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Conan's Last 'Tonight Show' To Air Jan. 22?

Conan's Last 'Tonight Show' To Air Jan. 22?

Conan O’Brien will reportedly tape his last show as the host of The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien next Friday, January 22.

The 46-year-old host released a statement earlier this week saying he would not agree to NBC’s rescheduling of the late-night lineup.

Earlier today, ESPN’s Bill Simmons tweeted, “FYI: Next week is Conan‘s final week hosting the Tonight Show. His staff is trying to book big guests so he goes out with a bang. It’s true.”

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  • Tiger Woody

    poor guy. bent over and bucked in the @ss by Jay Leno and forced to take it.

  • thats_right

    Jay Leno All the way :)

    Angeina Jolie I loveeeee you, you are the best.

    Shame on you Jennifer Aniston you didn’t even contribute for Haiti, I’m so glad Brad Pitt is not with you Jennifer Aniston, if he was with you, you wouldn’t even let him donate the 1 million doller to the earthquake you would just take the million to spend it on your hair, you know you have to spend so much money on you to get prettier(supposely) Brad Pitti found his diamond and that is my Angie :)

  • hello

    NOOOOOOOOOO! Leno is losing his touch. I can’t even watch him anymore, so I don’t.

  • kaykay

    I am a Dav girl myself. but man they stabbed Conan in the back big time.. Shame. NBC did the same thing to David…

    Jay must have something on somebody. I mean his contract was up. Everyone knew it was coming including Jay.. then he gets a show in front of Conan.. REALLY.. why would people watch both..

    I wonder if NBC has considered that NOBODY WANTS TO WATCH JAY ANY MORE.. no matter the time..

    I think we could see a big backlash… protest.. boycotts.. hmmm

    NBC may have bet on the wrong pony.. If Jay can’t pull the numbers to beat DAVID… all hel l is going to break loose..

    ** Let the Show or Show(s) begin..

    I remember the original Late Night Wars.. I guess this is part deux

  • I n F a m o u s l y C o o l

    ..`i think this is going to make me dislike jay leno. cause conan’s a lot better in my opinion.

  • april

    :( that’s so sad he didn’t get to enjoy it long enough. i hope he does something else. we love u Coco

  • marisa

    JAYYYY<3
    but in all fairness, even though Leno is the king of talk shows on NBC, i think it is a little unfair to Conan.

  • just sayin

    I really think Conan was better on his Late show. The Tonight show really sucks now and I don’t like Andy. I would rather watch Kevin than Andy. – Besides, Jay was pushed out of the Tonight show for Conan and the Conan ratings didn’t live up to Jay’s ratings with the tonight show. Jay didn’t retire.

  • sasha

    I guess it is the same in Hollywood as it is in everyday life. Its not WHAT you know or how talented you may be…Its WHO you know or who you BLOW. I guess either could apply in this case.

  • anne

    i totally agree with harrison ford. conan is getting the shaft.

  • mimi

    Conan is great, too good for fake and plastic LA.
    come back to NYC, Conan and leave those idiots at NBC.
    .
    Leno is a sycophant to the big celebs, and will beat up the ones who are down, regardless of who deserves to be told.
    .
    Conan kept it real.

  • eliott

    Noooooooooooooooooooooooo!

  • to #2

    Jay Leno All the way :)

    Angeina Jolie I loveeeee you, you are the best.

    Shame on you Jennifer Aniston you didn’t even contribute for Haiti, I’m so glad Brad Pitt is not with you Jennifer Aniston, if he was with you, you wouldn’t even let him donate the 1 million doller to the earthquake you would just take the million to spend it on your hair, you know you have to spend so much money on you to get prettier(supposely) Brad Pitti found his diamond and that is my Angie
    _________________________________________________

    wake up!! this partiuclar thread for postings on conan. what do angie and brad have to do with what’s being discussed. go elsewhere.

  • Ash

    Leno needs to sit his washed up ass down and retire.

  • Lisa m.

    all this just sucks big time… thank you nbc for screwing things up

  • http://www.celebgawking.wordpress.com celebgawking

    We will miss you Conan..and we will watch you wherever you decide to go! Isn’t there enough network to go around?

  • LuckyL

    F*CK EVERYONE YOUNG LIKES CONAN WAY MORE

  • lau

    Leno is better… Conan has stupid looking hair and he’s not funny

  • LuckyL

    He was f*cking sabotaged. OF COURSE he couldn’t get the full audience he was supposed to get because they kept that chin-f*ck on TV and his audience was confused to follow him or the show with the new host. The loyalists to Conan from his old show and his just natural talent and hilarity–not gimmicky bullsh*t and safe sh*t like Leno–tried to supposed our baby. I’m so sad I don’t have cable right now at school.

    LOVE YOU FOREVER CONAN–PURE TALENT. HE SINGLE-HANDEDLY BROUGHT LATE NIGHT TO BEING SOMETHING.

  • LuckyL

    Lau is obviously a geriatric b*stard or unfunny cockhound. Peace.

  • GoBack

    I love how none of you seemed to have a problem when jay got bumped to a time he didn’t like for Conan now when conan gets bumped back it’s “poor conan”

  • LuckyL

    mimi @ 01/14/2010 at 8:21 pm

    Conan is great, too good for fake and plastic LA.
    come back to NYC, Conan and leave those idiots at NBC.
    .
    Leno is a sycophant to the big celebs, and will beat up the ones who are down, regardless of who deserves to be told.
    .
    Conan kept it real.
    ___
    ^^^^^Just had to second this real quick

  • LuckyL

    GoBack @ 01/14/2010 at 8:40 pm

    I love how none of you seemed to have a problem when jay got bumped to a time he didn’t like for Conan now when conan gets bumped back it’s “poor conan”
    ___
    He was supposed to RETIRE, but like the saying goes, “every man has a price” and that car-hog is a greedy f*cking money-hungry b*stard.

  • GoBack

    I know plenty of people living in section A housing that would host the show at anytime for the amount of dollars this cry baby was/is gettiong to tell a couple of jokes

  • chelsea

    @just sayin: i totally agree with you, Jay leno was forced out of the tonight show at its peak, that was NBC’s big mistake, they should have just waited till the tonight show with jay leno got worse ratings than letterman. whne in reality it was doing ten times better than all the late night shows, NBC really fu*ked this one up, however i do believe conan is still better than letterman but overall jay leno is the king of late night, that is sincde johnny carson isnt around anymore. Lately late night has sucked with letterman and ferguson and fallon, i dont even know any one who watches carson daly. that is why i say everyone should watch the cable late night shows like chelsea handler and jon stewart, and stephen colbert because the regular late night channels suck now.

  • alison

    i think jay has the bigger audience because old people like him and there are more adults watching, Conan is younger but if they gave it time i think the ratings would go up. but Conan is so funny because he dosen’t just say what he’s told he just has fun and i love the string dance he always does

  • http://www.christians-match.com/ christians-match

    I hope he moves to Fox or mtv

  • chelsea

    @LuckyL: who is lau?

    anyways i still think the best comedy shows are chelsea lately, the soup, and tosh.0 – my opinion though

  • chealsea = shiit

    @chelsea: Omg Chelsea Lateley? serious? she is worse that Jimmy Fallon. She is in no way funny.

  • chelsea

    @chealsea = shiit:
    that is your opinion and i disagree with you because she is one of the funniest more outrageous comedians who is not afraid to go there. she also gets over 2 million viewers an episode.

    I forgot to mention i also think sarah silverman, kathy griffin bill maher and ellen degeneres are other great comedians.

    i do feel bad for conan though is is pretty funny, hopefully fox will take him.

  • 909

    boycott leno’s (in with the old) tonight show and stick it to the corporate peacock where it hurts, in the effen wallet!

  • http://www.firemandatingsite.com/ firemandatingsite

    I love Jay Leno

  • chealsea = shit

    Ellen degenerous? bleck can’t stand her.

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  • groundcontrol

    What a shame. I adore Conan’s humor. Leno is simply a dumbed down Tonight Show and boring.
    .
    Conan definitely needs to return to NYC. Why would anyone want to run this kind of show out of LA? And I agree completely that NBC and Leno sabotaged Conan by draining his audience and impact with a lame prime time Leno. Now Leno is taking potshots at Conan.
    .
    I certainly hope Conan finds a great place. And that NBC has to pay him oodles of money as penalty. Oh, yea, and that Zuck gets canned.
    .
    TEAM CONAN!

  • Anon

    I see Seinfeld is trying to come aboard on one of late night time slots now…what’s the matter? Jay and Jerry don’t have enough cars? Egos not big enough? Say how long did Leno get when he took over for Carson after all that GUEST HOSTING he did for Carson to get the ratings up? I hope Conan gets a big chunk of change from NASTY NBC and sends jokes ala Johnny to Letterman and Ferguson. Meanwhile, NBC who?

  • kaykay

    @chealsea = shiit:

    ITAWY.. I used to watch the show. but now all she does is read the tab covers and stories as if they are TRUE..GMAFB.. how is that talent.. really.. I can get that at jezebel.. and it would actually be funny.. because that site at least shows that 99% of that crap is lies.. Handler reads them as truth, then NEVER goes back when they are proven wrong.. PLUS if anyone goes on the show she NEVER rags on them. So yeah she is unbiased..

    Kathy Griffin is a freakin hoot.. so is Silverman.. True talents.. Handler may be getting ratings, but if all she is doing is quoting the tabs. I say Heck NO..

    JMO

  • Cindy

    So stupid on NBC’s part!

  • Annabelle

    Not freeking fair!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • http://corvedacosta.wordpress.com Corve

    he will b picked up..soon..

  • joi

    NBC sucks. Actually all 3 of them should leave NBC.

  • chelsea

    @kaykay:
    what does ITAWY and GMAFB mean, just curious.

  • what?

    @chelsea: ITAWY = I totally agree with you GMAFB = give me a f*cking break :)

  • Kate

    I got tickets for fridays last taping, I cant believe it! i love Conan and hate to see him leave, at least I’ll be there to say goodbye! Love you Conan!!

  • http://seriouslytoo.com happy girl

    disgusted with jay leno. how does nbc think people will have any sympathy for jay knowing when they are watching him that conan have to leave with his staff to make way for the unfunny jay? i say we all boycott jay leno. i will.

  • rossy40

    Regarding Conan O’Brien’s contract with NBC – Doesn’t NBC have him tied to “The Tonight Show” for 2 more years; he has NO OPTION of going to a rival network? I’m sure I read somewhere that he if (for ANY reason) breaks his contract & leaves, the network can sue his a*% off?
    -
    I wouldn’t put it past NBC to do that – I seem to recall something about their shabby treatment of Letterman & Leno by pitting them against each other when Johnny Carson decided to retire. I’m sure I read in “Variety” that Carson had ALWAYS wanted Letterman to suceed him but the network wanted Leno… or something like that.
    -
    Anyway, here’s Cheers to Conan, & may he present 2 middle fingers to a sad, sorry network who will try & crucify him for DARING to walk away from something that isn’t even his (or Jimmy Fallon’s) fault.

  • http://www.cafepress.com/Ravyshirts Ravynwolfe

    I think NBC has treated Conan terribly. I will boycott NBC in total if he does not get to keep his timeslot on NBC. I find him fresh,original and hilarious. Leno is not as good as he was but I don’t hate the guy. I wish Leno would go to Fox and allow Conan to keep his timeslot. Exes at NBC? you did a bad bad thing. Boycott NBC and all their sponsers.

  • http://dlisted.com lakers fan in boston

    i feel for him, he has to do whatever leno says
    i truly dont even find leno funny
    conan is better imo, hope his last week is good tho
    just 2 show how much nbc will miss him

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  • jay

    @GoBack:

    leno announced 5 years ago he was retiring. leno didnt get bumped. he changed his mind at the last minute and wanted to stay on the air so tnbc gave him what they could. he should simply throw in the towel and retire once and for all