After 10 seasons on Fox, American Dad! will move to cable channel TBS in late 2014 for its 15-episode 11th season. Encores will air on Adult Swim.
TBS’s new reality competition show King of the Nerds stumbles with its low-budget challenges, lack of drama and apparent inability to grasp what makes nerds, well, nerds.
Appearing on Conan, Zachary Quinto one-ups director J.J. Abrams’ three-frame teaser for Star Trek Into Darkness with his own unauthorized preview of the upcoming Paramount Pictures sequel.
Talk-show host Conan O’Brien sent nice-guyJack McBrayer to Chicago’s Weiners Circle hot dog stand, notorious for its verbally abusive employees. Predictably, things got too hot for the 30 Rock actor, who returned with Triumph, the Insult Comic Dog to serve up some abuse of his own.
TBS has announced a pair of comedies from Conan O’Brien’s shingle, a golf sitcom, an untitled game show, and a talk show called Norm MacDonald Is Trending.
Ahead of next week’s upfront presentations the networks announced the return of such shows as Once Upon a Time, Castle, Parenthood and Grimm.
Conan O’Brien says he plans to use established characters and bits, like the Masturbating Bear, on his new TBS show, despite the possibility of a lawsuit from NBC. However, it seems unlikely that the network, which owns the intellectual property, will make any moves against the talk-show host or his new home.
TBS has unveiled a whimsical logo for Conan O’Brien’s new talk show, which debuts on Nov. 8 on the cable channel. Andy Richter will continue as his sidekick, but Max Weinberg has announced he won’t return as band leader, a job he’s held for 17 years.
Friends of Team Coco have much cause for celebration as the red-haired barbarian king of comedy has reclaimed his place in late night television — but instead of going to the FOX Network as was widely rumored, Conan O’Brien will have a brand new program on TBS in the 11:00 PM slot, expected to launch in November.