American stand up comedian and actor Don Rickles is set to receive the Johnny Carson at The Comedy Awards. Known as a frequent guest on The Tonight Show, Rickles in fact acted in comedies and dramatic roles.
He is too receive a lifetime achievement prize during the evening. The legend who is best known as insult comedy will be given it by Jon Stewart during the gala. Carson and Rickles are very close friends and has appeared on the show over one hundred times over the year.
Rock, Modern Family and Saturday Night Live lead this year’s television Comedy Award nominees.