Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Carol Burnett, Norman Lear, Bob Newhart Carl Reiner and Lily Tomlin will be celebrated at The Paley Honors: A Special Tribute to Television's Comedy Legends in Beverly Hills on Nov. 21.
"From the hilarious antics of Carol Burnett, Bob Newhart, Carl Reiner, and Lily Tomlin to Norman Lear's unique ability to highlight the important social issues of the day, the marriage of comedy and television has brought so much joy to generations of television audiences," Maureen J. Reidy, the Paley Center's President and chief executive officer, said in a press release. "We're thrilled to pay special tribute to the comedic trailblazers who left their indelible mark on television."
The Paley Center for Media said it will announce the names of presenters and guests at a later date.
Many celebrities are expected to attend the event, which will "highlight groundbreaking comedic moments from sitcoms, scripted comedies, animated series, as well as variety, talk, and sketch shows."
Burnett, Tomlin and Lear have been experiencing career revivals in recent years.
Lear's sitcom One Day at a Time got a contemporary, Netflix/Pop TV reboot and ABC successfully staged a star-studded, live remake of episodes of his shows All in the Family and The Jeffersons.
Another live re-imaging of Lear's sitcoms is planned for this winter.