Conan O’Brien ends his long run in late night for a new show on HBO Max
Written by laserteam on November 19, 2020
(CNN Business)One era ends, and another begins for late-night TV’s longest-serving host.
However, O’Brien isn’t ready to retire just yet.
O’Brien will host a new weekly variety series for HBO Max, WarnerMedia’s nascent streaming service. (WarnerMedia is also the parent company of CNN.)
“In 1993, Johnny Carson gave me the best advice of my career: ‘As soon as possible, get to a streaming platform,'” O’Brien jokingly said in a statement 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 nearly 30-year run as a late-night host.
WarnerMedia said that these travel specials, which are called “Conan Without Borders,” will continue.WarnerMedia did not give any details about O’Brien’s new variety show for HBO Max or when it would debut on the service.