Sarah Silverman Roasts Mel Brooks at AFI Tribute

By DAVID WEINER

June 14, 2013

Comedy legend Mel Brooks was the toast of the town once again during a black-tie gala held in Hollywood June 6 by the American Film Institute, and the fun-filled night has been captured on AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Mel Brooks, premiering Saturday night on TNT. Watch our exclusive clip of Sarah Silverman's intro for Mel to get a taste of the fun to come…

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Many of Hollywood’s most revered luminaries turned out for the all-star tribute, which featured comedic toasts by such stars as Billy Crystal, Larry David, Robert De Niro, Jimmy Kimmel, Cloris Leachman, Conan O'Brien, Amy Poehler, Carl Reiner, Martin Scorsese and Martin Short.

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AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Mel Brooks premieres Saturday, June 15, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT) with an encore presentation on TCM Wednesday, July 24, at 8 p.m. (ET) as part of an all-night tribute to Brooks.



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