Posts Tagged ‘Tonight Show’

from http://www.deadline.com:

conan-o_brien.jpgEXCLUSIVE: Sources tell me tonight CBS tried to hire Conan O’Brien to host this year’s Tony Awards on June 13th. But he had to turn down the offer because of the restrictions NBC put on his activities until September 1st in exchange for that giant $40 million payout for himself and his Tonight Show staff. Boo. Hiss. This would have been fun since Coco did a great job hosting the Emmys in 2002 and again in 2006. Anyway, I love how Les Moonves at least tried to mess with Jeff Zucker over this.

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From Eonline.com:

Tilda Swinton, Conan O'Brien

Conan O’Brien‘s suggested HBO project may be one giant step closer to fruition.

On his final night hosting the Tonight Show, CoCo suggested that the pay cable channel turned the recent late night melodrama into a movie. And, when they do, he knows the perfect star to play him: Academy Award-winning actress Tilda Swinton.


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“To all the people watching, I can never thank you enough for your kindness to me and I’ll think about it for the rest of my life. All I ask of you is one thing: please don’t be cynical. I hate cynicism- it’s my least favorite quality and it doesn’t lead anywhere.

Nobody in life gets exactly what they thought they were going to get. But if you work really hard and you’re kind, amazing things will happen…”

Watch Conan’s final Tonight Show on Hulu

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