‘Conan’ comes into his own

Posted by · 9:25 pm · November 8th, 2010

Conan O’Brien’s foray into basic cable (airing on TBS) settled on an applicable show title two months ago. Because “Conan” is just that, the host, personality — and perhaps for the first time ever — person (rather than caricature) unfiltered and freely spirited. On tonight’s premiere episode — following a humorous pre-taped open featuring an […]

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CINEJABBER: Close but no Jack

Posted by · 9:16 am · November 6th, 2010

Catch up with the idea behind these weekend posts here. What a coup it would have been if Jack Nicholson really was the first guest on “Conan.”  Shame on Movieline for not catching Andy Richter’s joke and getting my hopes up for the actor’s first talk show interview in nearly four decades. Caught up with […]

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Gearing up for ‘Conan’

Posted by · 2:37 pm · November 3rd, 2010

I saw this in front of a movie this weekend.  Nice touch tossing the glasses to the turf: “Show Zero,” which has been making the rounds, after the jump.  “Conan” premieres on TBS Monday, November 8.

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