The interview, expected to air at 1:30 p.m. PT, is the first of two parts. Following the live portion of the interview, a second discussion will be taped to play during "The O'Reilly Factor" on Feb. 3 on Fox News.
This is O'Reilly's third interview with Obama. He also sat down with the president in 2011, the last time Fox aired the Super Bowl and during Obama's original campaign for president. Matt Lauer interviewed Obama in 2012 when the Super Bowl aired on NBC, and Scott Pelley interviewed him before the Super Bowl last year on CBS.
The topics three years ago included the Middle East and Obamacare. No word on what topics O'Reilly will be discussing with Obama this year, but it's likely the Middle East and Obamacare will remain on the agenda.
Obama also told O'Reilly that if the Chicago Bears weren't in the Super Bowl, then he wasn't taking sides. With the Bears out of the game again this year, it looks like the president will once again be left to root for a "good game."
[UPDATED January 23, 4:57 p.m.: After this post was published, the listed start time of the Super Bowl telecast was changed to 3 p.m.]