"Scientists have discovered a Chinese herb that cures alcoholism in hamsters. They're hoping that it will cut down on the number of accidents they have on that little wheel."
From The Simpsons and Saturday Night Live writer to the host of his own (really) late-night entertainment fest, O'Brien's distinct humor can now be found at this offshoot of the NBC home page. Late Night with Conan O'Brien" is a late-night talk show hosted by Conan O'Brien. LNwCOB appears Monday through Friday on NBC in the United States. Beginning the week of December 11th, 1995, the show went back to the old schedule of repeats on Monday, and new shows on Tuesday through Friday (giving the show extra time to shoot remotes and production pieces). It starts at 12:36:30 am EST and ends at approximately 1:35 am. It was first broadcast on September 13th, 1993 as the replacement for "Late Night with David Letterman" when Letterman moved to CBS to do "The Late Show."
Internationally, "Late Night" is broadcast through the "NBC Superchannel" at 11 PM, seven days a week. Re-runs fill the two weekend slots. The "NBC Superchannel" is currently a Pan European satellite channel, broadcasting entertainment (NBC) and news (CNBC) programs. It is broadcast both from Eutelsat 2 F1 across a broad area from Russia to the Canary, and on Astra 1D, covering of Western Europe. NBC is splitting up the programming on "The Superchannel," and soon CNBC programs will be broadcast all the time on Astra 1D, and entertainment (NBC programs, including "Late Night") will be only found on Eutelsat 2 F1 during certain parts of the evening. "The NBC Superchannel" is also carried on many European cable stations, serving most of the continent.
NBC has plans to open "NBC Superchannel Asia" sometime early in 1996, providing Superchannel programs to the greater Asian Pacific area.
"We're primarily a children's show. There'll be puppets later." -- Conan O'Brien
They tape at 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Eastern from Tuesday to Friday.