The “Kennedy Center Honors” airs at 9 on Tuesday night on CBS, and it’s always one of the most entertaining television specials of the entire year. This time around, the festivities are hosted by Stephen Colbert and honorees include Al Green, Tom Hanks, ballerina Patricia McBride, Sting and Lily Tomlin. Performers and presenters include Jane Fonda, Lady Gaga, Jennifer Hudson, David Letterman, Reba McEntire, Martin Short, Steven Spielberg, Bruce Springsteen, Mavis Staples, Meryl Streep and Usher.
For more on what to watch, visit newsobserver.com/warmtv.
Sign Up and Save
Get six months of free digital access to The News & Observer