NewsLocal NewsIndianapolis


David Letterman's first guest on Netflix show? Former President Barack Obama

Letterman's first Netflix guest? President Obama
Letterman's first Netflix guest? President Obama
Posted at 12:03 PM, Jan 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-05 12:15:55-05

INDIANAPOLIS -- Former President Barack Obama will be the first guest on David Letterman's new Netflix show, "My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman."

Letterman, who grew up in Indianapolis, hosted his last "The Late Show" episode on May 20, 2015. In August 2017, Netflix announced a new show with him. The first episode will premiere Friday, Jan. 12. A new episode will be available each month afterward in 2018.

His future guests include George Clooney, Malala Yousafzai, Jay-Z, Tina Fey and Howard Stern.

Since leaving the late night scene, the 70-year-old Letterman has grown a Santa-like beard.

PREVIOUS | David Letterman jokes at Peyton Manning statue unveiling 'Where the hell is my statue?' | David Letterman to receive Mark Twain Prize for humor | David Letterman returning to TV with Netflix show

Letterman is the longest-running late-night broadcaster in American history. He hosted 6,028 episodes of "Late Night" and "The Late Show" at NBC and CBS. Letterman is a graduate of Ball State University. 

MORE TOP STORIES | Couple mysteriously disappears after visiting family in Indy, car found abandoned in Madison Co. | Photos: The faces of 2017's homicide victims | Identities released of elderly couple, son found dead in Hamilton County home on Christmas Day | 9-year-old with pellet gun stops man from stealing pickup truck in Kokomo | In pictures posted to social media, young homicide victims showed off guns, cash

Top Trending Videos