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Mel Brooks to pay tribute to Sid Caesar on 'Conan'

Mel Brooks to pay tribute to Sid Caesar on 'Conan'

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Actor and filmmaker Mel Brooks has been booked on Tuesday's edition of "Conan" to talk about his late friend and collaborator Sid Caesar, TBS said.
Joel McHale to host the White House Correspondents Dinner

Joel McHale to host the White House Correspondents Dinner

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Joel McHale is to serve as host of the White House Correspondents' Association dinner in Washington this spring, organizers announced Friday.
Jay Leno ends 22-year run as 'Tonight Show' host

Jay Leno ends 22-year run as 'Tonight Show' host

BURBANK, Calif., Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Jay Leno has ended his 22-year stint as host of "The Tonight Show" in Burbank, Calif.
Jimmy Fallon passes 'Late Night' pickle to replacement Seth Meyers [VIDEO]

Jimmy Fallon passes 'Late Night' pickle to replacement Seth Meyers [VIDEO]

NEW YORK, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Seth Meyers will replace Jimmy Fallon on "Late Night" next month.
Kate Stanton
Jay Leno on 'Tonight Show' exit: 'It's not my decision'

Jay Leno on 'Tonight Show' exit: 'It's not my decision'

Jan. 26 (UPI) -- The "Tonight Show" host spoke to "60 Minutes" about his upcoming departure from late night.
Kate Stanton
Jay Leno: 'Not my decision' to leave 'Tonight Show'

Jay Leno: 'Not my decision' to leave 'Tonight Show'

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Jay Leno said "it's not my decision" to step down from hosting duties on "The Tonight Show" on Feb. 6.
Kristen Bell cringes, laughs at terrible 'Veronica Mars' toy

Kristen Bell cringes, laughs at terrible 'Veronica Mars' toy

Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Kristen Bell's tireless efforts are a major reason why "Veronica Mars" is coming back into our lives in just a couple of months, but there's one piece of the beloved teenaged sleuth's past she wishes would stay there.
Gabrielle Levy
Gabrielle Union tells Conan: 'I'm on the porn diet' [VIDEO]

Gabrielle Union tells Conan: 'I'm on the porn diet' [VIDEO]

Jan. 21 (UPI) -- The "Being Mary Jane' actress discusses her unusual health regime with Conan O'Brien.
Kate Stanton
Conan O'Brien responds to look-alike's paternity claim

Conan O'Brien responds to look-alike's paternity claim

Jan. 14 (UPI) -- The late-night host issued a tongue-in-cheek denial of Greg Keating's equally tongue-in-cheek claim that Conan is his dad.
Kate Stanton
Alfonso Cuaron mocks his own accent during Golden Globes acceptance speech [VIDEO]

Alfonso Cuaron mocks his own accent during Golden Globes acceptance speech [VIDEO]

Jan. 13 (UPI) -- The "Gravity" director managed to bring up herpes during his acceptance speech at the Golden Globes.
Kate Stanton
Evangeline Lilly hates cover with 'best butt ever'

Evangeline Lilly hates cover with 'best butt ever'

Dec. 6 (UPI) -- "Women's Health" has dubbed Evangeline Lilly the owner of the "Best. Butt. Ever.," but the owner of said butt is not happy about the title.
Gabrielle Levy
Conan O'Brien in trouble over Ms. Marvel 'racist' tweet

Conan O'Brien in trouble over Ms. Marvel 'racist' tweet

(UPI) -- The Internet may be loving the brand new Ms. Marvel, but it is not cool with Conan O'Brien's Twitter response to the newly announced Muslim teen superhero.
Gabrielle Levy
People's Choice Awards nominations announced

People's Choice Awards nominations announced

Nominations for the fan-voted People's Choice Awards in film, television and music categories were announced in Los Angeles Tuesday.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
Will Ferrell to guest star as Ron Burgundy on 'Conan'

Will Ferrell to guest star as Ron Burgundy on 'Conan'

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Will Ferrell is to appear as his "Anchorman" alter-ego, Ron Burgundy, on "Conan" in Los Angeles next month, TBS announced.
Emmy Awards ceremony under way in Los Angeles

Emmy Awards ceremony under way in Los Angeles

Neil Patrick Harris kicked off the Emmy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles Sunday night with a segment showing him attempting to binge-view an entire TV season.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
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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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