David Letterman in Chicago to Film ‘My Next Guest Needs No Introduction’… Is John Mulaney The Special Guest?

Comedy legend David Letterman is in Chicago this week to interview… well, the jury is still out on who… or is it? Sources tell SCREEN the great David Letterman is in town this week to film an episode of his popular Netflix show My Next Guest Needs No Introduction. Filming is expected to take place on Tuesday, December 12, and Wednesday, December 13, at an unlikely location… storefront arts venue The Den Theatre on Milwaukee Ave, in the city’s Wicker Park Neighborhood.

So who will the guest be? Sources tell SCREEN Letterman may be chatting with Chicago comedian and Emmy winner John Mulaney in this new episode, but Netflix has not officially announced the guest at this time.

In My Next Guest Needs No Introduction, talk show pioneer David Letterman teams up with fascinating global figures for in-depth interviews and curiosity-fueled excursions in this talk show.

Click here to watch the latest episodes on Netflix.

Here’s a quick trailer for the show…

In Case You Do Need an Introduction…

If you’re just hearing about John Mulaney for the first time, here is a bit more about John. Mulaney is a stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and producer born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. Mulaney first rose to prominence for his work as a writer for the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live from 2008 to 2013, where he contributed to numerous sketches and characters, including Stefon, a recurring character that he and Bill Hader co-created…

Since his departure from SNL, Mulaney has hosted it several times, becoming a member of the “SNL Five Timers Club” in 2022.

Mulaney was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series with the SNL writing staff from 2009 to 2012. He won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics at the 2011 Emmys with Justin Timberlake, Seth Meyers and Katreese Barnes.

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