LOS ANGELES – March 18, 2019 – Conan O’Brien’s chart-topping podcast Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend has become a certified hit among fans and critics alike. The podcast, which launched in November of 2018, has been a constant in the top 10 on the iTunes comedy charts. Along with millions of downloads and critical acclaim, Conan’s first foray into the podcasting community and his expanding Team Coco Podcast Network have become a popular fixture in the genre.
Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend continues to feature the biggest names in entertainment, music, politics, literature and more. On March 18, Conan welcomes former First Lady,Michelle Obama to discuss her memoir BECOMING. This episode was taped in Milwaukee, where Conan moderated Mrs. Obama’s BECOMING book tour event. In the upcoming weeks the podcast will feature Ben Stiller, Ray Romano and allow Conan finally complete his long time quest to interview author Robert Caro.
Since launching on Monday, November 19 with guest Will Ferrell, the show has featured Kristen Bell, Bill Burr, Dax Shepard, Nick Offerman, Megan Mullally, Wanda Sykes, Marc Maron, Pete Holmes, Adam Sandler, Jeff Goldblum, Lisa Kudrow, Thomas Middleditch, Ben Schwartz, Timothy Olyphant, Ron Funches, David Sedaris, Dana Carvey and Stephen Colbert.
Listen to Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend featuring Michelle Obama here:https://apple.co/TeamCoco
All episodes of Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend can be found on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and Google Podcasts.
The Team Coco Podcast Network continues to expand with the recent addition of Inside Conan: An Important Hollywood Podcast that takes fans behind the curtain and shows what it’s like to be inside the Team Coco universe. In the coming weeks Team Coco will be announcing new podcasts with exciting new talent, as well as being a part of Luminary Media this spring.
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About TBS's CONAN
TBS's Emmy®-winning late-night series CONAN, hosted by Conan O'Brien, airs weeknights at 11 p.m. (ET/PT). The show is produced by Conaco LLC, with Jeff Rossserving as executive producer.
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TBS, a division of WarnerMedia, is one of basic cable's top entertainment networks with young adults, and home to the most popular and critically acclaimed comedies on cable — Miracle Workers, CONAN, The Detour, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, The Guest Book, The Last O.G., and Search Party — as well as animated series American Dad! and Final Space. In addition, TBS’s lineup includes popular comedy hits like Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Family Guy, Bob's Burgers, The Big Bang Theory, New Girl and 2 Broke Girls; blockbuster movies and live coverage of Major League Baseball's regular and post-season play, the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship and ELEAGUE, WarnerMedia's eSports gaming competition.