David Letterman is launching a new six-episode series on Netflix.
The untitled show is set to premiere in 2018. According to Netflix, the series will feature “in-depth conversations with extraordinary people, and in-the-field segments expressing his curiosity and humor.”
Letterman said in a statement, ‘I feel excited and lucky to be working on this project for Netflix.” He added, “Here’s what I have learned, if you retire to spend more time with your family, check with your family first.”
Netflix’s Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos said, “Just meeting David Letterman was a thrill; imagine how exciting it is for me to announce that we will be working together.”
Letterman is the longest-running host in U.S. late night TV history.