Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, the car, coffee and comedy show that gave the television network Crackle its first prominent show, will have its highest profile guest to begin its seventh season, President Obama.
The season debut, taped in early December at the White House, will feature host Jerry Seinfeld picking up President Obama at The White House in a 1963 Corvette Stingray Split Window Coupe.
According to several media outlets, the Seinfeld and President Obama will drive loops around the famed resident at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
President Obama to Appear on Dec. 30
In previous episodes of the limited run series, Seinfeld picks up a comedian at a residence in a unique car. The duo drives to a coffee shop or restaurant. They exchange comedy stories and sometimes more poignant moments of the guest’s life.
The new season will debut December 30 on Crackle and the network’s Sony online stream, comediansincarsgettingcoffee.com.
During the six-episode seventh season, Comedian in Cars Getting Coffee’s guests will also include: Will Ferrell, Steve Martin, Gary Shandling, Kathleen Madigan and Sebastian Maniscalco.
The season’s current promotion clip shows Ferrell and Seinfeld playing at a park. There’s also an incident in which a car appears to have broken down.
The White House has detailed the season opener show. President Obama and Seinfeld take turns circling the South Lawn of the White House in the Corvette Stingray before chatting over coffee in a basement dining room.
The duo speak about what makes White House life both remarkable and routine.
Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee has featured several-dozen comedians, David Letterman to Lulia Louis-Dreyfus and George Wallace to Carl Reiner. The series premiered on July 19, 2012.
Other guests have included Michael Richards and Mel Brooks. In May 2015, the show surpassed 100 million streams.
Article Last Updated: December 28, 2015.
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