A senseless and tragic loss took place during last night's Conan when O'Brien insisted that crew member Larry quickly sharpen a pencil — a demand that ultimately led to Larry's death. Thankfully the Conan crew were able to throw together a fitting tribute to their most dedicated coworker. Rest in peace, Larry.
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It's been almost two years since we've had an installment of From the Archives' unofficial recurring segment: Looking Back at Conan's Early Years. [...]
Here's a short and sweet clip from last night's Conan, in which O'Brien and writer Brian Stack state their case for why the word "anon" deserves a glorious comeback. It does sound a lot classier than "turducken."
Like last year, Conan O'Brien visited video gamer paradise E3 in Los Angeles recently and tried a bunch of new games like Sunset Overdrive, Forza 5, and Project Morpheus. Included of course is some German yelling and sexy tummy-rubbing.
TBS announced in a press release today that they've renewed Conan O'Brien's late night talk show Conan through 2018. Since Conan premiered back in 2010 it's scored quite the audience for TBS, bringing a younger median age viewership than any other hour-long late night talk show and averaging 862,000 viewers in its Live+7 ratings. O'Brien's Team Coco also announced plans to start a comedy record label, which is set to launch this summer with the debut Ian Edwards album 100% Half Assed.
"Over the past four years, we have built a terrific relationship with Conan O'Brien and are thrilled to be extending his series for another three years," [...]