Obama will be the first guest of the new issue of Letterman

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Barack Obama has visited several times to David Letterman on the “Late Show”.

The famous tv presenter american, David Letterman will make his return to the screen with an interview with the ex-us president Barack Obama on Friday, has confirmed the giant of video streaming, Netflix, who will release its new issue.


Letterman, 70 years, who presented 22 years ago during the very popular Late Show with David Letterman — mix very american interviews of celebrities, jokes and skits, had indicated last August that it would resume service on Netflix in 2018, after having officially retired in 2015.


The platform of streaming video tweeted Friday so cryptically, indicating that the David Letterman again to commence on the 12th of January with an interview with Barack Obama, thus confirming the information published, in particular on the specialized site The Hollywood Reporter.


A monthly interview series, beginning January 12.

— Netflix US (@netflix) January 5, 2018

This will be the first televised interview of Barack Obama since his departure from the White House a year ago. There is no doubt that there will be a question of Donald Trump, even if the former democratic president was extremely measured in his criticism of his successor so far.


The other guests-star of the new issue, which shall consist of six episodes of one hour each, broadcast at the rate of one per month : George Clooney, Malala Yousafzai, Jay-Z, actress Tina Fey, made famous by Saturday Night Live and his imitations of Sarah Palin, and the radio presenter Howard Stern, has also confirmed Netflix in a tweet.


Nearly 14 million viewers had followed the last program in may 2015 on CBS from David Letterman, known for his humor corrosive.


Since then, the man with 10 trophies Emmy has made a few fleeting appearances on american tv.