Keith Olbermann transported his signature show from MSNBC to the little-watched Current TV, almost quadrupling their ratings – and setting off a twitterstorm by running long.
The first two episodes of the highly anticipated Conan O'Brien show on TBS have been called conventional. The late-night talk show genre is in trouble, media-watchers say.
To the delight of Team Coco, Conan O'Brien returns to late-night TV after his ouster by Jay Leno. But the competition for young viewers has shifted with the rise of Comedy Central.
Marlo Thomas remembers her own childhood even as she asks top comics: “How did you become funny?”
Emmy Award nominations released Thursday tapped Conan O'Brien's short-lived stint on NBC's Tonight Show, as well as a handful of shows from non-broadcast networks.
TBS has started an Emmy campaign for Conan O'Brien in Variety magazine. But the ads are stumping for an NBC show – the defunct 'The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien.'
Conan O'Brien, appeared on television Sunday night for the first time since his abrupt departure from NBC's 'Tonight Show.' Cultural buzz, not ratings, will fuel his success, observers say.
Conan O'Brien will return to late-night TV in November, on basic cable's TBS. Some analysts see it as a liberating move. Others say he will have to start from scratch to build an audience.
The Conan O'Brien tour, 'Legally Prohibited From Being Funny on Television,' will hit 30 cities while the comedian is contractually bound to stay away from TV.
Jay Leno has bumped Conan O'Brien to return to his 'Tonight Show' spot. But with cable TV, the Internet, and comics such as Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert drawing younger audiences, late-night TV is changing dramatically.