David Letterman returns to TV with Obama interview

06 January, 2018, 02:59 | Author: Eleanor Thompson
  • David Letterman returns to TV with Obama interview

No Introduction marks Letterman's return to showbiz after departing CBS' The Late Show in 2015, and he will conduct interviews both in-studio and on location with figures he finds personally fascinating: George Clooney, Malala Yousafzai, Jay-Z, Tina Fey, Howard Stern, and President Barack Obama.

Former President Barack Obama will be David Letterman's first guest when the long-time talk show host's new Netflix series premieres on Jan 12. Letterman left "The Late Show" in May 2015 after almost 22 years on CBS including his 11-year run on NBC hosting "Late Night with David Letterman".

The booking is a huge win for Letterman and Netflix since it will be Obama's first television talk show appearance since leaving office. The interview will be among the few Obama has given since leaving office early a year ago.

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"I had a show for a long time", Letterman said in his new show's trailer.

Comedian Stephen Colbert has since replaced Letterman on the "Late Show".

"I had a show for a long time and then I didn't have a show for a long time, and I can't tell you how great it is to be out of the damn house, " he jokes in the teaser.

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His return to television for Netflix was announced in August 2017, when the quick-witted host said that Pope Francis and President Donald Trump would be top of his wish-list for the series.

The new show is part of Netflix's continuing efforts to produce its own shows. "There's some people who will not quit because the show's coming on next month".

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