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Kathy Griffin Makes News On CONAN Over Confrontation With Michele Bachmann

Ratings challenged CONAN just got some big publicity. Comic Kathy Griffin appeared on the show this week and related her recent confrontation with presidential candidate Michele Bachmann in which the comic called Bachmann a “bigot” to her face. Griffin showed up at a Bachmann political event and a cameraman for the congresswoman recorded the confrontation […]

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After making the decision to cancel LOPEZ TONIGHT, the ratings challenged talk show hosted by comic George Lopez, TBS claims that cancellation of CONAN isn’t next. But, industry insiders disagree. Conan O’Brien is personally so concerned about a looming cancellation that he didn’t address the LOPEZ TONIGHT cancellation in his monologue, and instead chose to […]


John Stewart And Conan O’Brien Battle For Top Cable Ratings

While network talk shows by Jay Leno and David Letterman draw the biggest audiences, up to around 3.9 million viewers each depending on which big name guest appears, Jon Stewart and Conan O’Brien continue to battle it out for the top cable talk show ratings race. Recently, Conan O’Brien’s numbers have slipped below the 900,000 […]

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Conan O’Brien Doesn’t Want To Do His TBS Show “Forever”

TBS executive Michael Wright has told Conan O’Brien that they are satisfied enough with his show’s performance that he can have a home on the network “as long as he wants to do it”. However, Conan O’Brien has reportedly stated that he doesn’t want to do the show “forever”. Conan said at some point, years […]

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Conan O’Brien Wins People’s Choice Award

Conan O’Brien continues to amaze and confound the critics. Despite his move to cable TV, a horde of fans voted him their favorite talk show host to win the 2011 People’s Choice Awards for Favorite Talk Show Host. That was an amazing upset over favorites such as Ellen Degeneres or Oprah Winfrey. Like a phoenix […]


More Good Rating News For CONAN

TBS and CONAN O’Brien have to be pretty happy that the good rating news only continues for the show. Among young adults 18-34, CONAN now has nearly twice the viewership of any talk show. And for it’s sixth week, CONAN actually increased viewership slightly, which may mean that he’s beginning to build on his core […]


NBC Was Better Off With Conan’s TONIGHT SHOW Ratings

You don’t hear any open talk about it at NBC, but the disturbing and honest truth for the Peacock network is that Jay Leno’s version of the TONIGHT SHOW continues to lag behind the ratings that Conan O’Brien drew when he hosted the TONIGHT SHOW only a few months ago. The fact of that matter […]


TIME Names Conan O’Brien As One Of The “People That Mattered” For 2010

Conan O’Brien didn’t make the cover of TIME Magazine as “Person Of The Year” this year, but he still made a big impression and was named as one of the “People Who Mattered” for 2010. And that’s a major victory of sorts. After the TONIGHT SHOW ratings disaster over at NBC that led to the […]

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Conan O’Brien’s Ratings Stabilize

The good news for Conan O’Brien is that the ratings freefall seems to have stalled and stabilized at an average audience of about 1.5 million viewers per episode. In addition, CONAN continues to attract the youngest audience of any late night talk show, making the talk show desirable to advertisers as well. Although this audience […]


Conan O’Brien’s Ratings Tumble In Second Week

As might be expected, the ratings of CONAN at TBS did tumble quite a bit during his second week on the air, much like they did at NBC. Last week the show pulled in big 2.9 million numbers. However, this week the show only averaged 1.7 million viewers. But, the show does pull in the […]


Tasteless Veteran’s Day Garfield Cartoon Haunts Jim Davis

Cartoonist Jim Davis has been forced to offer up an apology for an outrageous and tasteless Garfield cartoon that ran on Veteran’s Day that seemed to refer to it as “National Stupid Day”. Davis claimed the cartoon was written a year ago, and for some odd reason was badly timed to run on Veteran’s Day. […]


CONAN Was Pretty Good

Conan O’Brien’s new TBS show was both pretty good and pretty routine last night. Opening with a masterful video documentary story GODFATHER-like parody of the downs of his career since the NBC incident, the show featured many high notes while at other times seeming like just another day at the office. It was a mixed […]

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Conan O’Brien Returns To TV Monday

Conan O’Brien’s new show debuts Monday night on TBS. Critics will no doubt be watching carefully to see how well he does. Will Conan get his sidetracked career back on track or not? When Conan O’Brien felt pressure at NBC due to terrible TONIGHT SHOW ratings, he simply quit the network in a very public […]



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TBS Starts Airing Mock “Sexy” New Conan Promo Ads

In a parody of some sexy ads such as the famous Paris Hilton one for hamburgers, TBS is starting to run a mock sexy car wash video featuring a bearded Conan O’Brien. The ad features Def Leppard’s “Pour Some Sugar On Me”. For sure, this is a funny promo ad. Other Conan news is that […]

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