Martin Scorsese to Present AFI Award to Mel Brooks

6:00 AM PST 05/20/2013 by Gregg Kilday
Martin Scorsese

TCM will air the tribute along with showings of "The Twelve Chairs" and "The Producers."

Martin Scorsese will present Mel Brooks with the American Film Institute’s 41st Life Achievement Award at the black-tie gala, which will be held at the Dolby Theatre on June 6.

The tribute is scheduled to air on TNT on June 15 as part of an all-night tribute to Brooks and on Turner Classic Movies on July 24.

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TCM’s celebration of Brooks’ career will include airings of The Twelve Chairs, making its TCM debut, and The Producers. TCM will also present classic interviews with Brooks by Johnny Carson and Dick Cavett.

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