Conan O'Brien lands TBS late-night gig, tweets his joy
Looks as if Team Coco has mucho cause for celebration this morning (remember, they're fond of Jameson) -- former "Tonight Show" host Conan O'Brien will be back on the air in November, doing his late-night thing on cable network TBS.statement released by the network. "My plan is working perfectly."
O'Brien left his post at "The Tonight Show" in January after NBC reinstalled ex-host Jay Leno in its late-night schedule.
Ever the funnyman, O'Brien took to Twitter on Monday after the announcement, writing, "The good news: I will be doing a show on TBS starting in November! The bad news: I'll be playing Rudy on the all new Cosby Show."
O'Brien will air before TBS' current late-night chatter, George Lopez. We wonder if Max Weinberg will join Conan as band leader?
-- Matt Donnelly
P.S.: Rudy's the one in pink.
Photo: Conan O'Brien at Comedy Central's "Night of Too Many Stars" special in New York on April 13, 2008. Credit: Peter Kramer / Associated Press.