‘Conan O’Brien Must Slide,’ the Host’s Return to TV, Will get a Max Premiere Date

‘Conan O’Brien Must Slide,’ the Host’s Return to TV,  Will get a Max Premiere Date

“Conan O’Brien Must Slide” is at final going. The long-in-the-works mission, launched final year for the length of Warner Bros. Discovery’s upfronts presentation, has been given a premiere date: Thursday, April 18 on Max.

O’Brien launched the premiere date of the expose’s four episodes on Saturday at SXSW, for the length of an on-stage dialog with comedian Nick Kroll.

The “Conan O’Brien Must Slide” start is narrated by filmmaker Werner Herzog. “I will no longer verify or enlighten the identification of who that person is,” O’Brien quipped.

“Conan O’Brien Must Slide” is galvanized by O’Brien’s podcast, “Conan O’Brien Wants a Fan” (whereby he chats with listeners from correct through the globe), and follows the host as he meets up with followers in Norway, Thailand, Argentina, and Eire. Conaco produces the expose, with O’Brien and Jeff Ross as executive producers.

O’Brien said the production would direct between a week and 10 days taking pictures in a nation.


“There are silly other folks in each build aside the globe and additionally they all derive their very bask in rhythm,” O’Brien said. “Everybody in Eire is a comedian… I cherish talking to other folks who don’t know who I’m, don’t care. I’m a connection junkie, I desire to join with other folks. I mediate this expose is my formulation to get hold of my fix.”

“Conan O’Brien Must Slide” fulfills the promise first made when O’Brien launched in 2020 that his self-titled TBS uninteresting-evening expose “Conan” would discontinue in June 2021. Phase of the idea was as soon as for O’Brien to open a weekly collection for HBO Max, where he had signed a deal for a brand fresh weekly variety collection to premiere the next year.

However 2022 came and went with no impress of a brand fresh O’Brien expose. Or, for that topic, any fresh installments of his stir specials, “Conan Without Borders,” which had additionally aired on TBS.

As for the fresh expose, “The explore can get hold of extra cinematic. We get hold of to employ drones and we derive the money to employ costumes. We now derive a lot extra we are able to create than after we were in the sphere on a week off,” O’Brien said of doing this expose vs. the one-off “Conan Without Borders” specials.

“Conan” ran for 11 years on TBS, the capper to his 28-year stint in uninteresting evening. “Conan Without Borders” has visited 13 international locations and has won an Emmy. 

O’Brien said he was as soon as willing to depart the debate expose world slack after virtually three decades. “It was as soon as simpler than I believed it will most likely perhaps perhaps be… I did it for 28 years and I noticed, ‘OK I did this.’ We don’t know the device fundamental time we get hold of in lifestyles and I derive to double down on what I derive to create now. I desire to ache myself and take a explore at fresh things.”

Since the discontinue of “Conan,” O’Brien has centered on building his “Crew Coco” media firm, with a focal level on a rising podcast empire. That comprises “Conan O’Brien Wants a Just correct friend” (with Conan O’Brien, Sona Movsesian and Matt Gourley), which has accrued extra than 427 million downloads. Crew Coco, which was as soon as received by SiriusXM in 2022, comprises digital and branded negate, are living events, merchandise and other production.


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