Conan O'Brien CareerConan Christopher O’Brian is a well known American television host, writer, comedian, performer and producer who is nowadays the host of the Conan show. The Conan show is a late night talk show which can be seen on the TBS channel. Although the Conan show is one of the main shows that people associated with when it comes to Conan O’Brian, here one can learn more about his career before the Conant show.
His career in the television world began in 1987 when he moved to Los Angeles to join the writing staff of HBO. At the same time he was a writer on the Wilton North Report. A year later he was hired as a writer by Lorne Michaels, the producer of Saturday Night Live which brought him and his fellow SNL writers an Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy or Variety Series in 1989. In 1991 he became a writer and producer for The Simpsons and he was credited as writer of four episodes. At the same time he was an active producer during seasons 4 and 5 and this meant that he also contributed significantly to scripts from those seasons. Conan O’Brian said that The Simpsons was what saved his career after a period of disappointment.
In 1993 however he became the host of Late Night with Conan O’Brian which was meant to be the successor show of the Late Night with David Letterman. This Conan Show was at first quite criticized but had been on air until 2009 and significantly increased in popularity and thus success in 1996. After he had done his job on the Late Night show, Conan O’Brian negotiated a new contract with NBC and that is how he became the host of the Conan O Brian Tonight Show until 2010. Finally, ever since 2010, Conan O’Brian has been the host of the well known Conan show which is aired on TBC.
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