Skip to content
Catholic Online Logo

By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

3/4/2014 (1 year ago)

Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

Both Michelle Obama and star Amy Poehler earlier appeared at obesity forum

Full of grace, poise and charm, U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to appear on cult television comedy "Parks and Recreation." The White House has confirmed Mrs. Obama will guest star in the NBC show's season six finale.

It won't be the first time Ms. Obama and Poehler have met. Both appeared at Mrs. Obama's campaign last month when she appeared at a Let's Move event in Miami.

It won't be the first time Ms. Obama and Poehler have met. Both appeared at Mrs. Obama's campaign last month when she appeared at a Let's Move event in Miami.

Highlights

By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

3/4/2014 (1 year ago)

Published in TV

Keywords: Michelle Obama, Parks and recreation, TV show


LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - The First Lady's cameo will appear in an episode titled "Moving Up." The program will center on her campaign against child obesity.

"Time to get real about Pawnee's obesity. @FLOTUS is coming to town for our #ParksandRec season finale Thursday, April 24!," the show tweeted. FLOTUS is an acronym for First Lady of the United States. Pawnee, Indiana is the fictional town where the show takes place, which is home to public servant Leslie Knope, played by the show's star, Amy Poehler.

It won't be the first time Ms. Obama and Poehler have met. Both appeared at Mrs. Obama's campaign last month when she appeared at a Let's Move event in Miami.

Obama is not the first U.S. politician to appear on the show. U.S. Vice President Joe Biden made a cameo on the show in 2012. Three further senators, including presidential runner John McCain, have also guest starred in "Parks and Recreation," which is currently in its sixth season.

Executive producer Michael Schur says he's still hoping to persuade Hillary Clinton to make an appearance on the show.

"I always imagined the perfect ending to the series - and I hope it's not for a while - would be a casual piece of B-roll where Leslie is walking through a building in Washington, DC, and passes Hillary Clinton, and Hillary Clinton says, 'Leslie.' Leslie says, 'Secretary Clinton,' and keeps walking."

"That might still be five seasons away, but that's the trajectory I would like Leslie to enjoy."

Regular stars Rob Lowe and Rashida Jones are due to leave the series at the end of season six.

---


Pope Francis: end world hunger through 'Prayer and Action'


Copyright 2015 - Distributed by THE CALIFORNIA NETWORK

Pope Francis Prayer Intentions for February 2016
Universal:
That prisoners, especially the young, may be able to rebuild lives of dignity.
Evangelization: That married people who are separated may find welcome and support in the Christian community.



Comments


More TV

Big networks moving online, but Catholic Online's already there for you Watch

By Marshall Connolly, Catholic Online (THE CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Hollywood is leaving the small screen for the smaller screen, and consumers are thrilled. As more people give up hours in front of the classic boob-tube, and turn to portable media, networks are following suit. Most recently, CBS announced it will be moving more ... continue reading


Netflix secret codes REVEALED -- Find any movie with one simple step Watch

Image of A coded list of millions of movies on Netflix - and their specialized genres, is included in this article!

By Catholic Online (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

You have some time to yourself this weekend and the Netflix and its myriad movies is calling. Are you in the mood for some Anime science-fiction? A film based on a popular children's book? Maybe some spy action adventure? Never fear, a coded list of millions of ... continue reading


'Oh, that's the robber': Bizarre moment news reporter stops mid-broadcast to call 911 Watch

Image of News reporter stops mid-broadcast to call 911 on bank robber suspect (YouTube).

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

During a live news broadcast in Iowa, reporter Adam Sallet's bank robbery report was interrupted by a bank employee who pointed out the suspected robber before running off-camera. Sallet then excused himself to call 911. LOS ANGELES, CA (California Network) - KIMT-TV ... continue reading


You HAVE to check out the MOST POPULAR videos from YouTube this week!

Image of

By Catholic Online (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Have you seen the Catholic Online YouTube channel yet? Every day thousands of people stop by our channel for a wonderfully peaceful and prayerful experience. Don't forget to subscribe today, so you don't miss out on over 100 beautiful Catholic videos, with new ones ... continue reading


Everything you know about TV advertisement is about to change: Find out why now! Watch

Image of The TV commercial - that distillation of everything that is effective in filmmaking boiled down to its essentials may in fact be an endangered species.

By Catholic Online (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

The TV commercial - that distillation of everything that is effective in film making boiled down to its essentials may in fact be an endangered species. An annoyance to many TV viewers - who have yet to realize that commercials are in fact the best and most ... continue reading


20 exciting reasons to be addicted to Netflix, Amazon and Hulu this November Watch

Image of

By Catholic Online (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Autumn is finally here and the nights are long and chilly. All the more reason to stay in and watch movies and original TV series through streaming . LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - "Jessica Jones," based upon the marvel superhero comic book series, is debuting ... continue reading


Top 5 Funny Halloween Vines Watch

Image of Funny Halloween Vines (Orkut).

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Every Halloween there are parties, mischief, cute and scary costumes and of course there is candy! What's the best part about Halloween? All of the hilarious pranks and costumes of course! LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - Catholic Online combed through hundreds of ... continue reading


LIVE exorcism to air on TV despite Catholic Archdiocese objection Watch

Image of Exorcism of dark spirits in famous St. Louis home to be aired Friday night.

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Destination America, a cable channel owned by Discovery Communications is set to air the show Exorcism: Live! at 9 p.m. Friday night. The reality TV show will feature a clergyman, psychic and the team from Ghost Asylum attempting to exorcise whatever haunts the famous ... continue reading


MOST POPULAR YouTube videos from this week

Image of

By Catholic Online (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Our Catholic Online YouTube channel is rapidly growing. Thousands of people come to our channel every day for a wonderfully peaceful and prayerful experience. Don't forget to subscribe to our channel so you don't miss out on the beautiful new videos uploaded daily. ... continue reading


Don't miss Catholic Online's MOST POPULAR YouTube videos from this week

Image of

By Catholic Online (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Our Catholic Online YouTube channel is rapidly growing. Thousands of people come to our channel every day for a wonderfully peaceful and prayerful experience. If you haven't subscribed to our channel yet, you are missing out on over 100 beautiful videos. Here are three ... continue reading


All TV News

Newsletters

Newsletter Sign Up icon

Stay up to date with the latest news, information, and special offers

Subscribe to Catholic OnlineYouTube Channel

the FEED
by Catholic Online

  • Stations of the Cross - Fourth Station: Jesus meets his mother HD Video
  • Palm Sunday HD Video
  • Daily Readings for Wednesday, February 10, 2016
  • Take this thought provoking Stations of the Cross survey
  • 10 important things to consider during Lent
  • St. Scholastica: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, February 10, 2016
  • Can you answer these four challenging questions about Lent?

Daily Readings

Reading 1, Joel 2:12-18
12 'But now -- declares Yahweh- come back to me with all your heart, ... Read More

Psalm, Psalms 51:3-4, 5-6, 12-13, 14, 17
3 For I am well aware of my offences, my sin is constantly in ... Read More

Gospel, Matthew 6:1-6, 16-18
1 'Be careful not to parade your uprightness in public to attract ... Read More

Reading 2, Second Corinthians 5:20--6:2
20 So we are ambassadors for Christ; it is as though God were urging you ... Read More

Saint of the Day

Saint of the Day for February 10th, 2016 Image

St. Scholastica
February 10: St. Scholastica, sister of St. Benedict, ... Read More