Conan O'Brien to exec produce comedy pilot for TBS

Conan O’Brien may soon have a second show on TBS. The network announced today that it has ordered a pilot from the talk show host’s production company, Conaco. The untitled multi-camera comedy will revolve around a family guy who leaves his job and returns to his childhood neighborhood, where he meets up with his old best friend. Ben Wexler (Still Standing) has been tapped as showrunner and co-writer of the project; O’Brien is also serving as an executive producer. The pilot will be shot later this year.


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  • Al

    When he returns home, does he put a hispanic man out of a job?

    • EL

      Only if it’s an unfunny Hispanic man.

    • Truth Machine

      That’s like being mad at somebody for putting down an unfunny cat whose slowing dying.

      It’s not like he promised him his timeslot and then went back on his word; Conan actually gave George BETTER ratings.

      • The Bull of the Woods

        Somebody promised somebody his timeslot, and then went back on his word?
        Who did that?
        Really, Conan should figure out how to raise the ratings on his OWN show, instead of trotting out ANOTHER loser.

      • bar1

        i have a feeling that he didnt concentrate his efforts on kicking out the person who gave him his job since he himself wanted to save his ass by depending on conan despite the fact that he has zilch talent to be a talk show host. life is more simple than it seems, its humans who make it complex and redundant.

    • sam

      And he said Leno was a bad guy. Look at the biased media… no one raised a voice for the poor guy…
      He is not funny, him comedy is for the wackos and he is dam ugly… dry

  • Two Headed Sex Beast

    I’m convinced more people on TV return to their “wacky” small town than people do in real life. I think I know maybe one dude that’s moved back to my home town. And it’s not wacky.

    • Truth Machine

      Newsflash: animals can talk on TV, everything goes back to normal at the end, people get into hilarious mishaps, the main characters rarely ever die…

      IT’S TELEVISION.

  • Mark

    Conan looks like a mannequin in a department store! And he’s not at all funny!

    • Mr. Effing Tea Party

      And he’s muslin!

      • Wes

        What the Hell is muslin? lol A troll that can’t spell! lol

    • Truth Machine

      That comparison was also not funny! YAY EXCLAMATION MARKS!

    • Felix

      Layla,I was just watching the video of Maximus npikicg the winner of your contest. My little girl and her friend are playing in the same room and could hear you. They got up and watched the video with me and they were cracking up. Thanks for making our night. I hope you feel better soon.DebbiePS Can you add my blog as a link on your blog?It is debbietibbs.blogspot.com.Thanks again

  • Chris

    He’s a plain-woven cotton fabric?… No wonder he’s so cuddly!

  • Tyler Perry

    Not on my watch!

    • AE

      Don’t worry, I’m sure it will be “Tyler Perry presents a Conan O’Brien production.”

  • Alice

    Ok…why have I only seen this trailer on RT not on tv aistredved -at all-? Fuuureeeaaaaking oooouttt, it’s 83% on the Tomato-meter. That’s all I’m going to see this Summer, Xmen Conan. Suweeeaaat.

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