Conan O'Brien

  1. Conan O'Brien Sets George Harrison Week on TBS Show

    September 15, 2014 9:20 PM EDT The late George Harrison is getting a weeklong tribute on TBS' Conan. George Harrison to be Honored by Brian Wilson, Norah Jones at 'George Fest' Benefit Concert Timed to the release of George Harrison: The Apple Years 1968-75 , a r ...

  2. Conan O'Brien Launches Comedy Record Label

    May 05, 2014 9:23 PM EDT Conan O'Brien is launching a record label. The first release under the Team Coco comedy record label will be a stand-up album from comedian Ian Edwards, 100% Half Assed, recorded at the La Jolla Comedy Store on March 8. The album will be rele ...

  3. U2 Helps Jimmy Fallon’s ‘Tonight Show’ Debut To 11.3 Million Viewers

    February 19, 2014 1:51 AM EST Jimmy Fallon's start as host of "The Tonight Show" is a ratings winner for NBC. Nielsen company figures released Tuesday show 11.3 million people tuned in to watch Fallon's New York debut on Monday night. Jimmy Fallon: The Bill ...

  4. Business Matters: U2's Bono, the Edge Invest in Dropbox

    April 02, 2012 7:58 PM EDT U2's Bono, the Edge Invest in Dropbox -- U2's Bono and the Edge are investors in file-hosting service Dropbox, the company announced via Twitter. A picture included with the tweet shows the two musicians with Dropbox co-founders Drew Hou ...

  5. How Can Social Sell Tickets? Billboard Touring Conference Will Dig Deep

    October 17, 2011 6:03 PM EDT The power of social networking as a ticket-seller has been well known to the touring business since Conan O'Brien famously sold out his 2010 tour on a single tweet. Many in the touring industry want to make better use of social as a marketing ...

  6. New Study Shows Popular Musicians' Tweets Have Increasing Impact On Current Events

    January 07, 2011 12:00 AM EST News organizations had the most influence on the top Twitter topics in 2010 but some celebrities were not far behind, according to new research. Alok Choudhary, the chair of the electrical engineering and computer science department at Northwester ...

  7. NBC's Late Night Fiasco Tops Associated Press 2010 Entertainment Stories Of The Year

    December 20, 2010 12:00 AM EST NEW YORK - What began as a grand, highly promoted experiment in late-night, ended in a fiasco that made NBC a laughing stock and captivated the country. In January 2010, NBC sought to displace their newly crowned "Tonight Show" host, Con ...

  8. Conan O'Brien Returns To TV In Downsized Role

    November 09, 2010 12:00 AM EST Former "Tonight Show" host Conan O'Brien returned to television on Monday (Nov. 8), more than nine months after he lost his coveted network job, and poked fun at his downsized gig on a cable channel. His opening monologue, predictab ...

  9. Jack White, Soundgarden Among Conan's First Guests

    October 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Conan O'Brien announced his first week of guests for his upcoming TBS late-night talk show. The premiere night of Conan will feature Seth Rogen and a musical performance from Jack White. The rest of Conan's premiere week: • Monday, Nov. ...

  10. Conan O'Brien Announces New Show Band

    October 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Conan O'Brien's musical sidekick on his upcoming TBS show will be called The Basic Cable Band, and it will be made up of familiar faces for Conan fans. With Max Weinberg out of the picture, Jimmy Vivino will become band leader for the No ...

  11. Conan O'Brien Shakes Off "Tonight Show," Hits The Road

    March 11, 2010 12:00 AM EST Former late-night talk show host Conan O'Brien on Thursday unveiled plans to poke fun at being barred from television in a live comedy show that will tour U.S. and Canadian theaters starting next month. The 30-city tour, titled "Legally ...