The First Lady is showing off her comedic chops once again with the help of Jimmy Fallon.
On Thursday's episode of The Tonight Show, Michelle Obama dropped by Fallon's recurring "Ew!" skit, which features the host as a teenage girl named Sara who is grossed out by pretty much everything. While Will Ferrell was also dressed in character for the skit, Obama played herself as she raved about exercise to promote her "Let's Move!" campaign.
NBC reveals first week of guests on Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
"I think exercise is ew," Ferrell exclaims.
"Exercise is not ew!" Obama responds, explaining her love for dance, tennis and even push-ups.
NBC has unveiled the first week of guests for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
As previously announced, Will Smith and musical guest U2 will be on Fallon's inaugural show.
NBC has ordered three comedy pilots from Will Ferrell, Jason Katims and Dan Mazer, TVGuide.com has learned.
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Here's the thing about satire: Parody has a sharper sting if what's being ridiculed is actually relevant. And while it looks like everyone's having a grand time lampooning the old-school histrionics of the classic TV miniseries "epic" in IFC's elaborate all-star Funny or Die put-on The Spoils of Babylon, I'm afraid the fun isn't all that contagious, in part because the joke is such a stale one to begin with.
The whole enterprise, which consists of six half-hour chapters (the first two airing back-to-back starting Thursday at 10/9c), has the musty whiff of one of those movies derived from so-so Saturday Night Live sketches. Each installment opens with a staged intro, featuring a heavily made-up Will Ferrell as a rotund Orson Welles-like egomaniac impresario (described as "author, producer, actor, writer, director, raconteur, bon vivant, legend, fabulist" — and that's just the first episode's credits) who sinks further and further into his (wine) cups as he reflects on his lost late-'70s "masterpiece," which he self-financed as if he were Scrooge McDuck.
Frozen weathered the box office well over the chilly weekend that covered several parts of the country in snow. The Disney animated flick reclaimed the No. 1 spot, grossing $20.7 million, according to Box Office Mojo.
Landing in second was Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones, which took in $18.2 million in its opening weekend. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaugfollowed at No. 3 with $16.3 million.