Rickles to receive Carson kudo at Comedy Awards

Rickles
Don Rickles will receive the Johnny Carson Award For Comedic Excellence at this year's edition of "The Comedy Awards," which will be taped April 28 in New York for air May 6 on Comedy Central. Jon Stewart will make the presentation.

Rickles, who is being honored for 55 years of comedy — including more than 100 appearances on Carson's "The Tonight Show" — is the second recipient of the award, following David Letterman in 2011.

Rickles has said he believes his breakthrough moment as a performer came with his first appearance on "Tonight" in October 1965.

More TV

  • France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris catches the

    France vs Croatia World Cup Live Stream: How to Watch

    Don Rickles will receive the Johnny Carson Award For Comedic Excellence at this year's edition of "The Comedy Awards," which will be taped April 28 in New York for air May 6 on Comedy Central. Jon Stewart will make the presentation. Rickles, who is being honored for 55 years of comedy — including more than […]

  • Who Is America Review

    TV Review: Sacha Baron Cohen's 'Who Is America?'

    Don Rickles will receive the Johnny Carson Award For Comedic Excellence at this year's edition of "The Comedy Awards," which will be taped April 28 in New York for air May 6 on Comedy Central. Jon Stewart will make the presentation. Rickles, who is being honored for 55 years of comedy — including more than […]

  • Ricky Martin Versace American Crime Story

    Ricky Martin Signs With Maverick Management

    Don Rickles will receive the Johnny Carson Award For Comedic Excellence at this year's edition of "The Comedy Awards," which will be taped April 28 in New York for air May 6 on Comedy Central. Jon Stewart will make the presentation. Rickles, who is being honored for 55 years of comedy — including more than […]

  • Harry Kane of England celebrates scoring

    Belgium vs England World Cup Live Stream: How to Watch

    Don Rickles will receive the Johnny Carson Award For Comedic Excellence at this year's edition of "The Comedy Awards," which will be taped April 28 in New York for air May 6 on Comedy Central. Jon Stewart will make the presentation. Rickles, who is being honored for 55 years of comedy — including more than […]

  • The Crown Season 2

    Storming the Emmys: Netflix, Amazon and Hulu Edge Out Networks

    Don Rickles will receive the Johnny Carson Award For Comedic Excellence at this year's edition of "The Comedy Awards," which will be taped April 28 in New York for air May 6 on Comedy Central. Jon Stewart will make the presentation. Rickles, who is being honored for 55 years of comedy — including more than […]

  • Sacha Baron Cohen

    Sacha Baron Cohen's 'Who Is America?' Interviewee List Grows

    Don Rickles will receive the Johnny Carson Award For Comedic Excellence at this year's edition of "The Comedy Awards," which will be taped April 28 in New York for air May 6 on Comedy Central. Jon Stewart will make the presentation. Rickles, who is being honored for 55 years of comedy — including more than […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content