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Michelle Obama to appear on Leno's show

After showing off her acting and dancing skills on kids TV show "iCarly" this week, Michelle Obama is headed for Jay Leno's couch in her first appearance as first lady on a late-night talk show, Reuters reports.

NBC said Thursday that Obama will be a guest on "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" on Jan. 31, talking about her health and fitness campaign, "Let's Move," and her upcoming book about the White House kitchen garden.

NBC said it will mark Obama's debut as first lady on any late-night television talk show, although she was a guest on "The Tonight Show" during the 2008 presidential campaign.

The first lady is becoming a familiar face on American TV.

On Monday, she appeared as herself on the popular Nickelodeon comedy "iCarly" in an episode honoring military families, delivering several punch lines and taking part in the "iCarly" tradition of "random dancing."

Other TV appearances since her husband, Barack Obama, was elected president in 2008 include "Sesame Street" in 2009 and, with the president, "The Oprah Winfrey Show" in May 2011.

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