Eunice Kennedy Shriver, founder of the Special Olympics, will be posthumously given the Arthur Ashe Courage Award – the award to be presented to Timothy Shriver, the chairman of Special Olympics and will accept the award on his mother’s behalf.
The award will be presented during the 25th Espys on July 12. The Espys will be televised by ABC.
First Lady Michelle Obama guest stars on an episode of Disney Channel’s Jessie that deals with raising awareness for the needs, sacrifices and services of Military families. The episode will air on Friday, May 16th at 8/7C.
More photos and the episode’s official press release follows the jump
FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA GUEST STARS IN AN EPISODE OF "JESSIE" THAT CELEBRATES MILITARY FAMILIES, PREMIERING FRIDAY, MAY 16
First Lady Michelle Obama guest stars in "Jessie," the hit comedy series for kids and tweens, in a storyline that raises awareness about the service, sacrifice and needs of military families. The episode, part of Disney’s long legacy of support for the U.S. Armed Services and the White House’s Joining Forces initiative, premieres FRIDAY, MAY 16 (8:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel. A Public Service Announcement also featuring Mrs. Obama accompanies the episode.
ABC’s Nashville (Wednesdays, 10/9C) is bringing out the big guns in its May 7th episode, All or Nothing with Me – in the form of First Lady Michelle Obama and country artist Kellie Pickler. The setting is a charity concert that Rayna (Connie Britten) sets up at Fort Campbell after learning that Luke has been injured in Afghanistan.
Check out the press release, following the jump, for more details.
While First Lady Michelle Obama makes an appearance on a talk show, it’s news, but now she’s going above and beyond, with a cameo on the season finale of NBC’s Parks and Recreation, entitled Moving Up. For more, follow the jump.
Parks and Recreation’s hour-long season six finale is set for Thursday, April 24 (8/7C).