David Letterman is out of retirement and returning to television with a six-episode, 60-minute Netflix talk show, My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman. While it's been two years since Letterman said sayonara to his late night talk show, the 70-year-old said he doesn't watch it now with host Stephen Colbert, or stop by his old stomping grounds for a visit. The first episode with Obama will air on January 12th, with the remaining 5 episodes being released monthly.
In addition to the rapper, Beyoncé, and their daughter, Blue Ivy, actors including Thandie Newton, Jessica Chastain, David Oyelowo, Brie Larson and Mindy Kaling appear in various scenes of the project.
"I got exhausted of people saying 'What do you want to do?' I did what I wanted to do for 30-plus years". The thing I like about it is that it fits exactly what I want to do and it's with people I'm fond of working with.
The new show is part of Netflix's continuing efforts to produce its own shows.
My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman is directed by Michael Bonfiglio, executive produced by Justin Wilkes, Dave Sirulnick, Jon Kamen, and Aaron Bergeron serves as the series producer for RadicalMedia.
Sarandos said he hopes Letterman's show will attract more subscribers. His first guest? Barack Obama. I was content, and then a couple of days ago Donald Trump said he was running for president.