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O'Brien, Slater, Walsh to present Emmys

O'Brien, Slater, Walsh to present Emmys

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Conan O'Brien, Christian Slater and Kate Walsh will be presenters at "The 60th annual Primetime Emmy Awards" show in Los Angeles, ABC said Thursday.
NBC: O'Brien's moving to 'Tonight' in '09

NBC: O'Brien's moving to 'Tonight' in '09

BEVERLY HILLS , Calif., July 21 (UPI) -- Conan O'Brien is to succeed Jay Leno as host of the Los Angeles-based "The Tonight Show" next June, NBC announced Monday.
NBC: Fallon to replace outgoing O'Brien

NBC: Fallon to replace outgoing O'Brien

NEW YORK, May 12 (UPI) -- NBC announced in New York Monday that actor and comedian Jimmy Fallon is set to take over as host of its "Late Night" talk show next year.
Fallon expected to succeed Conan O'Brien

Fallon expected to succeed Conan O'Brien

NEW YORK, April 25 (UPI) -- NBC sources say "Saturday Night Live" alumnus Jimmy Fallon will take over for Conan O'Brien when the red-headed comic leaves "Late Night."

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UPI Almanac for Friday, April 18, 2008.
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Sandler, Stiller turn out for Autism event

Sandler, Stiller turn out for Autism event

NEW YORK, April 15 (UPI) -- Adam Sandler, Tina Fey, Conan O'Brien and Ben Stiller all made appearances at the "Night of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Concert for Autism" event in New York.
No jail time for priest in Conan case

No jail time for priest in Conan case

NEW YORK, April 9 (UPI) -- A New York judge has ordered the Catholic priest accused of stalking Conan O'Brien to stay away from the talk-show host for two years.
Priest pleads guilty in Conan case

Priest pleads guilty in Conan case

NEW YORK, April 8 (UPI) -- The Rev. David Ajemian, a priest accused of stalking TV talk-show host Conan O'Brien, has pleaded guilty in a New York court to disorderly conduct.
Stars line up for autism benefit

Stars line up for autism benefit

NEW YORK, March 31 (UPI) -- Kelsey Grammer, Ben Stiller, Maroon 5 and The Roots are the latest celebrities booked to appear at a New York City benefit for autism education.
O'Brien to get Irish Spirit Award

O'Brien to get Irish Spirit Award

NEW YORK, March 10 (UPI) -- Talk-show host Conan O'Brien will receive a spirit award at the American Ireland Fund Young Leaders St. Patrick's Day Celebration in New York.

Stewart, O'Brien welcome back writers

NEW YORK, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- New York-based talk-show hosts Jon Stewart and Conan O'Brien welcomed their scribes back Wednesday, a day after the three-month-old writers strike ended.

Writers return to late-night TV shows

NEW YORK, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Writers for several U.S. late-night television talk shows return to work Wednesday after a three-month-long strike against producers ended Tuesday night.
Letterman to shave beard on air

Letterman to shave beard on air

NEW YORK, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- U.S. late-night talk-show host David Letterman is planning to shave his full, gray beard on an upcoming show, the New York Daily News reported.
Late-night talk shows are back

Late-night talk shows are back

NEW YORK, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- U.S. late-night TV hosts David Letterman, Jay Leno and Conan O'Brien, off the air since November, keyed jokes on the writers' strike that kept them off the air.

Conan addresses strike on 1st night back

NEW YORK, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Conan O'Brien has returned to the air after his late-night talk show was shut down for two months by the ongoing Writers Guild of America strike.
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In this photo provided by NBC, Conan O'Brien (L) is interviewed by Jay Leno during Leno's final taping as host of "The Tonight Show" in Burbank, California on May 29, 2009. (UPI Photo/Paul Drinkwater)
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Conan Christopher O'Brien (born April 18, 1963) is an American television host, comedian, writer, producer and performer. He is currently the host of Conan, a late-night talk show that airs on the American cable television station TBS.

O'Brien was born in Brookline, Massachusetts and raised in an Irish Catholic family. He landed his first comedy job as a writer for the sketch comedy series Not Necessarily the News, after first serving as president of the Harvard Lampoon while attending Harvard University. After graduating, he moved to Los Angeles, where he wrote for several comedy shows, and later moved to New York City to work on the writing staff of Saturday Night Live, and later for The Simpsons. O'Brien went on to serve as host of Late Night with Conan O'Brien from 1993 to 2009, before going on to host the short-lived The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien for seven months. He is the only personality to ever serve as host for both the NBC Late Night and Tonight Show franchises.

On April 12, 2010, it was announced that O'Brien would begin hosting a new late-night talk show on cable TV network TBS. Conan premiered on November 8, 2010.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Conan O'Brien."
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