Name: Conan O'Brien
Birth Name: 
Conan Christopher O'Brien
Birth Date: 
April 18, 1963
Birth Place: 
Brookline, MA
American television host and comedian
Relationship Status: 
Married to Elizabeth Ann Powell
Celebrity Ranking # 995

Conan O'Brien: Bye Bye NBC

Posted Thursday January 21, 2010 1:23 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.


Conan O’Brien: Sticking Up for His Staff

Posted Wednesday January 20, 2010 3:45 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.


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.


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.’


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.


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.


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.