President to Guest On 'Colbert'

Stephen Colbert tweeted Friday (Dec. 5), that President Obama has agreed to make a guest appearance on The Colbert Report when the show arrives in D.C. Dec. 8.

Colbert announced earlier this week that the show was going on the road, saying "The Colbert Nation is heading back to the nation's capital! This special episode, ‘Stephen Colbert Presents: Mr. Colbert Goes to Washington D.C. Ya Later, Legislator: Partisan is Such Sweet Sorrow: A Colbert Victory Lap, '014.’"

The President has agreed to join him on that victory lap, as it were.

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John Eggerton

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.