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 Himself - Host (145 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Himself - Announcer (145 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Himself - The Tonight Show Band: Saxophone / ... (124 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Himself - The Tonight Show Band: Guitar / ... (124 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Himself - The Tonight Show Band: Trombone (122 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Himself - The Tonight Show Band: Bass (116 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Himself - The Tonight Show Band: Trumpet / ... (116 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Himself - The Tonight Show Band: Percussion (116 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Himself - The Tonight Show Band: Keyboards (115 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Himself - Bandleader (91 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Himself - The Tonight Show Band: Percussion / ... (58 episodes, 2009)
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New Time. Same Hair.


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Beчернее шоу с Конаном О'Брайеном  »

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The final episode of The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien garnered a 4.8 rating in the demographic of adults 18-49, which was over 40% higher than the 3.4 rating for the 2009 finale of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. See more »

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Woman in audience: I love you Conan!
Conan O'Brien: I love you too sir.
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Referenced in Late Night with Conan O'Brien: The White Stripes (2009) See more »

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Leno's was better
22 June 2009 | by (Richardson, TX) – See all my reviews

I think Jay Leno's Tonight Show was considerably better. Conan does a decent job on the show, but somehow Leno's style worked better, and Conan's style worked more on his Late Night program. While they can be funny at times, Conan's jokes and routines (with the possible exception of in the year 2000, which I believe has now been renamed in the year 3000) aren't as funny or as clever. Admittedly, it can work sometimes, and his interviewing style is passable, but I prefer Leno and can't wait for Jay's new talk show to debut in the fall. My final verdict:passable. Just barely. His off-beat wit is Conan's saving grace.


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