Louis C.K., Ryan Reynolds, Tracy Morgan and More Join the Guest List As TBS's CONAN Heads to New York for a Week of Shows
Conan O'Brien to Host Broadcasts from the World Famous Apollo Theater Oct. 31 - Nov. 3
TBS's late-night show CONAN will be heading back to New York City for the first time since 2011 for a week of shows airing Oct. 31 - Nov. 3. Joining host Conan O'Brien during the week will be special guests Louis C.K., Ryan Reynolds and Tracy Morgan, along with comedian Rory Scovel, the band The Sugar Hill Gang and more. Taped at Harlem's legendary Apollo Theater, the week of episodes will kick off the beginning of CONAN's eighth year on TBS, a division of Turner. It will also continue O'Brien's string of innovative road show broadcasts from cities across the United States and around the globe.
The preliminary schedule for CONAN in NYC is included below, with additional guests and musical performances to be announced soon:
CONAN in NYC
Monday, Oct. 31: Musical guest The Sugar Hill Gang
Tuesday, Nov. 1: Louis C.K.
Wednesday, Nov. 2: Ryan Reynolds and comedian Rory Scovel
Thursday, Nov. 3: Tracy Morgan
In addition to the nightly shows, Team Coco will be live-streaming on Instagram (www.instagram.com/teamcoco) and Snapchat (www.snapchat.com/add/teamcoco) every day from inside the Apollo Theater, providing a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the shows.
CONAN in NYC marks the show's sixth out-of-the-studio trip in the past 18 months and its second excursion to New York. Previous trips have taken O'Brien overseas to North Korea, Armenia and the United States Air Force Base in Doha, Qatar, where he was accompanied by First Lady Michelle Obama. In spring 2015, O'Brien made headlines as the first American late-night host to shoot in Cuba in more than 50 years. During its eight seasons on TBS, the Los Angeles-based CONAN has also been broadcast from such U.S. cities as Chicago, Dallas, Atlanta and, for the past two years, San Diego during Comic-Con(R) International.
About TBS's CONAN
TBS's late-night series CONAN, hosted by Conan O'Brien, airs weeknights at 11 p.m. (ET/PT). The show, which draws the youngest audience of any hour-long late-night program, is produced by Conaco LLC, with Jeff Ross serving as executive producer.
TBS, a division of Turner, is basic cable's #1 network with young adults and home to four of the year's Top 10 new comedies on cable: Wrecked, The Detour, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee and Angie Tribeca. Upcoming comedies include Search Party, People of Earth, The Guest Book and Tarantula. The network also presents exciting competition series, such as the upcoming Drop the Mic, and late-night comedy in the form of CONAN, starring Conan O'Brien, and Full Frontal with Samantha Bee. In addition, the TBS lineup includes popular comedy hits like Family Guy, The Big Bang Theory and 2 Broke Girls; blockbuster movies; and live coverage of Major League Baseball's regular and post-season play, the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship and ELEAGUE, Turner's brand new eSports gaming league.
Turner, a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, sports, animation and young adult multi-platform content for consumers around the world. Turner brands and businesses include CNN/U.S., HLN, CNN International and CNN.com, TBS, TNT, TCM, truTV, Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Adult Swim, Turner Sports, Bleacher Report, iStreamPlanet and ELEAGUE.