Times have changed, and cable no longer plays automatic second trombone to network TV. ESPN hosts Monday Night Football and the BCS championship game, the NBA playoffs are on TNT and the new king of late night is on TBS.
Maybe it was plagiarism or maybe it was a coincidence, but for whatever reason, Conan ended up airing a short in which Sarah Palin hunts and shoots Rudolph after Jimmy Kimmel did the same thing two weeks before. In the video embedded below, Conan O’Brien apologizes for the mishap.
It’s a media merger throw down! Ticketmaster merged with LiveNation because the thought of being able to buy tickets from more than one company apparently causes a breakdown in the fabric of spacetime. NBC is about to merge with Kabletown, wait, that sounds wrong, Xfinity, wait… Comcast, that’s it.
While looking at tickets for Conan O’Brien’s upcoming comedy tour, Aaron came across this strangely appropriate CAPTCHA.
NBC has been running a commercial featuring Jay Leno in one of his 9 f*ckzillion automobiles. In this commercial, he is seen driving while the Beatles song “Get Back” plays. This song includes the lyrics “get back to where you once belonged.” Now someone who we can only assume is part of Team CoCo has remixed the commercial with a, um, different song. Enjoy.