Obama has been a frequent guest of late-night talk shows, but this will be his first appearance on Kimmel's set. Obama last appeared on Kimmel's show via satellite during his first presidential campaign in June 2008.
But Obama apparently knows what he might be getting himself into. The president received the Kimmel treatment when the
At that time, Kimmel joked about Obama's name and the size of the president's ears. But the evening also included the two men high-fiving.
"The President is on #Kimmel Tonight, assuming everyone passes the background check," Kimmel's show said on its Twitter account Thursday.
After the show's taping, Obama is scheduled to head to what's being billed as an informal round-table discussion at the home of Silbermann and his wife, Julia Franz.
Silbermann, a longtime power broker, runs ICM Partners, one of Hollywood's largest talent and literary agencies. He helped lead the management buy-out of the agency, which was renamed ICM Partners in 2012.
About 25 people have been invited to the evening event, which will be held in Silbermann's living room. Tickets went for $33,400 per couple, according to the invitation. Proceeds from the event will go to help finance election operations for the Democratic National Committee.
Among the Hollywood luminaries expected to attend are producer
This is Obama's second visit to Southern California in the last two months.
Last fall, Obama visited to Los Angeles and attended a fundraiser at the home of