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Is Conan setting us up for a huge letdown?

By | October 27, 2010 at 12:01 pm | No comments

By John Delery and Billy Procida TBS has poured its heart, soul and, most important, its promotional budget into Conan O'Brien's resurrected late-night talk show, called, simply enough, Conan. The intent, of course, to announce, no, scream, Conan’s “BAAAAAAAAACK!” But...

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Conan O’Brien releases 3,476th promo for new TBS show; there’s explosions in this one

By | October 14, 2010 at 1:15 pm | No comments

Conan O'Brien released an explosive (and expensive) promo for his new show 'Conan' on TBS. In his latest video, O'Brien drives an explosives-filled, popcorn-packed 1969 Dodge Dart off a 900-foot cliff while an orchestra plays in the background. Directed by Bryan Buckley, helmer...

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TBS pokes fun at Emmys in Conan O’Brien ads

By | June 8, 2010 at 6:09 pm | No comments

The newly TBS-supported Conan O’Brien isn’t holding anything back. The deposed comedy lord and his new cable comrades are going right for the jugular, telling the world they want Emmys before they’ve even gone on the air. The image to the right is one of several new ads...

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TBS’ Just For Laughs festival launches mobile app

By | May 28, 2010 at 11:41 am | No comments

TBS’ Just For Laughs Chicago Festival has just hatched a tech-savvy new method of keeping fans abreast of the latest fest developments. This year’s festival program will be available in the form of a mobile app. Show schedules, lineups, comic bios, videos and more will be...

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Conan O’Brien writers descend on Chicago’s Just For Laughs to film TBS special

By | May 27, 2010 at 1:42 pm | No comments

Andy Richter, Reggie Watts, and some of Conan O’Brian’s writers will be performing a live show entitled Team Coco Presents Conan’s Writers Live (a working title) in Chicago on June 17 as part of the TBS Just For Laughs festival. It seems the idea behind this show is to...

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Patton Oswalt, Rob Corddry, more join TBS’s Just For Laughs festival

By | April 28, 2010 at 12:37 pm | No comments

Patton Oswalt, Adam Corolla, Rob Corddry, and George Wendt are just a few of the new names announced this week who will be added to the already-impressive lineup at TBS's Just For Laughs comedy festival, going down June 15-19 in Chicago. Joining the likes of already confirmed...

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Conan O’Brien close to new production deal with Warner Bros.

By | April 26, 2010 at 4:26 pm | No comments

Looks like TBS won't be the only new venue housing a displaced Conan O'Brien. As of Sunday, Variety is reporting that Conan will be packing up and moving to Warner Bros. TV for his new, forthcoming TBS show. This brings about a drastic change for Team Coco, as the comedy...

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TBS and Rooftop Comedy’s college bracket voting starts today

By | April 22, 2010 at 4:00 pm | No comments

Hey, who says the future for current college students in America has to be so dire? With the onset of the National College Comedy Competition, produced by Rooftop Comedy and TBS, a few poor (and hilarious) souls might just be saved from the depressing drudgery of the...

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Behind the scenes of the Conan O’Brien deal with TBS, George Lopez played huge role

By | April 12, 2010 at 5:11 pm | No comments

With the recent news on Conan O’Brien’s return to late night television in the fall, one of the most noticeable aspects is that George Lopez will be getting his show bumped to midnight. This certainly is reminiscent of the way things went down at NBC, when O’Brien was...

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