Jay Leno coming to the Kennedy Center in October to accept Mark Twain Prize

June 18, 2014 8:50 PM

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The Kennedy Center show, which serves as a fundraising event to support the organization's educational and artistic initiatives, will take place on Sunday, Oct. 19, and will be broadcast on PBS stations on Nov. 23. Tickets for the event will go on sale to Kennedy Center members on July 28; everyone else will be able to purchase tickets starting Aug. 6.

The Kennedy Center has not yet announced prices, nor have they finalized the lineup of friends and funny people to pay tribute to Leno; a spokesman said they expect to have names to announce "in a few months." (Dare we hope for David Letterman, a 2012 Kennedy Center honoree?) Last year, when Carol B...

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