The interview will be the first of the show with a head of state in office
The popular American conductor David Letterman recently traveled to Kiev to interview Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. This was reported by the specialized site ‘Hollywood Reporter’. As the president leads his country’s efforts in the fight against Russia, and the clash between the two nations is in its 10th month, the popular host will conduct a face-to-face interview, which will take place as a standalone episode of the show ‘My Next Guest Needs No Introduction ‘before the end of the year (no specific date has been set).
The interview will be the first of the show with a head of state in office. Letterman interviewed former US President Barack Obama in the first episode of My Next Guest in 2018. Zelensky is himself a former comedian and TV star, having played the lead role in a comedy series called ‘Servant of the People ‘- about a history teacher who is elected president of Ukraine – before running and winning the presidential election in 2019.
Letterman’s broadcast is structured with the pattern of long-running interviews between the host and a guest. The four seasons and 24 episodes of the show, produced by Letterman’s Worldwide Pants, Inc. and Jax Media, featured the likes of Will Smith, Tina Fey, Kim Kardashian, Lizzo, Howard Stern and Malala Yousafzai, among others. . It is not yet known if there will be a fifth season.