David Letterman is out of retirement and returning to television with a six-episode, 60-minute Netflix series — My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman. The first episode will premiere on Friday, January 12, 2018 with each subsequent episode streaming monthly from February to June. Dave’s lineup of influential guests includes George Clooney, Malala Yousafzai, Jay-Z, Tina Fey, Howard Stern and President Barack Obama.
First Take’s Stephen A. Smith says he’s sick of the LeBron James topics, especially where he might play next season.
The King of Underground Comedy is back and ready to exercise the right to speak his mind. Great America premieres January 16 on Netflix.
Kobe reveals who he thinks the greatest Laker of all time is, talks about retiring his numbers, and his friendship with Michael Jordan. Kobe talks about flying in his helicopter, his retirement ceremony, trying to inspire his daughters, and he reveals which famous people his girls have met that finally made him look cool to them.
The Oakland Raiders will sign Jon Gruden to the longest coaching deal in NFL history — a 10-year deal likely approaching $100 million — when it is made official Tuesday, sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Friday.
The Raiders have called a significant news conference for Tuesday, at which time they will introduce Gruden as the team’s next coach, a league source confirmed to ESPN. Gruden, who coached Oakland from 1998 to 2001 and has been working as an ESPN analyst, is returning to the Raiders to replace Jack Del Rio, who was fired after the regular-season finale on Sunday. ESPN reported Saturday that Raiders owner Mark Davis was prepared to pursue Gruden with a strong offer that could include an ownership stake in the team, which would have to be approved by NFL owners. The date of the official announcement was first reported by RaidersSnakepit.com.The NFL on Friday said the Raiders have complied with the Rooney Rule in their coaching search.
“We believe the Rooney Rule was complied with. Minority candidates were interviewed,” NFL executive vice president of communications Joe Lockhart said during a conference call Friday. “We’ll see what decision they make.”
Kendrick Lamar and SZA have teamed up for a new song called All the Stars, which will be featured the soundtrack for Black Panther. Black Panther hits theaters February 16th.