The BEST Episodes of My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 1, 2020
TV legend David Letterman teams up with fascinating global figures for in-depth interviews and curiosity-fueled excursions in this (monthly) talk show.
#1 - Ellen DeGeneres
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired May 31, 2019
Ellen reflects on some of the toughest and most gratifying moments of her life, and she and Dave make mischief on the set of her talk show.
#2 - Barack Obama
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 12, 2018
Former President Barack Obama reflects on political tensions and his family's life after the White House, and Dave visits Selma with Rep. John Lewis.
#3 - Lewis Hamilton
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired May 31, 2019
World champion Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton looks back on his scrappy beginnings and gives Dave the thrill of a lifetime on the racetrack.
#4 - Tina Fey
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired May 4, 2018
Tina Fey opens up about her family, the changing culture at "SNL" and the one moment she wishes she could take back. Plus, blues icon Buddy Guy
#5 - Howard Stern
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired May 31, 2018
Howard Stern shares the stories behind his outsized radio persona, a heartfelt apology he issued to Dave, and his famous interviews with Donald Trump.
#6 - George Clooney
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 9, 2018
George Clooney opens up about his humanitarian work, courting wife Amal and his failed baseball dreams. Plus, Dave visits George's folks in Kentucky.
#7 - JAY-Z
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 6, 2018
From paper routes to fatherly angst: Dave sits down with hip-hop icon JAY-Z and discovers they have more in common than he knew.
#8 - Malala Yousafzai
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 9, 2018
From a Taliban attack to a Nobel Prize to Oxford: Malala Yousafzai walks Dave through her extraordinary journey, her life's mission and her new home.
#9 - Melinda Gates
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired May 31, 2019
Melinda Gates breaks down big global challenges and explains why it's vital to get more women in tech. Dave makes sandwiches with her husband, Bill.
#10 - Tiffany Haddish
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired May 31, 2019
Tiffany Haddish lights up the stage as she talks Dave through her journey from foster care to the bar mitzvah party circuit to big-time movie roles.
#11 - Kanye West
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired May 31, 2019
Kanye opens up about family, bipolar disorder, his Sunday Service gatherings and the backlash over his support for Trump. Dave scores new Yeezy gear.