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 # 1306
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Conan O’Brien: $32.5 Million Payoff

Posted Tuesday January 19, 2010 3:55 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 2:40 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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Jay Leno and Conan O’Brien: More Jabs

Posted Friday January 15, 2010 1:33 PM GMT

It’s part of their job to make fun of people, and last night both Conan O’Brien and Jay Leno took more shots at each other during their opening monologues.

On the “Tonight Show,” Conan stated that he’d been offered a role in a porn film and that he could imagine shooting a scene with a beautiful woman only to be replaced by Leno before he ‘finished.’

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Jay Leno Signs New Deal to Reclaim Tonight Show

Posted Thursday January 14, 2010 10:58 PM GMT

As the feud over the NBC late night slot moves forward, the latest reports tell that Jay Leno has struck a deal for an hour-long show with the network.

With Conan O’Brien appearing to be on the way out, Leno will slide back into his previous role by hosting "The Tonight Show" from 11:35 - 12:35.

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Conan O’Brien: Calling It Quits?

Posted Thursday January 14, 2010 8:33 PM GMT

Attention all Conan fans! Get your fix while you can because “The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien” is reportedly coming to an abrupt end.

A source recently told People magazine that next Friday (January 22) will most likely be O’Brien’s last night as host.

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Conan O’Brien and Jay Leno: The Plot Thickens

Posted Thursday January 14, 2010 6:55 PM GMT

As the saga of the NBC late night schedule continues, Conan O’Brien and Jay Leno have taken the tension to the next level.

Last night on “The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien,” the crimson-haired funnyman took a direct shot at his predecessor for trying to take back his time slot.

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Conan O’Brien: Not Happy with NBC

Posted Tuesday January 12, 2010 10:18 PM GMT

Usually full of laughter, Conan O’Brien is dead serious about not hosting The Tonight Show if it is moved to 12:05 am.

NBC announced that they will be moving The Jay Leno Show to 11:35 pm in March and moving O’Brien’s Tonight Show back 30 minutes. Leno was okay with it, however O’Brien was not.

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Top 10 Sexually Charged Late Night Interviews Of All Time

Posted Thursday January 8, 2009 3:25 PM GMT

As we look forward to the multitude of possibilities in 2009, it's important to keep in mind that the future, while exciting, is difficult to predict. We can approach our goals with a carefully plotted precision, but even in the most calculated circumstances, sometimes things go horribly wrong. Take late night talk shows for example. The hosts do their best to keep the shows funny while maintaining the standards and practices enacted by the FCC, but that doesn’t mean they always maintain control. Sometimes the proverbial “crap” simply hits the fan.

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