What you need to know
- Jon Stewart is the next recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.
- The comedian is being honored for his contribution to American society.
- A ceremony will be held at the Kennedy Center on April 24.
Jon Stewart has been announced as the next recipient of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' 23rd Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.
As reported by Deadline, the award will be presented to Stewart on April 24 at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. The award, which Stewart accepted in a statement, honors individuals who have had an impact on American society.
Kennedy Center President Deborah F. Rutter noted the comedian's decades-long experience in mixing comedy and truth to audiences all over the world.
The comedian's new series, "The Problem with Jon Stewart," is streaming now on Apple TV+. You can also listen to the accompanying podcast on Apple Podcasts:
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