Obama headed to Los Angeles, will guest star on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

President Barack Obama high-fives late-night comic Jimmy Kimmel during the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner, Saturday, April 28, 2012 in Washington. (Haraz N. Ghanbari)

President Barack Obama is coming to Los Angeles on Thursday.

He's scheduled to guest star on Jimmy Kimmel Live! and attend a Democratic National Committee event, the White House confirmed Tuesday.

Thursday will be President Obama's first appearance on the late-night talk show as president. He appeared via satellite during his campaign in 2008.

Actor Sean Penn is also set to appear.

The episode will air at 11:35 p.m. Thursday on ABC7.

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