Image of Conan's Producing a New Pete Holmes Talk Show
Conan's Producing a New Pete Holmes Talk Show
Conan O'Brien is producing a new talk show to be hosted by beloved comedian/frequent smiler Pete Holmes. The show is being described as a "slight departure from the typical talk-show format," which could mean anything: maybe Pete is standing the whole time – maybe there's no actual talking, so all i... [Read More]
 
Image of "Conan" to Give Away Limited-Edition T-Shirts for "Conan Chicago Week," During TBS "Just for Laughs" Comedy Festival
"Conan" to Give Away Limited-Edition T-Shirts for "Conan Chicago Week," During TBS "Just for Laughs" Comedy Festival
Special Vending Machines Throughout Chicago, Plus Online Virtual Machine, To Dispense Shirts to Fans with Secret Codes Revealed June 11-14 during Conan. [Read More]
 
Image of Just For Laughs Chicago: Conan Writers Live and Kyle Kinane
Just For Laughs Chicago: Conan Writers Live and Kyle Kinane
Holy cannoli, it’s that time of year again for the TBS Just For Laughs Chicago comedy festival. Going strong in its fourth year, the event has been named the nation’s biggest comedy festival as I’m honored to cover it yet again this year. The comedic lineup continues to grow as shows blasted off full steam last night. [Read More]
 
Image of Tales from the 'Late Night with Conan O'Brien' Writers Room
Tales from the 'Late Night with Conan O'Brien' Writers Room
On November 8th, 2008, The Paley Center got together six of the writers from the then current writing staff of Late Night, along with author Sarah Vowell to serve as moderator. On the panel that night was Dan Cronin (also a stand-up comic, who has continued on with Conan to The Tonight Show, and Conan on TBS), Berkley Johnson (now a writer on The New Girl), Brian McCann (who on Late Night played Preperation Harry, Fed-Ex Pope, and many others), Matt O’Brien (who stayed on with the move to LA and... [Read More]
 
Image of Conan O'Brien: End of the Pity Party - The Hollywood Reporter
Conan O'Brien: End of the Pity Party - The Hollywood Reporter
Thrown to the wilds of basic cable (and its teensy ratings) after his NBC debacle, the late-night comedian has emerged with his own postmodern TV model: a digital empire, his company's own shows and a young audience TBS hopes will follow him anywhere. As for his years of roller-coaster emotions? "I have no regrets about any of it." [Read More]
 
Image of Conan O'Brien to talk about comedy at JFK Library
Conan O'Brien to talk about comedy at JFK Library
Conan O'Brien to talk about comedy at JFK Library, Late-night TV talk show host Conan O'Brien is coming home to Boston to discuss his life and work during a special forum at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library. [Read More]
 
Image of Two Years Removed from the 'Tonight Show' Conan is Better Than Ever
Two Years Removed from the 'Tonight Show' Conan is Better Than Ever
The Hollywood Reporter did a cover story on Conan O'Brien for their next issue and it appears that he's doing great. Conan's departure from the Tonight Show was one of the most talked about show business conflicts ever and it took a major toll on Conan; however, now two years later, Conan has found ... [Read More]
 
Image of Conan O'Brien to Join David Letterman at a Meeting of the He-Man Leno-Haters Club
Conan O'Brien to Join David Letterman at a Meeting of the He-Man Leno-Haters Club
Conan O'Brien is set to swing by New York's Ed Sullivan Theater next Thursday, May 17th to sit on Dr. David Letterman's couch to either discuss how they both were so royally screwed over by NBC and Jay Leno when they thought they were in line for the Tonight Show throne or very awkwardly avoid the s... [Read More]
 
Image of Conan returning to Chicago for week of shows in June 2012, coinciding with Just For Laughs Chicago
Conan returning to Chicago for week of shows in June 2012, coinciding with Just For Laughs Chicago
Conan O'Brien announced on Monday night's Conan that he and his Team Coco crew would bring their TBS late-night talker back to Chicago this June for a week of tapings that coincides with the 2012 TBS Just For Laughs Chicago comedy festival. O'Brien t... [Read More]
 
Image of Watch Conan O’Brien’s 75-minute Q&A from ‘Conan O’Brien College’
Watch Conan O’Brien’s 75-minute Q&A from ‘Conan O’Brien College’
This past Friday, Conan O’Brien visited the University of California, San Diego, who graciously — and insanely — renamed their institution Conan O’Brien College for the day. Coco toured the facilities, met with lucky students ... [Read More]