David Letterman is returning to TV and his first visitor would be the former chief of the free world.
The previous “Late Present” host comes out of retirement for his Netflix present on January 12 and his first visitor might be former president Barack Obama, the streaming firm introduced on Friday.
The collection, titled “My Subsequent Visitor Wants No Introduction” might be a six-episode, 60 minute discuss present with a brand new episode every subsequent month.
The reserving is a large win for Letterman and Netflix since it will likely be Obama’s first tv discuss present look since leaving workplace.
Different notable visitors on the present might be George Clooney, Malala Yousafzai, Jay-Z, Tina Fey and Howard Stern.
Obama has laid low since leaving the White Home final yr excluding a couple of public appearances and a radio interview with Britain’s Prince Harry recorded in September and broadcast final month.
Netflix introduced the Letterman collection in August. The host has been off tv since leaving CBS’ “The Late Present” in 2015.
Letterman and Obama shared one other “first” again in 2009, when the latter grew to become the primary sitting president to look on the “Late Present.”
Final March, Letterman advised New York Journal that he “would have gone to work on Trump” if he was nonetheless a late night time host.
“‘My Subsequent Visitor’ is centered round one extraordinary determine whom Dave finds fascinating,” Netflix stated in an announcement. “In interviews that happen each inside and outdoors a studio setting, the conversations are intimate, in-depth and far-reaching, with the levity and humor Dave’s followers know and love.”
The corporate additionally stated, “Area segments will carry Dave to places far and broad, expressing his curiosity and want to dig deeper on a selected subject associated to the long-lasting visitor featured within the episode.”