Conan O'Brien -- Free at Last

1/21/2010 5:56 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
Conan O'BrienNBC has finally announced what TMZ has been reporting for days -- Conan O'Brien will be a free man on September 1.

NBC released a statement moments ago, officially announcing Conan's last appearance on "The Tonight Show" will be tomorrow.

NBC noted that the deal -- struck today -- will free Conan to "pursue other opportunities after September 1, 2010."

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