Conan O'Brien Gets Trapped with Jordan Schlansky in Escape Room LA
by Megh Wright Here's the latest Conan remote segment featuring Conan O'Brien and his no-nonsense producer Jordan Schlansky, who take a trip to Escape Room LA and get trapped together in the 1940s-set "Detective" room. O'Brien might not be the best at solving all the intricate puzzles and clues insi... [Read More]
Is “Conan” the only stand-up TV credit that matters most now?
There are so many places to see stand-up comedy on TV and online during this digital comedy boom, that it certainly has become difficult to know what credits even matter any longer. As Grant Pardee notes in a piece today for Paste Magazine: "It was funny to see Madonna perform stand-up on The Tonigh... [Read More]
Eric Andre announced The Eric Andre Show’s return for season 4 on Conan
Eric Andre crashed the set of Conan last night to make the very important announcement that The Eric Andre Show will return for a fourth season on [adult swim] rather than just tell this information to the public, he took the pinata approach. If you don’t know what that means, just watch the c... [Read More]
Conan O'Brien Tries to Improve UC Irvine's School Mascot
by Megh Wright Here's a brand new remote segment from last night's Conan, where O'Brien heads to UC Irvine to meet its not very threatening school mascot Peter the Anteater and make some new mascot suggestions of his own. Hopefully we'll see the new Conan/tiger/chicken/ruler of the sea mascot at nex... [Read More]
Conan and Team Coco say goodbye to writer/performer Brian Stack after 18 years
Brian Stack's last day at Conan was Thursday. Stack had been a writer/performer with Conan O'Brien for 18 years, going back from the current TBS show through The Tonight Show era and back to New York City and Late Night. Speaking of NYC, that's where Stack is heading to work for Stephen Colbert and ... [Read More]
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with These Classic Conan O'Brien Clips
by Megh Wright To celebrate St. Patrick's Day, earlier today longtime Conan writer/performer Brian Stack tweeted out two classic late night clips featuring a young Amy Poehler as Andy Richter's little sister Stacy as well as O'Brien's visit to Ireland for a special episode of Late Night. No late nig... [Read More]
15 reasons to watch 2015’s Night of Too Many Stars on Comedy Central
Comedy Central's biennial special event all-star fundraiser, Night of Too Many Stars, returns on Sunday night with plenty of pre-taped stunts and a live telethon and celebrity phone bank -- as always, hosted by The Daily Show's Jon Stewart and organized by Robert Smigel. You'll see the likes of Stev... [Read More]
Conan O’Brien goes to Cuba: A special wonderful hour #ConanCuba
In the first few minutes of Conan O'Brien's special episode of Conan on TBS Wednesday night, he explained the political, social and cultural ramifications of the United States move to "normalize" relations with Cuba after a 53-year-long economic blockade and embargo. "Which is why I kept the purpose... [Read More]
This Week on TV: Conan learns Cuban slang, dances salsa, and rolls cigars on “Conan in Cuba”
Conan in Cuba. It happened and we get to witness it on the Wednesday March 4th episode of Conan. The Havana excursion, which Team Coco’s editors are still furiously cutting together, represents a new form for him, an hour-long episode where he is the perpetual “fish out of water”. ... [Read More]
Conan pulled the ultimate prank on Bill Cosby while at Harvard
It appears that Conan O’Brien was able to pull off one of the greatest celebrity pranks of all time yet never shared the details of his awesome feat, until now. The popular talk show host revealed on his recent appearance on The Howard Stern Show that while attending Harvard Universi... [Read More]