First lady Michelle Obama will be taking questions from NBC talk show host Jay Leno this Friday.
Mrs. Obama will participate in Leno’s “Ten @ Ten” segment, in which the big-jawed comedian poses ten joke-y questions to special guests, which have ranged from celebrities like Cameron Diaz and Tom Cruise to such political figures as Barney Frank and John McCain.
Of course ten is a big number for Leno, NBC, and maybe all of television, The former “Tonight Show” star’s move to the 10 p.m. slot, five night a week, is one of the most watched events of the television season, as broadcast networks struggle to hold audiences.
One of Leno’s best Q-and-As came with Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius — who talked a little basketball smack to her boss. More…