• Obama's Appearance - Her First On Late-Night Television -
    Part Of "The Colbert Report's" Week-Long "Doritos' Spicy Sweet Pennsylvania Primary Coverage
    From Chili-Delphia - The City of Brotherly Crunch!"

NEW YORK, April 14, 2008 — Michelle Obama will appear as a guest on “The Colbert Report” on Tuesday, April 15 at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT as part of the Peabody&reg Award-winning and Emmy®-nominated show’s week-long, special coverage of the all-important Pennsylvania Democratic Primary. Obama’s appearance on “The Colbert Report” will be her first on late-night television.

“The Colbert Report: Doritos’ Spicy Sweet Pennsylvania Primary Coverage From Chili-Delphia – The City of Brotherly Crunch!” is taping at the 900-seat Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts Zellerbach Theatre on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania and will air nightly at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT from Monday, April 14 through Thursday, April 17. This marks the first time the show will broadcast from a remote location.

The week will include filmed pieces such as a tour of Philadelphia and an installment of the 434-part series “Better Know A District” with Congressman Joe Sestak, representing “The Fightin’ 7th” district of Pennsylvania. Others scheduled to appear include Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell; Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter; Representative Patrick Murphy (D-PA), the only sitting Congressman to have served in Iraq; Chris Matthews; musical performances by The Roots and John Legend; and a special appearance by the Philadelphia Eagles cheerleaders.

“The Colbert Report” airs regularly Monday-Thursday at 11:30 p.m. following “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.” Repeat episodes air Monday-Thursday at 1:30 a.m., 8:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. and Friday at 8:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. (all times ET/PT).

“The Colbert Report” is produced by Jon Stewart’s Busboy Productions, Inc. in association with Spartina Productions, Inc. Stewart, Colbert and Allison Silverman are the executive producers with Meredith Bennett and Richard Dahm as co-executive producers. Jim Hoskinson is the director. Lou Wallach and Dan Powell are the executives in charge of production for COMEDY CENTRAL.

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