The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (2009–2010)

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 Himself - Host (145 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Himself - Announcer (145 episodes, 2009-2010)
Jerry Vivino ...
 Himself - The Tonight Show Band: Saxophone / ... (124 episodes, 2009-2010)
Jimmy Vivino ...
 Himself - The Tonight Show Band: Guitar / ... (124 episodes, 2009-2010)
Richie 'La Bamba' Rosenberg ...
 Himself - The Tonight Show Band: Trombone (122 episodes, 2009-2010)
Mike Merritt ...
 Himself - The Tonight Show Band: Bass (116 episodes, 2009-2010)
Mark 'Love Man' Pender ...
 Himself - The Tonight Show Band: Trumpet / ... (116 episodes, 2009-2010)
James Wormworth ...
 Himself - The Tonight Show Band: Percussion (116 episodes, 2009-2010)
Scott Healy ...
 Himself - The Tonight Show Band: Keyboards (115 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Himself - Bandleader / ... (91 episodes, 2009-2010)
Ronnie Gutierrez ...
 Himself - The Tonight Show Band: Percussion / ... (58 episodes, 2009)
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Opening monologues, sketches, celebrity interviews, and musical performances are commonly featured.

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New Time. Same Hair.


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1 June 2009 (USA)  »

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Beчернее шоу с Конаном О'Брайеном  »

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In January 2010, NBC announced that Jay Leno, host of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992), from whom Conan O'Brien took over the role as host, would have his not-so-well-received The Jay Leno Show (2009) move towards the 11:35 PM time-slot and that The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (2009) would be pushed back to the 12:05 AM time-slot. "The Tonight Show" has never aired that late during its almost 60 years on air. Furthermore, this push-back would have meant that Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009), follow-up to O'Brien's own Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993), would also have been pushed back to a later time-slot, too. When The Jay Leno Show (2009) was officially canceled and it became clear that Leno would get his own new show at 11:35 PM, O'Brien released a statement in which he made clear that he didn't like how NBC handled the situation. He also stated that he wouldn't continue hosting The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (2009) if it was pushed back to a later time-slot. Eventually that month, it was officially announced that Leno would get "The Tonight Show" back on March 1st and that O'Brien will receive a severance payment of about $33 million from NBC. See more »

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[repeated line]
Man in audience: I love you Conan!
Conan O'Brien: I love you too ma'am.
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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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