Letterman lands Obama as first guest on new Netflix show

Letterman lands Obama as first guest on new Netflix show

Additionally, the streaming media giant said Friday that Letterman's new series, My Next Guest Needs No Introduction, would also feature other influential interviewees including George Clooney, Jay-Z, Tina Fey, Howard Stern, and Nobel Peace Price victor Malala Yousafzai.

― AFP picLOS ANGELES, Jan 6 ― Late night talk show host David Letterman is returning to television next week with an interview of former United States president Barack Obama, streaming giant Netflix announced yesterday.

US President Barack Obama tapes an appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman at the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York, May 4, 2015.

Letterman's interview with Obama will mark the former president's first television talk show appearance since he left office in January previous year. Obama's appearance on the new show marks the former president's first television interview since leaving office previous year. The new show is set to launch on January 12.

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Martin has seen another of his books, Nightflyers, given the greenlight by Syfy in the United States and Netflix internationally. Showrunners David Benioff and DB Weiss announced in 2016 it would finish with 13 episodes spread over a final two seasons.

It will be the first talk show Letterman has hosted since he stepped down from CBS' "Late Show with David Letterman" in May 2015.

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

David Letterman had said in August that he would be back in 2018 on Netflix. In each hour-long episode Letterman will have a long-form conversation with the guest across a range of topics.

Sarandos said he hopes Letterman's show will attract more subscribers.

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