Conan O'Brien returns to late-night TV with ease

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Conan O'Brien relaunched his TV career on Monday night with a stylishly back-to-basics hour that radiated hard-won lessons from his brief stay hosting "The Tonight Show." With his new TBS show titled simply "Conan," O'Brien seemed appealingly stoked yet comfortable in his new home at 11 p.m. ET and on basic cable, originating from a sleek, cozy set ... Full Story
Professor Fate

Saint Paul, MN

#1 Nov 9, 2010
I give it three months.
Dan Wesson Guy

Philadelphia, PA

#2 Nov 9, 2010
NBC has to have some of the dumbest execs on the planet. Conan's late night show never had mass appeal. It's humor was aimed at young men, mostly college aged. Moving him to the Tonight Show was the equivalent of having the cast of Jack-A$$ host the 700 Club. It was never going to fit. They completely set him up to fail. I don't know how the TBS run will go. Hopefully, his niche audience will find him again. Classic case of fixing something that wasn't broke at NBC. Their bungling gave NBC a black eye and sent Conan out the door. Brilliance in action.
minn

Minneapolis, MN

#3 Nov 9, 2010
Who cares if hes back really stipud jokes no smarts
BigEngine

Saint Paul, MN

#4 Nov 9, 2010
Professor Fate wrote:
I give it three months.
Which probably equates to the amount of time you spent in high school.
its easy

Minneapolis, MN

#5 Nov 9, 2010
I'm so sick of seeing/hearing this guy! I wouldn't watch his show for all the money he got from NBC.....wah wah wah!

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