Netflix has coaxed David Letterman out of retirement, and his fans couldn’t be happier Rare/Screenshot

Legendary late-night star David Letterman will make a television comeback for steaming giant Netflix, according to Variety.

The first season of the new show will consist of six hour-long episodes that will see the former “Late Show” host a conducting in-depth, long-form interviews as well as a few “in-the-field segments expressing his curiosity and humor,” according to a press release.

Filming is expected to begin later this year with a launch date of sometime in 2018. We have no clue who his first guests will be, but Netflix promises “extraordinary people,” which is nice.

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“I feel excited and lucky to be working on this project for Netflix,” the 70-year-old Letterman said about the announcement. “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.”

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