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TBS PLANS TO BOLSTER CONAN’S SHOW WITH STRONGER PROGRAMS

August 18, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Despite Conan O’Brien’s plummeting ratings, TBS plans to invest heavily in new programming to air before and after his 11:00 p.m. show, the Wall Street Journal reported today (Thursday). The newspaper reported today (Thursday) that O’Brien’s ratings have tumbled about 60 percent since his premiere last September (to 958,000 viewers from 2.4 million) and that […]

CONAN RULES LATE NIGHT IN TBS DEBUT

November 9, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Conan O’Brien launched his “second annual first show” on TBS Monday night, drawing 4.2 million viewers, 3.3 million of them in the 18-49-year-old demographic. In a statement, Steve Koonin, president of Turner Entertainment Networks, said, “Conan delivered an extraordinary audience and stands out as the youngest late-night talk show on television.” Monday night’s premiere received […]

CONAN LAUNCHES HIS “ON THE WAY TO TBS” TOUR

April 13, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

“This is the first time anyone has paid to see me,” Conan O’Brien remarked as he launched his 30-city “The Legally Prohibited From Being Funny on Television Tour” in Eugene, OR Monday, then added, “They’ve paid me to go away.” The tour began, coincidentally or not, on the same day that it was announced that […]