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  • Oct. 13, 2010, 7:41 p.m. CST

    Conan has a new talk show?

    by wallygogo

    News to me

  • Oct. 13, 2010, 7:44 p.m. CST

    I touched Conan once

    by _Venkman

    True story.

  • Oct. 13, 2010, 7:45 p.m. CST

    TBS

    by Anything But Tangerines

    sort of chuckly

  • Oct. 13, 2010, 7:46 p.m. CST

    Conan is anti-funny

    by SmokingRobot

    If he was in a room with someone who was funny, he would cancel that person out. Why does he get millions of dollars to not be funny? The world is random.

  • Oct. 13, 2010, 7:47 p.m. CST

    SmokingRobot

    by TheMcflyFarm

    Big Leno fan?

  • Oct. 13, 2010, 7:51 p.m. CST

    TheMcflyFarm

    by RaptorJesus

    Leno is Awesome

  • Oct. 13, 2010, 8:14 p.m. CST

    The Star Trek cliff?

    by vadakinX

    Is that the cliff young Jim Kirk sent his car off in the Abrams movie? The road itself kinds reminds me of it.

  • Oct. 13, 2010, 8:41 p.m. CST

    SmokingRobot

    by smackfu

    I bet old dudes with Acromegaly reading puns from newspaper clippings is right up your alley...

  • Oct. 13, 2010, 8:47 p.m. CST

    I also touched Conan once

    by iamnicksaicnsn

    Proof on the G4 coverage of the I'm With Coco Rally! Leno sucks!

  • Oct. 13, 2010, 9:12 p.m. CST

    Conan jumped the shark when Andy first left

    by strykebr

    Honestly big fan of him, watched his show all the time back in mid to late 90s, but is Smigel even on his show now, hes prolly got a bunch of college regects from the colbert report writing his jokes now. Still, even if his comedy sometimes bombs or falls flat, atleast he doesn't do cookie cutter bullshit for my mom like that Leno deals out

  • Oct. 13, 2010, 9:18 p.m. CST

    that would have been much funnier

    by jon pertwee

    if he had stolen one of leno's cars for the stunt

  • Oct. 13, 2010, 10:31 p.m. CST

    I touched myself while watching conan once

    by mistergreen

  • Oct. 13, 2010, 11:37 p.m. CST

    I hope Conan keeps the beard for the talk show

    by DoctorGloom

    it makes him look way COOLER.

  • Oct. 14, 2010, 12:51 a.m. CST

    Animated Promo - weird

    by I_Resemble_That_Statement

    Seen this? TBS should change their tagline to "Very Weird" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pNsnqOYaaKw

  • Oct. 14, 2010, 1:12 a.m. CST

    Correction

    by I_Resemble_That_Statement

    www.youtube.com/watch?v=pNsnqOYaaKw Somehow a space got put in the 1st link paste. Also it says "Unofficial" so nevermind.

  • Oct. 14, 2010, 1:19 a.m. CST

    Link don't work

    by Tallyrand

    Still a space, ace. Remove it in the addy bar. That's not a real TBS thing, it says "Spec". But yea, weird. Needs more exploding.

  • Oct. 14, 2010, 2:33 a.m. CST

    Conan's trying to toughen his image up

    by DrPain

    Hence the beard and such and I don't blame him, after all crap that happened to him. Can't wait for next month!

  • Oct. 14, 2010, 2:34 a.m. CST

    That vid was awesome by the way, pricey!

    by DrPain

  • Oct. 14, 2010, 4:13 a.m. CST

    Awesome.

    by RedJester

    One aforementioned word...

  • Oct. 14, 2010, 5:10 a.m. CST

    Cute idea, twatted up ending

    by JT Kirk

    The second the car hit and they switched to effects, the whole thing went in the shitter.

  • Oct. 14, 2010, 10:53 a.m. CST

    Amazing Promo! But all it convinced me is the notion that

    by iSwear

    Conan should make comedic movies/TV instead of hosting talk shows on crappy TV networks like NBC/TBS. He's wasting his talent

  • Oct. 14, 2010, 11:47 a.m. CST

    Looks like what's his name from Breaking Bad...

    by Somerichs

    Crane? what's his name?

  • Oct. 14, 2010, 12:08 p.m. CST

    Come on, don't blow the punchline in your headline

    by HabaneroJack

    Herc, dude, you're better than that.

  • Oct. 14, 2010, 1:13 p.m. CST

    That was a punchline?

    by Coughlins Laws

    ?

  • Oct. 14, 2010, 2:06 p.m. CST

    That was awesome... Billion times better than Letterman or Leno.

    by chadiwack

  • Oct. 14, 2010, 2:13 p.m. CST

    Conan who?

    by ccchhhrrriiisssm

    Old news.

  • Oct. 14, 2010, 2:31 p.m. CST

    Conan tried to touch me once

    by JimmyPasta

    My wife caught him in the act and bitched slapped him before he had a 2nd chance.

  • Oct. 14, 2010, 2:32 p.m. CST

    Conan tried to touch me once

    by JimmyPasta

    My wife caught him in the act and bitch slapped him before he had a 2nd chance.

  • Oct. 14, 2010, 2:33 p.m. CST

    oops! double post

    by JimmyPasta

    Ahh,who gives a shit,really?

  • Oct. 14, 2010, 3:18 p.m. CST

    It's funny how all that so-called energy of Team CoCo

    by Coughlins Laws

    has now seemed to vanish. I don't wish ill on the guy, but it's become pretty obvious that the guy can't play in the big leagues. He's just not the same caliber of Carsson, Leno, Letterman in his prime, or even Jon Stewart. He's a decent comedy writer and that's about it. He never should've gotten his own show...

  • Oct. 14, 2010, 4:14 p.m. CST

    coughlins laws

    by rockness

    the energy vanished because he wasn't allowed to be on tv until very recently. you knew that, right?

  • Oct. 14, 2010, 5:36 p.m. CST

    Coughlins Laws

    by Chief_Red_Crow

    No, he isn't in the same caliber as Leno. Leno is terrible, while Conan is actually funny. To be honest, I don't even care that much for Dave anymore. I've seen clips from back when he was the host of Late Night on NBC and that was some great stuff. Now he's more known for stuff like The Top Ten List, which is usually anti-funny. Jon Stewart is doing a whole different thing. Conan's "energy" will come back if the show is good.

  • Oct. 14, 2010, 9:27 p.m. CST

    HERC: Please Give US Ratings Updates on Conan, Leno, and Letterm

    by DarfurOnTheRocks2

  • Oct. 15, 2010, 12:15 a.m. CST

    Leno, in his prime...

    by ccchhhrrriiisssm

    ....was funnier than Conan at his best. <p>Leno is an older guy now...but he still relies on "everyday" humor that appeals to a much broader audience. Conan appeals to plenty of college frat boys (and wish-they-were-frat-boys).</p> Today, Letterman is just a cynic with the appetite of a dirty old man. Jon Stewart isn't even funny. Colbert is slightly funnier than Stewart just because he is odd and almost a fictional character.

  • Oct. 15, 2010, 1:49 p.m. CST

    Is Coughlins Laws still defending Leno?

    by lock67ca

    Thanks dude. I needed a good laugh.

  • Oct. 15, 2010, 1:59 p.m. CST

    There's no chance that Conan's show will be a hit

    by Coughlins Laws

    Well, let me take that back. There's no way he'll get better ratings than Leno or Letterman. However, having gone to cable where there isn't ratings pressure, I guess they COULD spin his show as a hit. He had an offer to go on Fox, come on at 11pm with a half hour headstart on the competition, and he decided he wasn't up to it...

  • Oct. 15, 2010, 4 p.m. CST

    ccchhhrrriiisssm

    by Jarados

    I disagree. Leno in his prime was ACTUALLY FUNNY. I will give you that. Compared to the stuff he does now, Leno was fantastic. But no one has made me laugh out loud more consistently over the course of ten years than Conan O'Brien.

  • Oct. 15, 2010, 4:14 p.m. CST

    Jarados...

    by ccchhhrrriiisssm

    That may be true -- but you aren't everyone. This is the problem with many TBers. Jay Leno makes quite a few people laugh out loud. They may not be "frat boys" (or "frat boy wannabes"). It may be a slightly older demographic. However, more people watch Leno (especially during his prime) than ever watched Conan -- even when he followed Leno during his prime. <p>Here in the TBs, many of the TBers will proclaim that their taste is "normal" and everyone else's taste must really suck. That is just not the case. I love Community AND the Big Bang Theory. I like THE OFFICE but loathe 30 Rock. I don't spit on 30 Rock. I just don't like it.</p> <p>The problem is that many people think that their view is the "mean" standard -- and that they just can't understand anyone who deviates from that perspective. </p> I have laughed out loud at Conan. I have laughed out loud at Letterman (rarely). However, many people prefer laughing out loud at Leno. This is the ONLY reason that NBC stuck with Leno instead of Conan. It wasn't personal. It wasn't even about one type of comedy versus a different type. Rather, it was a business decision based upon ratings. Leno draws more than his competitors. Obviously, there is a plurality of people who like him better.

  • Oct. 15, 2010, 7:55 p.m. CST

    Coughlins Laws

    by fastcars

    lives in a basement full of burning Conan effigies, sticking Conan dolls with Conan-shaped needles. For reals, go to any talkback about Leno, Letterman or Conan, and you'll find him trolling about, practically frothing at the mouth to talk outrageous shit. Followed by 40 people responding to him, like 'what the fuck?' It's just sad. Obviously Conan 1) is funny 2) is successful and 3) didn't get a fair shake with The Tonight Show. Dislike his humor and defend Leno's all you want, but it's just unhealthy to ignore reality, and hold such an insane grudge for so long.

  • Oct. 16, 2010, 2:01 p.m. CST

    If by "he wasn't up to it"

    by Cartagia

    You mean he wanted to own his own show, rather than get screwed over again, then sure.