Will Ferrell Gives Reporting Advice at "Anchorman 2" Premiere

By/Ken Lombardi Ron Burgundy is back and ready for his close-up.
Ron Burgundy is back and ready for his close-up.

In "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues," the sequel to the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy," the fictional '70s-era San Diego newsman is embracing the 1980s by moving to the Big Apple and getting a job at GNN, the first 24-hour cable news network.

 At the film's New York premiere on Sunday night, CBS News asked Will Ferrell, who portrays Burgundy, what he thought was the secret to being a good broadcast reporter. 

"You've got to have good hair," he replied. "Facial hair is a dying art, at least on the news. All the hipsters have facial hair but none of the news people do. I think they should go back to that."

Watch video above to see Ferrell and his co-stars, including the adorable little pooch "Baxter," grace the red carpet.

"Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" comes to theaters on Dec. 18.

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