NEW YORK, April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- First Lady Michelle Obama will appear as a guest for a second time on "The Colbert Report" on Wednesday, April 11 at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT, her first appearance since entering the White House. Mrs. Obama will mark the one-year anniversary of her Joining Forces initiative to recognize, honor and support veterans and military families. The initiative aims to educate, challenge and spark action from all sectors of society to ensure that military families have the support they have earned.
"We are honored that the First Lady is joining us and I trust that the feeling is mutual," said Stephen Colbert.
Mrs. Obama made her initial appearance on "The Colbert Report," which also was her first late-night television show appearance, on April 15, 2008 as part of the Emmy® and Peabody® Award-winning show's "Doritos' Spicy Sweet Pennsylvania Primary Coverage From Chili-Delphia – The City of Brotherly Crunch!" week-long, special coverage of the Pennsylvania Democratic Primary.
"The Colbert Report" airs Monday-Thursday at 11:30 p.m. and repeats at 1:30 a.m. the same night and at 10:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. the following day (all times ET/PT). Full episodes, as well as clips, are posted for viewing the following day at www.ColbertNation.com with URL and embed links.
"The Colbert Report" is produced by Jon Stewart's Busboy Productions, Inc. in association with Colbert's Spartina Productions, Inc. Stewart, Colbert and Tom Purcell are the Executive Producers with Meredith Bennett and Richard Dahm as Co-Executive producers. Jim Hoskinson is the Director.
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