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Conan O'Brien -- Guitar Hero

1/14/2010 3:50 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

With his days hosting the "Tonight Show" looking numbered, a somber Conan O'Brien made his way into Universal Studios holding a guitar on Thursday.

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Perhaps Coco and NBC can still make beautiful music together. Or not.


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Hates Conan like crap    

Conan should go back to writing for The Simpsons.

Maybe he was funny as a writer.

He sure as f*** isn't funny as a TV host.

1555 days ago
17.

criss    

This totally blows the way Conan's getting treated. F NBC and Leno!

1555 days ago
18.

Hates Conan like crap    

Hey "Slutty Whores Rock" at 2:43 pm. You said, "NBC is done, no producers will want to do biz with them."

Guess again, genius. ANY producer will do business with NBC. Producers just want to sell shows and make money. They don't care who they're selling to.

1555 days ago
19.

erickertus77    

Thats Conan's Exec. Producer walking with him.

1555 days ago
20.

No trailer trash    

Conan is not now, nor has he ever been, funny.

And with his vulgar display last night during his monologue, I hope Leno sues his ass off for defamation of character and slander. Would serve that useless hunk of red hair just right.

1555 days ago
21.

juniper    

cocan rest in peace glad your ugly face will be off the air and your boring jokes

1555 days ago
22.

Jake    

You must be clinically insane if you think Conan isn't funny and Jay is. If you think Jay Leno is funny you have to be insane or over 65.

1555 days ago
23.

Mikey    

The agency that reps Conan also reps 60% of TV talent. F with Conan and maybe NBC won't get as many guest visiting the Tonight Show with chin boy. Leno, Letterman, Bob Hope, Lucile Ball, - that era was OVER long ago......

1555 days ago
24.

Zorch    

Yeah, that's Jeff Ross, Conan's executive producer.

Conan is young and will get another network deal quickly.

While it would be gracious for Jay to quit, he is not
likely to be a martyr and put Kevin and all the staff
out of work.

I'm on team Conan, but NBC screwed him. He needs to move on.

1555 days ago
25.

Mikey    

Typical Leno joke: take my show, please.

1555 days ago
26.

PolarBear    

Capo on third, Conan, and here's a tune for ya:

"Skating Away On The Thin Ice Of The New Day"

Meanwhile back in the year One ---
when you belonged to no-one ---
you didn't stand a chance son,
if your pants were undone.
`Cause you were bred for humanity
and sold to society ---
one day you'll wake up in the Present Day ---
a million generations removed from expectations
of being who you really want to be.

Skating away ---
skating away ---
skating away on the thin ice of the New Day.

So as you push off from the shore,
won't you turn your head once more ---
and make your peace with everyone?
For those who choose to stay,
will live just one more day ---
to do the things they should have done.
And as you cross the wilderness,
spinning in your emptiness:
you feel you have to pray.
Looking for a sign
that the Universal Mind (!)
has written you into the Passion Play.

Skating away on the thin ice of the New Day.

And as you cross the circle line,
the ice-wall creaks behind ---
you're a rabbit on the run.
And the silver splinters fly
in the corner of your eye ---
shining in the setting sun.
Well, do you ever get the feeling that the story's
too damn real and in the present tense?
Or that everybody's on the stage, and it seems like
you're the only person sitting in the audience?

Skating away on the thin ice of the New Day.

(Jethro Tull song from the Warchild album)

1555 days ago
27.

No trailer trash    

[quote]

22. You must be clinically insane if you think Conan isn't funny and Jay is. If you think Jay Leno is funny you have to be insane or over 65.

Posted at 2:56PM on Jan 14th 2010 by Jake
[end quote]

If you think Conan is funny, you are either 16yrs old and under or a high school dropout. Those are the only demographics to whom Conan's idiotic, lockeroom "humor" appeals.

1555 days ago
28.

Jake    

"27
If you think Conan is funny, you are either 16yrs old and under or a high school dropout. Those are the only demographics to whom Conan's idiotic, lockeroom "humor" appeals.

Posted at 3:04PM on Jan 14th 2010 by No trailer trash"

Right, then how does he easily dominates the 18-49 demographic.

1555 days ago
29.

Smooth Criminals    

Rumor has it that NBC first offered the Tonight Show to Jerry Seinfeld to replace Coco. Seinfeld didn't want it (smart move on his part) and is producing a show on NBC instead.

It was only after that they offered to put Jay at 11:35. So NBC wanted to get rid of Coco regardless.

TV is not the same as it was 17 years ago. Networks can no longer afford to carry someone for years if they're not getting ratings. And IIRC way back when NBC also carried Coco for a number of years on the Late Show when he started as a total unknown. NBC gave Coco a lot of breaks in the past too. NBC was also #1 back then and could afford to do it before Zucker came on board and drove NBC into the ground.

God, Coco with a guitar. He's probably going to do a song lambasting everyone and encouraging everyone to feel sorry for him.

Smooth Criminals ex Coco Fan

1555 days ago
30.

BringJayBack    

Please support Jay Leno at http://bringjaylenobacktothetonightshow.webs.com/

Also, don't forget to sign the petition for the same cause at http://www.thepetitionsite.com/petition/882106827

1555 days ago
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