Will Ferrell was scheduled to appear today as guest anchor Ron Burgundy on ESPN’s SportsCenter. He’s shown above in a pre-recorded interview with Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (who owns Papa John’s franchises and has been a spokesman for DirecTV, Buick, ESPN, Gatorade, Reebok, Sprint, MasterCard, Oreo and more).

Previously: Ron Burgundy anchors the local news; Ron Burgundy’s Scotchy Scotch Scotch ice cream for Ben & Jerry’s; Ron Burgundy sells the Dodge Durango.

Anchorman 2 opens Dec. 18, 2013.