Conan O'Brien's Manager Begs NBC "Reverse Your Decision"

Jan. 16 2010, Published 10:37 a.m. ET

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Amid reports that Conan O'Brien may collect as much as $30 million from NBC for NOT doing The Tonight Show, the funny man's high voltage manager Gavin Polone has asked the network to change its corporate mind.

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"They don't have to do this," Polone told "I've said it directly to them over and over. 'Reverse your mistake. Reverse your decision'."

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Polone would like NBC to leave his client as host of Tonight with its start time remaining at 11:35 pm. What it does with Jay Leno, well, that's not his problem.

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To say it is unlikely that NBC will leave Conan at Tonight and send Leno out to pasture is an understatement of major proportions. But that hasn't stopped Polone from trying.

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NBC is planning an official announcement on its split from Conan on Sunday.



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