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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.

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," [...]

TBS Orders 10 Episodes of 'Angie Tribeca', Starring Rashida Jones and Co-Created by Steve Carell

TBS today ordered Angie Tribeca, a new comedy pilot starring Rashida Jones and created by Steve Carell and Nancy Carell, to series, Deadline reports. The police comedy, formerly called Tribeca, stars Jones as a lone wolf cop who's part of an eccentric group of LAPD detectives. Jere Burns, Deon Cole, and Andree Vermeulen also star. Angie Tribeca will premiere in 2015.

Steve Carell directed the pilot, which he wrote with wife Nancy; the two will serve as executive producers on the series. Alfred Molina, Lisa Kudrow, Gary Cole, Nancy Carell, and Hayes Macarthur all appear in the pilot.

UPDATE: According to THR, TBS has also ordered two [...]

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."

Adam Scott Outs Pete Holmes as a Supernatural Racist

On last night's Pete Holmes Show, Adam Scott made Pete Holmes look like a fool for not knowing who Stephen Dorff is or knowing what the movie Blade is, other than "black vampire." In return, Holmes does little to help Scott after his Jim Jarmusch joke bombs with the audience.

Patton Oswalt and Pete Holmes Have a Sleepover in "4 AM Thoughts"

Here's the newest installment of The Pete Holmes Show's "4 AM Thoughts," in which Holmes is joined in bed by Patton Oswalt to take turns reciting delirious thoughts about the X-Men, romantic comedies, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and more.

Jerrod Carmichael Shows Pete Holmes the Quarter He Stole from Bill Cosby's House

Standup Jerrod Carmichael — who recently landed an hour HBO standup special — paid a visit to The Pete Holmes Show last night, and he showed Holmes the greatest treasure he owns: a 1995 quarter stolen from Bill Cosby's house. Click through to watch Holmes make Carmichael sit through a bunch of impressions then launch into an entirely different conversation about bears.

Take a Romantic Escape with Ray Romano and Pete Holmes in "Romano Duets"

Finally someone has one-upped the already perfect idea of Ray Romano singing a compilation of smooth love songs by adding a second Romano in the mix, and the result is the wonderful above video "Romano Duets" with Ray Romano and Pete "Ray Romano" Holmes. Just try to listen to this without falling prey to the romantic wiles of Double Romano.

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.

Pete Holmes Shares Some Delirious 4am Observations

Pete Holmes gets some crazy ideas — or delirious observational humor, really — in the middle of the night, and he shared a few of them on last night's Pete Holmes Show. Apparently Holmes likes to crack himself up a lot at four in the morning.

TBS Releases Trailers for Its New Shows 'Angie Tribeca', 'Buzzy's', and 'Your Family or Mine?'

TBS has released trailers for its three new comedies and also announced they're developing two more in addition to the forthcoming Jake & Amir co-produced by Ed Helms. Above is the trailer for Steve and Nancy Carell's Angie Tribeca starring Rashida Jones; click through for the other two trailers and descriptions of the two new series in development, including another from Helms and a third from his fellow Office alum John Krasinski.

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.

Joel McHale Plays a Clueless Guile in 'Street Fighter Red Tape'

Here's the newest installment of Pete Holmes's web series Street Fighter Red Tape, in which Joel McHale plays the valiant American hero Guile, who has fought in all kinds of obscure no-gun wars.

'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.