Remember that before driving NBC's prime time into the ground, he was a news wunderkind.
So he got Drake instead.
'Harry's Law' is a smash hit!
"Yesterday was the latest breakdown. Last week, he actually closed his office door and cried."
"I just think Jay’s going to hurt me in some way." —Conan.
"Steve is true showbiz royalty by blood."
Or, just maybe, jumping to an NBC competitor.
"About to board a plane, otherwise I'd throw a party," one top TV show-runner e-mailed Vulture.
Well, that took long enough.
Zucker: ‘That's a big horse.’
But at least he's leaving.
"I think it’s is a wonderful opportunity for Conan. He’s a great star who had a long and terrific run at NBC."
But hey, Betty White!
It also appears that Jeff Zucker's job is safe (for now).
NBC CEO to kick it with the Senate Judiciary Committee's anti-trust panel.
Plus, Stephen Colbert wins a gold medal in NBC bashing on our regular late-night roundup.
This couldn't possibly be more amazing.
But everything's fine at NBC.
Not bad for seven months' work.
The NBC versus Conan drama has become an allegory for the financial crisis and the populist revolt that followed it.
Conan and Jay didn't take last night off from the Late Night wars.
Nikki Finke says Conan's reps are still lobbying Jeff Zucker to let O'Brien remain the host of the 'Tonight Show' at 11:30.
NBC is so over all this crappy PR.
Also, Stewart finally talks NBC on our regular late-night roundup.
Zucker says he'll try to keep Conan off of a rival network for three-and-a-half years.