The interview, which airs Wednesday night at 10 PM EST/PST, marks the second primetime interview for the Obamas, following their “60 Minutes” sitdown last week.
Walters will interview the President-elect and future First Lady in Chicago, and parts of the interview will also air on “Good Morning America,” “World News Tonight” and “Nightline.”
The interview will cover the Obama family’s transition into the White House, as well as economy and foreign policy topics, according to ABC. It also comes on the heels of Obama naming his financial advisers, which is likely to be addressed as well.
The one-hour special comes on the same night Walters’ former “View” co-host, Rosie O’Donnell, debuts her new variety show on NBC. However, “Rosie Live” will not go up against the Obamas directly, as “Rosie Live” airs at 8 PM EST/PST on NBC.
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