Whereas O’Brien’s long-running late-night speak present on TBS is ending, he’ll quickly be heading to HBO Max for a brand new present.
Conan O’Brien’s late-night speak present, “Conan,” might be signing off subsequent month.
Throughout his monologue on Monday, O’Brien introduced that his long-running TBS late-night speak present might be coming to an finish on June 24. The comic — whose TBS present ran for 11 years — mentioned he’ll be heading to HBO Max with a brand new present.
“I did need to discuss one thing necessary right here on the very high of the present,” O’Brien started. “As a few of you’ve gotten heard — it has been on the market for some time now, however we’re making it official — we’re winding down our TBS present. The plan is to re-emerge on HBO Max someday within the close to future. I feel what might be my fourth iteration of a program.”
“A few of you’re questioning why am I doing this? Why finish issues right here at TBS?” O’Brien continued. “And I am going to let you know: as a result of a really previous Buddhist monk as soon as instructed me that to select one thing up, you should first put one thing down. Now, I will be sincere with you. He was drunk out of his cranium and really belligerent and I maintained you may choose up two issues in the event you use each fingers. He simply [got] mad and began swinging at me. So I ended the dialog and took his recommendation.”
The late-night host then shared what viewers can anticipate to see — or not anticipate to see — on the ultimate episodes of “Conan.”
“Our final episode right here at TBS might be on June twenty fourth,” O’Brien mentioned. “Now the plan is we will be exhibiting quite a lot of clips of our favourite moments from the final 11 years. We will have some particular company. We will create, I feel, a extremely enjoyable, particular atmosphere.”
“I am very pleased with what we have completed right here,” he continued after thanking TBS. “And so what I might like is I might like these final couple of weeks to be a fond look again in any respect the absurd insanity that my workforce and I’ve concocted. Better of all, I simply need to level out, there might be shockingly few, if any, references to Donald Trump as a result of that is all the time been my favourite type of comedy.”
O’Brien is the longest-working late-night speak present host in the US. His first present, “Late Night time with Conan O’Brien” aired on NBC from 1993 to 2009. He then took over “The Tonight Present” from Jay Leno in 2009 and hosted for seven months. Lower than a 12 months later, “Conan” premiered on TBS.