A voice we’ve dearly missed is finally coming back to late night. David Letterman has officially booked his Netflix debut with new series My Next Guest Needs No Introduction; setting a monthly schedule with guests like George Clooney and Barack Obama. Watch the first teaser!
Like so many famous Davids, you’d never know if Letterman was content to enjoy retirement, or stage an unexpected comeback. The revered interviewer and former Late Show host is officially making a return to our lives, leading – what else – a new Netflix series doing what he does best.
Like many, I watched Letterman's final show last night. And like many, I wondered what was going to happen Thursday night, and over the next couple months, as Colbert won't take over till September 8th. Tonight we got that answer, and learned another disturbing fact.
There were no scheduled guests on the final episode of The Late Show With David Letterman (minus The Foo Fighters, who closed out the night with a performance of “Everlong”), but that didn’t mean that a few of Letterman’s old friends didn’t stop by to say goodbye one last time. Some of the funniest people alive all came together to present one final Top Ten list, Things I've Always Wanted to Say To Dave.
You don’t have to wait until later tonight to begin saying goodbye to David Letterman (though if you’re like us, you’ve already started that process) — you can do it right now. The venerable, longtime Late Show host is ending his 33-year run with tonight’s episode, which promises to be a fantastic, hilarious and appropriately heartwarming sendoff. But before we get to that, you can watch Letterman’s final Late Show entrance right now.
David Letterman's 3+ decade run in late night comes to an end tonight. I will really, really miss Dave. My friend John works at NBC and took me to see Dave live at 30 Rock. At that time, he was 8 years into a 33-year career.