Marc Maron’s popular WTF podcast is more than an entertaining listen; it shows how the artist-entrepreneur can harness the power of Internet distribution and community. In this audio interview, Maron talks about the lessons he has learned and where he fits into the media landscape.
Conan O’Brien may not have the best ratings on late night television, but his followers are tweeting and updating their Facebook statuses more than the audience of any other late night talker. Team CoCo even has four times as much online engagement as Jay Leno.
Keith Olbermann is back thanks to Current TV, granting him more independence but less access to viewers, with 25 million fewer households than MSNBC. But Conan O’Brien’s journey from broadcast TV to cable might show how Olbermann can keep his brand vital on a smaller platform.
Today on the Net: The Super Bowl was the biggest TV event ever, Evan Stone is trying to singlehandedly stop P2P piracy and Microsoft tried hard to get Conan for its Xbox Live service.
Well, that was quick.
Conan O’Brien’s “Show Zero,” an internet-only sneak preview of the talk show coming to TBS next week, lasted all of f…
Conan O’Brien is returning to the airwaves on November 8. Can’t wait? Then how about a 24 hour video marathon, streamed live from the Team CoCo headquarters? The stream is starting at 10 a.m. Pacific today, and it’s brought to you by YouTube and Conan’s stairwell.
It turns out that while Conan O’Brien isn’t pwning the Internet the way Old Spice did this summer, he’s definitely serious about answering the questions of Facebook commenters. Beginning last week, the former Tonight Show host and soon-to-be TBS late night lynchpin began answering questions.
Until recently, the activity on the Team Coco YouTube account was relatively minimal. Looks like that’s changing in a big way, though, as today Conan O’Brien announced that he’d be taking questions on Facebook and answering them in video form on his YouTube channel.
Been wondering what permutation of his name and “late night show” Conan O’Brien would use for the name of his upcoming TBS series? Apparently, a bunch of people have, and in his first official video for Team Coco on YouTube, O’Brien reveals the new show’s name.
The best way you can spend 48.24 minutes today: watch this video of Conan speaking at Googleplex last week.