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]
Conan O'Brien Tells Jon Stewart About His Trip to Cuba
by Megh Wright Conan O'Brien visited The Daily Show last night to talk about next week's Conan special in Cuba, and it turns out that O'Brien and his crew almost didn't make it into the country and got stuck in a tiny building watching Gilmore Girls in Spanish. Thanks to some luck and friendly Canad... [Read More]
Conan O'Brien and Howard Stern Talk Depression, Late Night, and 'SNL'
by Megh Wright To promote his upcoming Conan special from Cuba, Conan O'Brien stopped by The Howard Stern Show this morning, and the result is a lengthy and fantastic interview that covers O'Brien's entire career, from his first days in college to writing for SNL and The Simpsons all the way to his ... [Read More]
Conan O’Brien shot a special “Conan in Cuba” episode that will air March 4, 2015
Conan O'Brien has enjoyed great success when he leaves his late-night TV studios, whether at NBC or now TBS, to journey out for remote field pieces, whether they've been in New York City, Hollywood, Burbank or even off to Ireland and Finland. Over his four-day President's Day weekend, O'Brien reveal... [Read More]