David Letterman isn’t done talking after all.
Two years after ending his lengthy career as a late-night television host, Letterman is returning to host a new show on Netflix, the streaming network announced on Tuesday.
The Hollywood Reporter reports that the untitled series will feature prerecorded, hourlong episodes in which Letterman conducts longform conversations with a singular guest. He will also explore topics on his own outside of a studio setting. No guest list has been revealed.
Letterman left CBS’ “The Late Show” in 2015 after hosting more than 6,000 episodes of late-night talk shows during a 33-year career that also included time at NBC’s “Late Night.”
“I feel excited and lucky to be working on this project for Netflix,” Letterman said in THR. “Here’s what I have learned, if you retire to spend more time with your family, check with your family first. Thanks for watching, drive safely.”
Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos said he was thrilled to meet Letterman, and excited about the opportunity to work with the comedic host.
“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,” Sarandos said. “We’ll have to see if he keeps the beard.”
Letterman, who does sport a huge, shaggy beard these days, also shows up in a new Funny or Die series with Sen. Al Franken called “Boiling the Frog.” Check out a clip here: