My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman | Trailer [HD] | Netflix

US President Barack Obama applauds alongside former talk show host David Letterman during a celebration of the 5th anniversary of Joining Forces and the 75th anniversary of the USO at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland

The streaming platform teased the new show's January 12 launch in a tweet with a lineup topped by the former USA leader: "Obama".

Other notable guests on the show will be George Clooney, Malala Yousafzai, Jay-Z, Tina Fey and Howard Stern.

"I got exhausted of people saying 'What do you want to do?'" Letterman told Variety in August. "These are people that I admire".

― AFP picLOS ANGELES, Jan 6 ― Late night talk show host David Letterman is returning to television next week with an interview of former USA president Barack Obama, streaming giant Netflix announced yesterday.

In this image released by CBS, President Barack Obama, left, appears with host David Letterman during a taping of "Late Show with David Letterman", on Monday, May 4, 2015, in NY. Interviews will be supplemented by field segments that aim to quench Letterman's "curiosity and desire to dig deeper on a specific topic related to the iconic guest", according to Netflix. "I couldn't care less about late-night television".

Netflix (nflx) also released a trailer of the new series in which Letterman is shown sporting a long, Walt Whitman-like beard and filmed in a more intimate setting featuring two chairs and a simple backdrop as opposed to his former show's more lavish set.

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"I had a show for a long time and then I didn't have a show for a long time, and I can't tell you how great it is to be out of the damn house, " he jokes in the teaser.

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