Those expecting a garden-variety performance doc, i.e., entertaining performances peppered with amusing backstage clips and antics will get significantly more (and less) than they bargained for in Rodman Flender's revealing and thoroughly entertaining "Conan O'Brien Can't Stop."
We at The Frisky have always been on Team Coco. Sure, Jay Leno gives a decent monologue and David Letterman's "Late Show" is where celebrities go to unleash their inner crazy, but Conan O'Brien? He relies on good writing and quick wit to pull hilariousness from his celebrity guests.
The following is an excerpt of an article from the November 11, 2010 issue of "Rolling Stone." This issue is available Friday, October 29th on newsstands and online via Rolling Stone's premium subscription plan.
Barack Obama is no stranger to Comedy Central's "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," having appeared there four times as senator between 2005 and 2008. But Obama's widely promoted visit tonight (11 ET, Comedy Central), in the midst of a weeklong "Daily Show" encampment in Washington, is the first time a sitting president has appeared on that late-night cable show.
"You go to a bank and you have a card ... I honestly don't know exactly." â¢Jennifer Aniston, after explaining the premise of her upcoming movie The Switch (in which her character seeks a sperm donor to have a child), responds to Jay Leno's question about how sperm banks operate on the Tonight Show Thursday.
Of all the theories floating around as to where Conan O'Brien was going to end up post-NBC -- on Fox, on Comedy Central or skipping television and doing something different altogether -- no one was placing bets that he would end up on TBS.
Comedian Jimmy Kimmel ripped into Jay Leno on his own show Thursday night, and Rosie O'Donnell -- who has been outspoken about her support of Conan O'Brien -- has canceled her January 27 appearance on "The Jay Leno Show."
Jay Leno ended his 17-year reign as the host of "The Tonight Show" Friday with the children of people who met and started families while working at the long-running late-night show during his tenure, according to audience members who attended the taping.
An unexpected and sudden spotlight on the Special Olympics, an organization that for more than 40 years has served and honored those with intellectual disabilities, comes less than two weeks before the nonprofit launches a new campaign: Spread the Word to the End the Word.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno is an unlikely place to launch a bid to become leader of the free world, but Fred Thompson isn't the first 2008 presidential candidate to kick off his or her campaign in a non-traditional setting