- Amazon says police can hold on to Ring videos indefinitely 3 Months Ago
- Henry Cavill on the prospect of playing Superman again: ‘the cape is still in the closet’ 3 Months Ago
- Why does Pete Buttigieg always tweet ‘buh’? 3 Months Ago
- Noah Hawley will direct the next ‘Star Trek’ movie starring Chris Pine Today 8:51 AM
- Vidgo is a streaming bonanza of live sports Today 8:40 AM
- Reap the benefits of CBD with these organic CBD tinctures Today 8:17 AM
- How to stream Hulu in 4K Today 7:12 AM
- The far-right is mobilizing to get Roger Stone pardoned Today 7:00 AM
- Artist Yumi Sakugawa uses Instagram to tackle creative shame Today 6:00 AM
- Is that Rosa Parks in random Twitter user’s baby photo? Tuesday 8:24 PM
- Syracuse students say white supremacist manifesto was AirDropped to them Tuesday 7:44 PM
- Florida woman gets prison time for throwing slushie at Matt Gaetz Tuesday 6:28 PM
- Marie Kondo’s online store slammed for selling clutter-worthy products Tuesday 5:34 PM
- People are rallying against toxic masculinity on International Men’s Day Tuesday 4:42 PM
- Reddit wants to stop its pro-Trump forum from outing the alleged whistleblower Tuesday 3:38 PM
Don’t act like you’re not impressed, America. Ron Burgundy was all over late-night last night.
On Thursday night, Will Ferrell donned his immortal mustache once again, and appeared on a half-dozen late-night comedy shows as beloved anchorman Ron Burgundy. Burgundy made appearances on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Late Night With Seth Meyers, The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, The Late Late Show With James Corden, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and Conan.
Ron Burgundy was first introduced to America 15 years ago when Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy took America by storm, becoming the most quotable comedy since Austin Powers. The film made $90 million on a $26 million budget, and was followed up by a sequel, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues. The film’s impact on comedy culture is still being felt today.
Ferrell was promoting the second season of his The Ron Burgundy Podcast, an iHeartRadio Original Podcast co-produced with Funny or Die. The podcast follows an interview format, and during season 1, Ferrell interviewed Peter Dinklage, RuPaul, Deepak Chopra, and various other celebrities in character as Burgundy.
On each of his late-night appearances, Ferrell performed standup in the kind of macho, antiquated style he perfected in The Anchorman films. He joked about Harvey Wallbangers with Stephen Colbert and did Carrot Top-style prop comedy on Conan.
See all six spots below.
Season 2 of The Ron Burgundy Podcast premieres today.
- Newscasters’ parody of ‘Anchorman’ fight scene escalates quickly
- Baby born with full head of hair becomes an Internet sensation
- News anchor gets tricked into saying a line from ‘Anchorman’
Got five minutes? We’d love to hear from you. Help shape our journalism and be entered to win an Amazon gift card by filling out our 2019 reader survey.
Brenden Gallagher is a politics reporter and cultural commentator. His work has been published by Motherboard, Complex, and VH1. He’s the co-founder of Beer Money Films, an indie production company. Based in Los Angeles, he works in television drama as a writers assistant.