However, O’Brien is not able to retire simply but.
“In 1993, Johnny Carson gave me the best advice of my career: ‘As soon as possible, get to a streaming platform,'” O’Brien jokingly mentioned in a press release on Tuesday. “I’m thrilled that I get to continue doing whatever the hell it is I do on HBO Max, and I look forward to a free subscription.”
The conclusion of “Conan” ends O’Brien’s practically 30-year run as a late-night host.
O’Brien made a reputation for himself within the early ’90s when he changed David Letterman on NBC’s “Late Night.” His mixture of stable interviewing, irreverent humor and downright bizarre characters (Pimpbot 5000 and Triumph, the Insult Comic Dog, to call a number of) helped “Late Night” and O’Brien seize a loyal viewers and stand out within the late-night world.
Following “Late Night,” O’Brien had a short and tumultuous stint because the host of “The Tonight Show” earlier than being changed by the host he changed, Jay Leno.
After “The Tonight Show,” O’Brien ended up on TBS, the place he has saved his schtick going for the final decade whereas additionally branching out to do journey area items and specials in international locations like Cuba and Armenia.
WarnerMedia mentioned that these journey specials, that are referred to as “Conan Without Borders,” will proceed.
WarnerMedia didn’t give any particulars about O’Brien’s new selection present for HBO Max or when it might debut on the service.
“Conan’s unique brand of energetic, relatable, and at times, absurdist, comedy has charmed late-night audiences for nearly three decades,” Casey Bloys, the chief content material officer for HBO and HBO Max, mentioned in a press release. “We can’t wait to see what he and the rest of Team Coco will dream up for this brand new, variety format each week.”