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Old 11-17-20, 12:25 PM
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Re: Conan Picks Networks and it's....TBS

Quite interesting. Thanks for sharing!
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Re: Conan Picks Networks and it's....TBS

I don't have HBO Max, so I won't watch this show. And I don't have cable, so I don't watch his TBS show. But I do listen to his podcast, which is both interesting and hilarious.

Like the article says, he's been on TV for close to 30 years, so he has to be ready to move on from the talk show format and the rules, but he still wants to work and create.

So good for him. He's a brilliant comic mind. He wrote "Marge vs the Monorail" for chrissakes!
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I love Conan but I bailed on him a few years into TBS run. I would absolutely watch a weekly show with him on HBO Max, though.
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I think this is a good move, granted HBO Max stays solvent. I love Conan but haven't watched his show in ages.
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Re: Conan (TBS) -- Series Discussion Thread

Sucks

I am a fan but his best work was on NBC and could not match it once he left.

Maybe he should have brought the writers and staff from that era over to TBS since most of the time it is on repeats on TBS.

I think he might still do the travel shows?
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Re: Conan (TBS) -- Series Discussion Thread

Originally Posted by JeffTheAlpaca View Post
I think he might still do the travel shows?
I mean it literally says that in the article I posted :

ďConan Without Borders,Ē will continue to air on TBS going forward.
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Old 11-17-20, 09:22 PM
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Re: Conan (TBS) -- Series Discussion Thread

Iíve been enjoying some of his complete interviews on YouTube. The recent one with Ricky Gervais was a hoot.
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I love Conan but I bailed on him a few years into TBS run. I would absolutely watch a weekly show with him on HBO Max, though.
Same. His TBS show has gradually been declining for a while now. Heís changed the format 3 or 4 times in the last few years. I also get the sense that Conan is getting tired of doing it. He just seems worn out now. I think a weekly show with fewer restrictions could re-energize him. Iíll watch his HBO Max show.
Old 11-18-20, 12:49 PM
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I've always enjoyed Conan but Late Night is a dead format at this point. The fact that we live in a DVR age yet these shows are still beholden to the 11:30 or 12:30 timeslot boggles my mind. Meaning you can get away with more stuff at 12:30 than 11:30. I feel bad for Conan because I think he saw the writing on the wall about Late Night years ago, and really doesn't know what to do at this point.

If anyone is a fan of Tim Dillon's comedy, he pretty much sums up why Late Night sucks today.

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I watched four minutes and had to stop because everything he was saying was stupid.

1) I don't know who the fuck Tim Dillon is. Seriously, this post by mcnabb is the first time I have ever heard of him.

2) #1 is important because he's talking about how he doesn't want to "play the game" of doing panel on a talk show and engage in a conversation about nothing.
Hey, duh, you've never been asked to be on Fallon or Kimmel or anything but David Spade's show. So take you high and mighty "principles" and shove them up your fat ass.

3) He says to imagine you have a hard life working in a factory and you're supposed to be entertained by watching Jimmy Fallon play games and sing.
Yeah, duh (again), that's the whole fucking point of escapist entertainment.
Watching people sing, or do something fun, or talk about some vacuous subject. For many people, that is exactly what they want to do to relax before going to bed. Or they want to watch Colbert make jokes about what a total POS Trump is for 10 minutes to relieve their daily anxiety.
And somehow this dumbshit hasn't figured out that people LOVE hearing people talk about doing interesting things like taking trips to Italy. Americans are fascinated by wealth and fame, and they eat up glimpses of celebrity life like hogs at a trough.
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Old 11-18-20, 07:10 PM
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He is just jealous since Fallon has more money and better looking than him.

I bet Colbert's ratings will go down now since he had nothing to rely on except Trump bashing and now he will have to try to be funny outside of politics which will be hard to do.
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I canít believe Conan has been on TBS for 11 years! Seems like itís just been a couple of years since the Tonight Show mess.

I didnít realize he was moving to HBOmax but I hope he reinvents himself a little with the freedom heíll have. I love Conan but I think his TBS show(s) kind of petered out over the last few years. I havenít really kept track of his show lately.
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When I first heard this news I was bummed out because it was another nail in the coffin of late night. Then I realized I haven’t watched late night tv consistently since Letterman retired.
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I gave up on his TBS show a a few years ago. I am excited to see what he can do with an HBO Max show.
Old 05-06-21, 04:47 PM
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I'm actually more likely to watch Conan now that he's on HBO Max. I hope that means he'll be a big edgier.
Old 05-07-21, 12:20 AM
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I can't imagine what he could do on HBO Max that he couldn't do on TBS, besides nudity. TBS let him get away with pretty much anything.

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