O'Brien's Return Is Red Hot for TBS

Umstead, Thomas
November 2010
Multichannel News;11/15/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 43, p30
The article reports on the comeback of Conan O'Brien on a television show at TBS television network that gathered an average of 2.9 million viewers in its first four days on-air.


Related Articles

  • Season of Surprises. Berman, Marc // MediaWeek;10/4/2004, Vol. 14 Issue 35, p38 

    Comments on the television broadcasting industry in the U.S. as of October 2004. List of television programs at ABC with a high rating; Opinion on the announcement of NBC that Conan O'Brien would replace Jay Leno in "The Tonight Show" in 2009; Implications of the impending host shift for the...

  • Conan O'Brien: End of the Pity Party. Wilson, Slaccy // Hollywood Reporter;6/1/2012, Vol. 418 Issue 19, p32 

    The article offers information on Conan O'Brien's television programs. It states that after his exit from TBS channel, he has emerged with his own postmodern TV model, a digital empire, his company's own shows and a young audience from TBS hopes would follow him anywhere. It mentions that during...

  • 'Tonight' ratings lose some steam. Hibberd, James // Hollywood Reporter;6/8/2009, Vol. 410 Issue 6, p6 

    The article offers updates on the ratings of the talk show "Tonight Show," hosted by Conan O'Brien at National Broadcasting Co. Inc. in the U.S. It mentions that the first week of the show indicated a strong ratings performance of 7.1, however, with each of the successive episode, the household...

  • The Fine Print Behind Conan's Ratings. Guthrie, Marisa // Hollywood Reporter;2/2/2011, Vol. 417 Issue 4, p16 

    The article reports that television host Conan O'Brien's late-night talk show "Conan" on cable television channel TBS is becoming popular among young viewers. The show's ratings have leveled off since its debut in November 2010, however its is still in competition with other established...

  • AS FOR CONAN, HE WHO LAUGHS LAST... STEINBERG, BRIAN // Advertising Age;11/15/2010, Vol. 81 Issue 41, p1 

    The article discusses ratings for the initial broadcasts of the television talk show "Conan," featuring television host Conan O'Brien, on November 8-10, 2010. Ratings for the program, presented on the cable television network TBS owned by Turner Broadcasting, were stronger than those of...

  • Oh, Calm Down: Late Night Is a Marathon. Grossman, Ben // Broadcasting & Cable;6/15/2009, Vol. 139 Issue 24, p6 

    The article reports that the television program hosted by David Letterman ranked first on June 9, 2009. It notes that Letterman defeated the television show hosted by Conan O'Brien that day. However, it alleges that Letterman will hold the first spot for 11:35 p.m. television show for only a...

  • 'Tonight' heir-raising. Kissell, Rick; Schneider, Michael // Daily Variety;6/3/2009, Vol. 303 Issue 41, p1 

    The article reports on the rating of the television program "The Tonight Show With Conan O'Brien" in the U.S. It states that the program which was previously hosted by Jay Leno has achieved a 7.1 household rating/17 share on June 1, 2009 in the metered-market overnights of Nielsen Media Research...

  • NIGHTMARE. Franklin, Nancy // New Yorker;2/1/2010, Vol. 85 Issue 47, p76 

    The article discusses decisions made by National Broadcasting Company, Inc. (NBC) concerning its late-night shows in 2009. Jay Leno and Conan O'Brien were each removed from successful shows and put into different slots and suffered disastrous ratings. Leno was moved back to his previous slot and...

  • Tonight' a summer bummer. Hibberd, James // Hollywood Reporter Weekend Edition;9/3/2010, Vol. 416 Issue 12, p1 

    The article reports on the low ratings for the television show "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," in summer 2010. The show has attracted a smaller number of demographic than when Conan O'Brien hosted the show last year. The show is reportedly averaging 3.8 million viewers and a 1.0 adults 18-49...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics