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My Next Guest Needs No Introduction

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Letterman interview show light on humor, heavy on insight.

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age 17+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 18+

Go back to Comedy Letterman

BO is a great actor that is for sure. It was very easy to pull apart his lies.
age 15+

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Parents say: (2 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

This easygoing series features David Letterman doing what he does best: engaging in witty conversations and storytelling with guests. However, he replaces the usual quirky jokes and trademark acerbic style his Late Show persona is known for with a more serious and intentional tone. His questions are specifically designed to encourage interviewees to share some personal moments, allowing each of them to offer their unique perspective on serving the public good.

The conversations take place on a bare auditorium stage in front of a live audience, and lack the common devices used to make interviews more entertaining for home viewers. Nonetheless, despite some dry moments, there are plenty of funny quips (often at President Donald Trump's expense) to keep the momentum going. If you're looking for late night-style entertainment, you won't find it here. But My Next Guest Needs No Introduction offers some perceptive and intelligent dialogue with some interesting people.

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