Will Ferrell Sings ‘Charlie Brown’ Christmas Carol With Vienna Boys Choir; Reminds Audiences Ron Burgundy Isn’t Real (Video)

For a while we were starting to think Ron Burgundy was never going to leave

Last Updated: July 10, 2014 @ 7:44 PM

Will Ferrell reminded viewers that Ron Burgundy is just a fictional character when he appeared on “The Late Show with David Letterman” as himself.

He not only used the time to tell personal anecdotes (that didn’t revolve around Burgundy), but sang the classic holiday tune “Christmas Time Is Here” with the Vienna Boys Choir.

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Paramount and Ferrell pulled off some pretty great publicity stunts — including a stretch of Dodge Durango commercials — but there were a lot of them, so it’s nice to see Ferrell’s fictional newsman alter ego didn’t get completely take over his life.

Get in the Christmas spirit by watching the “Anchorman 2” star sing a song from “A Charlie Brown Christmas” (above).