My Next Guest Needs No Introduction
David Letterman has decades of experience getting people to talk. For 22 years he did so on his beloved Late Show with David Letterman. For the last four years he’s taken up a new format of long-form interviews on the Emmy-nominated series My Next Guest Needs No Introduction . . . When the show debuted in 2018 and revealed its first guest to be President Barack Obama, the series instantly earned its name. Since then Letterman has interviewed guests at the top of their field in music (Jay-Z, Lizzo), acting (George Clooney, Robert Downey Jr.), comedy (Dave Chappelle, Tina Fey), sports (Lewis Hamilton, Kevin Durant), and activism (Melinda Gates, Malala Yousafzai), diving deep into conversations on life, work, and the pursuit of success.
Season 4, which premiered in May 2022, brought in a bevy of talent for Letterman to commune with about pizza ovens (Ryan Reynolds), President Franklin Roosevelt (Cardi B), and the great game of shuffleboard (Kevin Durant). Letterman proves yet again that he has the gift of turning everyone into a great storyteller. Here are some of our favorite stories Letterman unlocked on this season of My Next Guest Needs No Introduction . . .