ON AIR NOW

Regular Programming
Regular Programming
12:00am - 5:30am
Entertainment News

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite his move into serious roles, Bill Murray never stopped making people laugh. Now he's being honored with the nation's top prize for comedy.

 

Bill Murray

 

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced Monday that Murray will be this year's recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.

 

The 65-year-old Murray is one of several "Saturday Night Live" alumni to receive the Twain Prize. He joined the cast in 1977, replacing Chevy Chase, and he won over audiences by creating the iconic character Nick the Lounge Singer.

 

His first big movie hit was "Caddyshack" in 1980. He went on to become the nation's most bankable comedy star, playing the lovable smart aleck to perfection in "Ghostbusters" and "Groundhog Day."

 

 





Visitor Polls
Do you give your vehicles a nickname?


On Facebook

On Twitter

On Air This Week...

 

 

Join WKTN starting at 8AM Sunday as we play the Best of Contemporary Music on WKTN.

 

The church of the month worship service starts at 10:30 Sunday mornings on WKTN.