Conan O’Brien ripped NBC for the second straight night on The Tonight Show Tuesday, just hours after he publicly issued a letter bemoaning the late night shakeup taking place at the Peacock Network.
After receiving thunderous applause from the studio audience, O’Brien, 46, warned his fans not to clap so long, because he “may not have that much time.”
“My name is Conan O’Brien and I may soon be available for children’s parties,” he said, adding that in his childhood, he remembered “watching Johnny Carson and thinking, someday I’m going to host that show for seven months.”
O’Brien participated in a parody skit of the NBC show, Deal Or No Deal, with his friend/show biz colleague Howie Mandel, in which his post-Tonight Show destiny was determined by one of six beauties holding a briefcase. His fate: two tickets to see Jay Leno perform at the Luxor.