On this day in 1993, Late Night with Conan O'Brien first aired on NBC. Twenty-five years later, the first episode has been released online in its entirety.
It's quite a time capsule. His first guests were John Goodman, Drew Barrymore, and Tony Randall (with Goodman being the first-first guest -- see photo below).
Something to look forward to: In January 2019, the complete online archive of the show will be made available. In the meantime, take a look at the audition that landed Conan the Late Night spot.
Team Coco has announced that Conan O’Brien is going on an 18-U.S.-city stand-up comedy tour with his “funniest friends.” Info below (links mine): Tickets Go on Sale Friday, September 28 Featuring Rory Scovel, James Veitch, Marina Franklin, and Flula Borg. Fri, Nov 2 – Washington, D.C. (Warner Theatre) Sat, Nov 3 – Atlantic City (The […]
Conan O’Brien and his show’s associate producer Jordan Schlansky recently traveled to Italy together. According to Conan, Jordan is a “self-proclaimed expert of all things Italian,” as he’s traveled there before 30 different times. Their road trip — in a tiny red vintage Fiat, no less — began in Florence and ended in Naples, the […]
Hey Santa, 1983 called. Eddie Murphy wants his tight red leather suit back. This Team Coco bit imagines Santa Claus telling off-color jokes for a stand-up comedy special on Netflix called, “Sack Up! Santa Live!” It’s so wrong.
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