Conan O’Brien


News that TBS has canceled Lopez Tonight isn’t a total surprise. Comedian George Lopez was working it hard in recent weeks with appearances on Late Show with David Letterman (his first sit down with Dave ever!) and a memorable turn on Piers Morgan Tonight. For my money, that was one of Morgan’s best CNN hours,

From Monday’s Conan: Rod Blagojevich was found guilty of trying to sell President Obama’s Senate seat. As the verdict was read, Blagojevich’s face remained expressionless while his hair remained ridiculous.

So he didn’t re-invent the wheel. Conan O’Brien delivered pretty much the same show he’s been doing in late night the past 17 years with the launch Monday night of his TBS series Conan. The set looked eerily similar to his Tonight Show digs, even though one was on the Universal lot and the new

Want to ask Conan O’Brien a question about his new show? Conan launches Nov. 8 on TBS and CTV. The still-bearded talk show host has set up a Facebook link allowing fans to quiz him on the new series. Questions you might want to submit: “Are you keeping the beard?” “Is Max Weinberg still your bandleader?”

A still bearded Conan O’Brien seems to be playing down expectations as he finally announces the name of his new late night talk show. Conan–“simple, pure, like the man himself”–will premiere Nov. 8 at 11 p.m. on TBS and way the hell in the middle of the night or something on CTV.The new title fits.

Here it is, Press Tour 2010, the radio version. I give CHML’s Scott Thompson the scoop on all this NBC nonsense straight off the floor of Pasadena’s Langham Hotel. Will Conan O’Brien finish the week as host of The Tonight Show? Will he host the show again in the Year 3000? You can listen in