• 15 Joan Rivers videos that prove the iconic comedian could be funny anywhere

    Earlier today the comedy world was devastated to hear Joan Rivers had died at the age of 81, one week after she went into cardiac arrest during throat surgery at an outpatient clinic in New York. She was rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital in New York where she was placed into a medically induced coma and kept on life support. One day after moving Rivers to a private room, her

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    Carol Burnett receives Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

    The legendary Carol Burnett received the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Sunday night. The host of the long-running variety show, The Carol Burnett Show, travelled to Washington where she was tributed by large names in modern comedy: Tina Fey, Maya Rudolph, Martin Short, as well as Lucille Ball’s daughter, Lucie Arnaz. The annual award is the highest honor for American comedy, with winners including Richard Pryor, George Carlin,

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    Carol Burnett will receive Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

    Iconic comedian Carol Burnett will receive the 16th Annual Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, Kennedy Center Chairman David M. Rubenstein announced today. “From her television program and appearances, as well as her performances on Broadway and in film, Carol Burnett has entertained generations of fans with her vibrant wit and hilarious characters,” he says. “We are delighted to pay tribute to this unique and beloved entertainer.” Burnett,

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    PBS special will feature Jerry Seinfeld, Carol Burnett, George Lopez, Lisa Lampanelli and more

    Mary Tyler Moore is set to host a PBS tribute to The Ed Sullivan Show entitled Ed Sullivan’s Comedy Legends. The retrospective airs on Aug. 6 and will feature Ed Sullivan veterans such as Carol Burnett, Rich Little, Jackie Mason, Anne Meara, Carl Reiner, Joan Rivers and Jerry Stiller. The show will also feature next generation comedians like Joy Behar, Kathy Griffin, Arsenio Hall, Lisa Lampanelli, Richard Lewis, George Lopez,

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