Name: Conan O'Brien
Birth Name: 
Conan Christopher O'Brien
Birth Date: 
April 18, 1963
Birth Place: 
Brookline, MA
Occupation: 
American television host and comedian
Relationship Status: 
Married to Elizabeth Ann Powell
Celebrity Ranking # 1028
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Conan O’Brien Discusses “Tonight Show” Debacle

Posted Monday May 3, 2010 8:39 AM GMT

In his first interview since leaving the “Tonight Show,” Conan O’Brien shed some light on his treatment from NBC, his view of Jay Leno, and his feelings about the whole ordeal.

The crimson-haired comedian talked to “60 Minutes” in a candid discourse, sporting a full beard and a decidedly somber disposition.

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Conan O’Brien’s New TBS Gig

Posted Monday April 12, 2010 12:35 PM GMT

He’s gearing up to return to television, and this November Conan O’Brien will be landing at his new home on the TBS network.

The former “Tonight Show” funnyman will have a nightly show at 11pm, bumping George Lopez’s “Lopez Tonight” to midnight.

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Conan O’Brien: New Gig with NBC

Posted Wednesday January 27, 2010 4:25 PM GMT

He had his final night as host of “The Tonight Show” this past Friday, and according to sources, Conan O’Brien has been kept on the NBC payroll for a new gig.

The crimson-haired comedian will be creating a new show through his production company Conaco called “Justice” to be developed with the network.

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Conan O’Brien: Goodbye NBC

Posted Friday January 22, 2010 2:59 PM GMT

Bringing an end to his relationship with NBC, soon-to-be-former “Tonight Show” host Conan O’Brien has signed a $44 million deal to call it quits.

On last night’s program, the red-headed funnyman quipped, "I thought about something today. Over the years I've made a lot of fun of Ryan Seacrest, Larry King, Spencer Pratt, Geraldo, David Hasselhoff, Kirstie Alley and Donald Trump. And here's the messed up thing—they all still have shows."

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Conan O'Brien: Bye Bye NBC

Posted Thursday January 21, 2010 12:23 PM GMT

It’s no secret that things between Conan O’Brien and the NBC network have been strained as of late, and it looks like they’ll part ways tomorrow (January 22).

The crimson-haired comedian has reportedly reached an agreement with his soon-to-be former employer and will be vacating his “Tonight Show” throne at the end of this week.

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Conan O’Brien: Sticking Up for His Staff

Posted Wednesday January 20, 2010 2:45 PM GMT

When Conan O’Brien moved to the West Coast to take over the “Tonight Show” gig, over 200 staff members went with him. And now that he’s getting ditched by NBC, he’s making sure his workers aren’t left out in the cold.

According to a report, the crimson-haired comedian won’t budge on negotiations with NBC until they agree to pay adequate severance for his staff, in addition to his $32+ million package.

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Conan O’Brien: $32.5 Million Payoff

Posted Tuesday January 19, 2010 2:55 PM GMT

After much controversy, Conan O’Brien will reportedly be signing a $32.5 million deal to leave “The Tonight Show” that was between the host and NBC.

The agreement may be ready by Tuesday and would enclose that O’Brien not bad mouth his former bosses at NBC yet allow him to take another job within a year.

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Jay Leno Explains Late Night Debacle

Posted Tuesday January 19, 2010 1:40 PM GMT

It has been fun watching Jay Leno and Conan O’Brien handle the schedule change with NBC’s late night lineup and finally Leno laid it all out in a matter-of-fact fashion last night.

During his primetime program, the former-and-soon-to-be “Tonight Show” host explained, "I think you know this town, you can do almost anything. You get ratings, they keep you. I wasn't getting the ratings, he wasn't getting 'em, that was NBC's solution."

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