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Looks like TBS wants to change Conan's show somehow. Not enough viewers against The Daily show seems to be the big pull. Lots of talk of "other digital things" but mostly it looks like going to a weekly show maybe?

I haven't watched Conan O'Brien in some time, so I don't have a lot of input. I never really found him particularly funny anyway - but I know a lot of people do. Would this be upsetting to many? do we have some Conan heads here?

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/05/business/media/conan-obrien-late-night-changes.html?WT.mc_id=2016-KWP-AUD_DEV&WT.mc_ev=click&ad-keywords=AUDDEVREMARK&kwp_0=308367&kwp_4=1194392&kwp_1=540324&_r=0



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I watched his TBS show daily for a while when it launched, but eventually pulled the pin. It just wasn't that funny, and he usually had lower-tier guests. And I got tired of his constant joking pawing at the female guests and his seeming inability to talk to them about anything other than how hot they are.

I've seen some funny clips from the show since, but not enough to make me go back to watching regularly, but at this point I can't imagine watching any late night show regularly.



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Over the last several years now, Conan outside of his studio >>>> Conan inside his studio. It seems like Conan himself is tired of the standard late-night show routine, as whenever he's on the road either doing remote bits or simple doing the show from a different locale, it's 100% fresher and more enthusiastic.



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#4 Posted on | Instant Rating: 6.14
    Originally posted by KJames199
    And I got tired of his constant joking pawing at the female guests and his seeming inability to talk to them about anything other than how hot they are.

    Originally posted by Big Bad
    Over the last several years now, Conan outside of his studio >>>> Conan inside his studio.

I have nothing to add other than these are both really great points and make up the large part of the reason I stopped watching a while ago (better things to do makes up the last part). This change, whatever it is, is needed to break up the monotony of the show IMO. I most likely won't tune in immediately after the changes happen, but I do have a more open "wait and see" approach to the show now.
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#5 Posted on | Instant Rating: 7.36
Also - that article is from two months ago and no announcement has happened yet.

But yeah, I never watch Conan anymore unless it's in clips online but it's pretty obvious he's having more fun experimenting with what he can do than just the classic talk show setup.
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#6 Posted on | Instant Rating: 7.03
    Originally posted by KJames199
    I watched his TBS show daily for a while when it launched, but eventually pulled the pin. It just wasn't that funny, and he usually had lower-tier guests.



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