Comedian Will Ferrell's news anchor persona Ron Burgnudy interviewed Denver Broncos Quarterback Peyton Manning for an upcoming segment on ESPN's SportsCenter.
ESPN published a 1:18 preview of the interview on YouTube.
It begins, in typical Burgundy fashion, with a question about facial hair.
"You are one of the great quarterbacks playing the game today. You've had a lot of success, and yet you've done it all without a mustache. You're running around out there and -- I'll be honest with you -- you look like a succulent baby lamb," Ferrell says.
Manning takes a moment to think of a response.
"I guess, to tell you the truth, I never had much of a desire to grow any facial hair," the quarterback eventually says. "I think I've managed to play quarterback okay without a mustache."
The preview of the Dec. 5 interview is Ferrell's second on-air appearance in character as Anchorman 2 is scheduled to open on Dec. 18. Over the weekend, he appeared as Burgundy on KXMB news in Bismarck, N.D. and co-anchored a newscast.
Watch the ESPN video clip below (mobile users: http://bit.ly/1eP7Oe6):