The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize For American Humor: Celebrating Bill Cosby

The Twelfth Annual Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize will air on PBS stations nationwide on Wednesday, November 4 at 8 p.m. ET.

Taped at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on October 26, the 90-minute special features tributes and comic testimonials from a star-studded cast of Bill Cosby’s friends and colleagues including leading American entertainers Carl Reiner, Chris Rock, Dick Gregory, James DePriest, Jerry Seinfeld, Jimmy Heath, Len Chandler, Malcolm Jamal-Warner, Phylicia Rashad, Rita Moreno, Sinbad, Willie Nelson, and Wynton Marsalis. The program, which recognizes the life and achievements of the beloved comedian, includes an assortment of classic film clips from Bill Cosby’s career.

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Bill Cosby Sounds the Alarm for ‘State of Emergency’

LOS ANGELES—Bill Cosby rekindles hip-hop’s socially conscious flame on “Bill Cosby Presents the Cosnarati: State of Emergency,” an album of music with messages reflecting today’s most critical issues affecting young people. Created to engage listeners and lead them to take action, the CD’s empowering and dialogue-provoking themes will be spread throughout the Internet via the comedian/actor/author’s extensive social media network and an interactive new web site, billcosby.com, designed to build a grassroots campaign of activist-led house parties and town halls.

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