Netflix will air one episode a month.
The people he refers to include President Barack Obama, 30 Rock's Tina Fey, ER alum George Clooney, Jay-Z, Howard Stern and Malala Yousafzai, each of whom will appear in one installment of the six-episode first season. Having President Obama as his first guest is an attention-grabbing "get" in show biz circles, allowing Letterman to stretch his legs comedically while tackling bigger issues - and without worrying about angering advertisers.
George RR Martin's 'Nightflyers': Syfy Reveals Series Details for 1st Season
It's set in Martin's "Thousand Worlds" universe, which despite containing a thousand worlds, could not find room for Westeros. But that's not the only news about the show, which has now also found the intrepid crewmates of the titular starship as well.
After roughly three years, David Letterman is exiting retirement to host a new Netflix show premiering Friday, January 12th. It will also be Letterman's first televised interview after retiring as host of the CBS' The Late Show in 2015.
Although this will be Obama's first talk show interview since leaving the Oval Office, he did sit down for an interview with Prince Harry in September.
FBI launches new Clinton Foundation investigation
The findings from a separate Justice Department probe into the FBI's handling of the email scandal will be released this spring. The former NY senator blamed then-FBI Director James Comey reopening the case right before the election on her shocking loss.
News of the series was first announced in August.
Comedian Stephen Colbert has since replaced Letterman on the "Late Show".
Roy Moore charge Leigh Corfman files lawsuit against him
Moore's comments about Corfman were defamatory, she claims in the suit, filed today in Montgomery County, Ala., the Post reports. Leigh Corfman says Moore sexually abused her when she was 14 - a high school freshman - and he was a 32-year-old prosecutor.
Last March, Letterman told New York Magazine that he "would have gone to work on Trump" if he was still a late night host. These segments will allow him to "dig deeper" into topics related to the guest featured in the episode. "In interviews that take place both inside and outside a studio setting, the conversations are intimate, in-depth and far-reaching, with the levity and humor Dave's fans know and love".