Saturday, December 4, 2021

CONAN’S SHOW TOO FAMILIAR? MAYBE THAT’S THE WAY IT SHOULD BE

November 12, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Although the critics’ principal complaint about Conan O’Brien’s new show has been that it failed to innovate and dragged out just another tired, late-night-talk-show format, a veteran network executive has maintained that viewers demand such a format. In an interview with Reuters, Richard Wald, who served stints as president of ABC News and NBC News […]

CONAN’S BIG RATINGS: HOW LONG WILL THEY LAST?

November 10, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

It wasn’t the 10.3 million who tuned in for his swan song on NBC’s Tonight show last January or the 9.2 million who tuned in for his debut on that show the previous June, but the 4.2 million viewers who watched Monday night’s premiere of Conan were a whole lot more than those who watched […]

CONAN TITLES HIS NEW SHOW … CONAN

September 2, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Conan O’Brien announced on Wednesday that his new late-night television show on TBS will be called Conan — “simple, pure, like the man himself,” he remarked in a promotional two-minute video that, within hours after it was posted on YouTube, drew nearly 200,000 viewers. The video shows O’Brien in his proprietary manic state, sitting in […]