Hawaii Five-0 Season 5, TV Guide confirms. Look for the young star to come on board as Dr. Mindy Shaw, Max's new, impressive, intelligent trainee. She will debut on the September 26 opener. Earlier this month, showrunner Peter Lenkov teased that this new character "will be there at crime scenes and be a ...
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‘Freaky Friday’ Author Mary Rodgers Dies at 83

Source: School Library Journal

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Photo by Michael Grecco/Sygma Mary Rodgers, author of the classic Freaky Friday and composer, died on June 26 at age 83 following a long illness. Freaky Friday (Harper), Rodgers’s best known work, was published in 1972. Aimed at middle-grade readers, the humorous novel revolves around a 13-year-old girl, Annabel, who switches places for the day with her mother, eventually gaining a greater understanding ab ...
Source: School Library Journal   Full article at: School Library Journal Jun 30 2014, 10:04am CDT
 

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What's So Genius about the Satori Group, Valerie Curtis-Newton, and Jerick Hoffer?

Source: The Stranger

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Jay Leno to be honored with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

Source: TV Tattle on Hitfix

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Jay Leno to be honored with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor The former “Tonight Show” host will be honored in a Kennedy Center ceremony on Oct. 19 that PBS will broadcast on Nov. 23. The recent previous recipients of the Mark Twain Prize include Carol Burnett, Ellen DeGeneres...http://www.hitfix.com/blogs/tv-ta ...
Source: TV Tattle on Hitfix   Full article at: TV Tattle on Hitfix Jun 18 2014, 11:09am CDT
 

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Jay Leno To Receive This Year’s Mark Twain Prize For Humor

Source: Deadline

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Jay Leno has just booked his next stop on the Career Achievement Award Express. The former Tonight Show host will receive the 17th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor in a gala October 19 at Kennedy Center in Washington DC. Carol Burnett was last year’s honoree of the award, which the John F Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts bestows annually in a ceremony taped for broadcast on PBS. The pubcaster will air the Leno ga ...
Source: Deadline  Full article at: Deadline Jun 18 2014, 10:39am CDT
 

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TV Review: Jennifer Falls attempts to balance nostalgia and the present

Source: The A.V. Club

The Academy Of Television Arts & Sciences' Presents An Evening With Carol Burnett
TV Land has a dependable slate of multi-camera sitcoms that bank on the power of mass nostalgia. Hot In Cleveland is the biggest offender (and success story) of this programming model, but sitcoms like The Exes, The Soul Man, and Kirstie have only followed suit. It’s not just a nostalgia trip for the stars of these shows—though when someone like Carol Burnett comes on-screen and there’s a 30-sec ...
Source: The A.V. Club   Full article at: The A.V. Club Jun 4 2014, 12:00am CDT
 

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