Day: September 20, 2011

How to get tickets to watch one of the four Conan tapings in NYC

As you already may have heard, Team Coco is returning to New York City for four live tapings of Conan on TBS this fall. But how do you procure yourself tickets to one of these Conan NYC tapings? Well, it’s an online lottery (the system SNL also uses). With some catches. To wit: Go to the Conan NYC ticket site and pick the taping you’d like to attend (Oct. 31-Nov. 3, 2011) at the Beacon Theatre. Just one taping, mind you. Fill out the form. If you win the ticket lottery, then you’ll be notified by email and also by...

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Sheen or no Sheen, viewers tuned in record numbers to both 2.5 Men and #SheenRoast

Proving he’s still captured the American public’s fascination, Charlie Sheen’s absence on his CBS sitcom and reappearance on a Comedy Central roast propelled both series to draw record numbers of TV viewers on Monday night. The ninth season premiere for Two and Half Men attracted 27.76 million viewers overall in “live plus same day” ratings by Nielsen, with a 10.3 rating in the adults aged 18-49 demographic. A lot of people wanted to see not just how the show would write Sheen off of it, but also how Ashton Kutcher would fit in as his de facto replacement. As TV By...

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On Conan, Tig Notaro offers up her best impressions

Tig Notaro appeared on last night’s episode of Conan, and her opening bit reflected a counterpoint to the point of Conan O’Brien’s discussion earlier with second guest Nicole Scherzinger. Notaro also has something to say to parents about the aging process of their children, and showed off her impression of someone delivering an impression. Roll the clip! Notaro has a new stand-up comedy CD out, called Good...

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