The Kennedy Center said the all-star lineup will also include Dan Aykroyd, Candice Bergen, Darrell Hammond, Tina Fey, Tim Meadows, Conan O'Brien, Molly Shannon, David Spade and Christopher Walken. Plans also call for appearances by Sen. Christopher Dodd, D-Conn., and Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.
Michaels, the creator of "Saturday Night Live," will receive the seventh annual Twain Prize at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall on Oct. 25, in ceremonies to be taped for telecast over PBS early in 2005.
Michaels has won 10 Emmy Awards as a writer and producer. "SNL" is a multiple Emmy-winner, and also has a George Foster Peabody Award to its credit. Michaels is also executive producer of NBC's "Late Night with Conan O'Brien," and has produced such movie hits as "Wayne's World" and "Mean Girls."