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Michelle Obama launching Netflix cooking show ‘Waffles + Mochi’

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Michelle Obama launching Netflix cooking show 'Waffles + Mochi'

Former first lady Michelle Obama is cooking up a children’s show focused on — you guessed it — healthy eating.

“I’m beyond thrilled to share that on March 16, I’ll be launching a new show on @Netflix Waffles + Mochi!” the 57-year-old mother of two tweeted on Tuesday.

The new Netflix series will follow puppet friends Waffles and Mochi as they leave the Land of Frozen Food and embark on “global ingredient missions” with the help of Obama and a “magical, flying shopping cart,” according to the show’s official synopsis.

Over the course of their culinary pilgrimages, the duo will travel “to kitchens, restaurants, farms and homes all over the world, cooking up recipes with everyday ingredients alongside renowned chefs, home cooks, kids and celebrities.”

The project is part of a multi-year agreement with Netflix that Michelle and her husband, former President Barack Obama, 59, which they signed in 2018.

Michelle described “Waffles + Mochi” as a continuation of her efforts to promote children’s health, which began with her “Let’s Move!” initiative in 2010, Forbes reported. The campaign strove to reduce childhood obesity and foster active lifestyles.

“W+M” isn’t just another hands-off celebrity PSA. The program, which is produced by the Obamas’ own Higher Ground Productions, will reportedly collaborate with Partnership for a Healthier America to deliver fresh ingredients to US families hurt by the coronavirus pandemic.

“I’m excited for families and children everywhere to join us on our adventures as we discover, cook, and eat delicious food from all over the world,” gushed the first lady-turned-lifestyle influencer.

Since leaving the White House, the couple has also been busy writing books. Barack penned a book last fall, “A Promised Land” — which quickly became a best-seller — and Michelle released a memoir, “Becoming,” in 2018.

“Waffles + Mochi” will premiere on Netflix on March 16.

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Nick Jonas assures that JoBros are still together on ‘SNL’

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Don’t worry — you can still be a “Sucker” for the Jonas Brothers.

Nick Jonas, the 28-year-old youngest member of the JoBros, assured fans that the fraternal trio was still very much together even as he re-launched his solo career by serving as host and musical guest on this weekend’s “Saturday Night Live.”

Sporting a red jacket  in the opening monologue, Nick greeted his older brother Kevin, who said, “I gotta ask, are we good, ’cause, uh, I see you’re doing a lot of solo stuff? Are we still a band?”

To which Nick replied, “Of course.”

Then Kevin got a big laugh by asking again for confirmation: “Are you sure? ’Cause I just bought a house.”

But Nick again burned up any breakup rumors: “Kevin, the band is still together. I promise.”

And with that, the future of the Jonas Brothers was made very clear minutes into “SNL,” as Nick was the first star to pull double duty on the show since Harry Styles in November 2019. Ironically, that included a memorable Sara Lee skit in which Styles commented “wreck me daddy” on a picture of Jonas.

While Jonas wasn’t quite as memorable as Styles — and the poor writing could certainly have something to do with that — he introduced his new single “Spaceman” in swoon-worthy style. Later in the show, the “Jealous” crooner also performed another new track, “This Is Heaven,” from his upcoming solo album, also titled “Spaceman,” due March 12.

Jonas will also return for his second stint as a coach on “The Voice” for the NBC juggernaut’s 20th season premiering on Monday.

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Ben Stiller, Ava DuVernay among new presenters for Golden Globes

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Ben Stiller, Ava DuVernay among new presenters for Golden Globes

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has added more A-list names to its glittering roster of celebrity presenters for the Golden Globes, The Post has learned exclusively.

Ben Stiller, Amanda Seyfried, Ava DuVernay, Colin Farrell, Gal Gadot, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Justin Theroux will be on hand to (virtually) present statuettes to the winners when the telecast kicks off Sunday at 8 p.m. on NBC.

The group, the final batch of presenters, joins previously announced nominees including Awkwafina, Kevin Bacon, Salma Hayek, Michael Douglas, Angela Bassett, Margot Robbie and Sterling K. Brown.

Seyfried is a first-time nominee, earning a nod for playing William Randolph Hearst’s mistress, Marion Davies, in David Fincher’s period drama “Mank.” DuVernay earned a nomination for directing the 2014 movie “Selma,” while Farrell, twice-nominated, won a statuette in 2009 for “In Bruges.”

Theroux stars in the upcoming Apple+ series “The Mosquito Coast” (premiering April 30); Abdul-Mateen II won a Primetime Emmy Award last fall for HBO’s limited series “Watchmen” (he played Cal Abar). He also starred in “Aquaman” and played Bobby Seale in the Netflix movie “The Trial of the Chicago 7” — and will present the clip for that film on Sunday night’s telecast.

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‘WandaVison’ beats ‘Bridgerton’ in audience viewership

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'WandaVison' beats 'Bridgerton' in audience viewership

Disney+ hit “WandaVision” may have surpassed Netflix’s “Bridgerton” in audience viewership, according to a report.

The show, which began airing in January, stars Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany as Wanda Maximoff and Vision, super-powered individuals who find themselves navigating life through various sitcoms spanning multiple decades.

As of January, “Wandavision” had a viewership of 8,127, meaning that the show has been viewed 81.3 times more than the average TV show according to Variety.

The show has also caused the Disney+ website to crash several times.

Netflix’s “Bridgerton,” which was released in December of 2020, has a viewership of 6,808.

Disney’s success with “WandaVision” has also proved to critics that the company is not solely relying on its other original series, “The Mandalorian” to bring in money.

New episodes of “WandaVision” are available every Friday.

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