The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien

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The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien logo.jpg
Premiere June 1, 2009
Finale January 22, 2010
Creator
Host Conan O'Brien
Network NBC
Style 60-minute late-night talk show
Company Conaco
Universal Media Studios
Seasons 1
Episodes 146 (1 unaired)
Origin USA

The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien is a late-night talk show that aired on NBC. It is the third show under the title The Tonight Show, and by far the shortest-lived at only seven months.

The show began as a successor to The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at which time Jay Leno had a new primetime show, The Jay Leno Show. However, after seven months, NBC wanted to move The Jay Leno Show out of primetime, where it received low ratings, causing NBC affiliates to lose ratings on their late night newscasts. It was initially announced that The Jay Leno Show would be moved to 11:35 p.m., pushing O'Brien's Tonight Show to 12:05 a.m. and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon to 1:05 a.m. However, O'Brien didn't agree with this, and ended up leaving the show. Jay Leno then moved back to The Tonight Show.

Contents

Cast

Person Role Duration
Main Cast
Andy Richter Announcer 1
Max Weinberg Bandleader 1

Seasons

Season Premiere Finale #
NBC
Season One June 1, 2009 January 22, 2010 146 (1 unaired)

In-Depth

  • At a Glance: Additional information about the series
  • Recurring Bits: A listing of recurring sketches, segments and characters from the series.

DVD Releases

There has not been a DVD release for this show.

External Sites