Conan could turn out to be U.S. cable barbarian

November 12, 2010

Conan O'Brien's move to basic cable points to an intensifying competition of the cable landscape.

Is Conan O’Brien a $40 million bailout recipient?

January 20, 2010

Conan O’Brien is expected to receive some $40 million for leaving NBC, the media unit of General Electric, itself among the largest recipients of taxpayer help. While it would be a stretch to compare the late-night talk show host to a Goldman Sachs or Citigroup banker, he’s arguably only a few steps removed.