Splitsider

Posts tagged as conan

Jenny Slate Shares Her Unique Arnold Schwarzenegger Impression with Conan

Arnold Schwarzenegger impressions have pretty much become a cliché by now, but Jenny Slate found a way to make her take on the Governator uniquely her own — not just by making sure it's absolutely terrible, but by choosing the worst quote from Twins to go with it.

Norm Macdonald Auditions for 'The Late Late Show' on 'Conan'

As you may have heard by now, Norm Macdonald really, really wants to take over The Late Late Show after Craig Ferguson leaves this December, so on last night's Conan he got the chance to show his chops in a minute-long audition displaying all the different talk show skills required for the job.

Paul F. Tompkins Explains His Lifelong Love for Bow Ties on 'Conan'

Here's a clip from Conan's interview with guest Paul F. Tompkins last night, in which they cover both his longtime love for bowties and other stylish clothing as well a story about Tompkins going to Sullivan's Island, South Carolina and learning about its strange history with human feet stored in garage freezers.

'Conan' Prop Master Bill Tull Offers Some Money-Saving Easter Tips

We're still in a tough economy for many families to afford all the trappings of Easter, but Conan's no-nonsense prop master Bill Tull is here to save the day with more frugal tips so you can enjoy the Lord's resurrection without breaking the bank.

Watch Conan O'Brien's 'American Hustle'-Style Hair Prep

Here's a look at the very American Hustle-style hair prep technique Conan used before hosting the MTV Movie Awards over the weekend, which may have almost made him late but definitely seems to be an impressive way to cover up his bald patch.

Kate McKinnon Talked About the Genesis of Her Bieber and Ellen Impressions and 'Dyke & Fats' on 'Conan'

SNL breakout start Kate McKinnon was on Conan last night, where she talked about how she developed both her wonderful Justin Bieber and Ellen impressions as well as the "Dyke & Fats" sketch she did with Aidy Bryant. The trick to the Bieber impression is pretending to be a puppy who just piddled on the rug, it turns out, just in case you want to try it yourself.

Conan O'Brien Will Call TBS Home Through at Least 2018

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," [...]

Chelsea Handler: "Everything That's Printed About Me Is a Lie"

Last night on Conan, Chelsea Handler cleared up all the recent headlines about her saying she was in talks with CBS and more recently Netflix to develop a new show, insisting that she's made no decision yet about what's next: "Everything's an option, honestly."

Watch Dan Soder Do Standup on 'Conan'

Here's Dan Soder's standup set from last night's Conan, which covers lost cell phones, Soder's 86-year-old grandmother, his "creepily deep" voice, and the difference between old people and babies reacting to today's technology.

Conan O'Brien and J.B. Smoove Do Some Erotic Exercises

Here's an extra from Conan released today, where Conan and J.B. Smoove practice some very erotic exercises while Andy Richter watches from the comfort of the couch.

Conan O'Brien Kills a Woman and Finds Some Chemicals in 'Watch Dogs' in the Latest Edition of "Clueless Gamer"

Conan O'Brien continued his "Clueless Gamer" segment last night by reviewing the summer's biggest release Watchdogs, in which he got to do a lot of swimming and accidental killing before proactively finding the in-the-game graveyard for his character — so basically a typical Conan O'Brien gaming session.

The Complete Triumph the Insult Comic Dog Collection

Earlier today, Adult Swim announced that it has picked up a new half-hour comedy series starring Jack McBrayer and Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, the legendary cigar-smoking Rottweiler puppet created and voiced by Robert Smigel. Always dependable for raunchy punchlines, inappropriate celebrity insults, and uninvited butt-sniffing, Triumph made his television debut in 1997 on Late Night with Conan O'Brien and soon became a regular. Since then, Triumph has appeared all over, from various segments on O'Brien's later talk shows to the MTV Movie Awards to The Daily Show and more. Here's what Smigel told Vice about his many years playing Triumph back in 2010:

Oh my [...]

Tracy Morgan Tells Conan Why He Got Kicked Out of Prince's House

Ahead of the premiere of his Comedy Central special this weekend, Tracy Morgan told Conan all about the time he — more specifically, his insane and now retired alter ego Chico Divine — had the honor of getting kicked out of Prince's house.

16 of Conan O'Brien's Most Memorable Remote Segments

Since Conan O'Brien made his late-night host debut on Late Night in 1993, he's never shied away from taking his work out of the studio and onto the streets, whether that be New York City during his NBC days, the Los Angeles area during his current run on TBS, and beyond — from small town America to across the pond. O'Brien has led countless unforgettable remote segments over the past 20 years, and after his recent weeklong visit to Dallas and turn hosting the MTV Movie Awards this past weekend, here's a look at some of his best and most ridiculous out-of-studio visits from the past two [...]