Two years after exiting his CBS talk show, the 70-year-old entertainer has signed on for an untitled six-episode Netflix series which will feature interviews and other topics. “I feel excited and lucky to be working on this project for Netflix.
Here’s what I have learned, if you retire to spend more time with your family, check with your family first.
Letterman kept a worn copy of “The Merck Manual” in his office, and would thumb through it imagining what ailments he’d soon be struck with, Zinoman writes.
At one point, he became convinced he had heart tumors — a nonexistent disease.
“David Letterman is a true television icon, and I can’t wait to see him out in the wild, out from behind the desk and interviewing the people he finds most interesting.
Another time, he literally traveled the world looking for a cure for dizziness that he imagined was a case of disequilibrium; after two days of examinations, a doctor in Munich finally convinced him nothing was wrong.
host David Letterman is to induct Pearl Jam into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame after ailing musician Neil Young was forced to bow out of his presenting duties at the gala.
"Due to illness, Neil Young is sadly unable to induct @Pearl Jam @ this year's ceremony.
He hosted a late night television talk show for 33 years, beginning with the February 1, 1982 debut of Late Night with David Letterman on NBC, and ending with the May 20, 2015 broadcast of Late Show with David Letterman on CBS.
In total, Letterman hosted 6,028 episodes of Late Night and Late Show, Letterman is also a television and film producer.