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TBS extends Conan through...

Conan O'Brien discusses his life and the art

Conan O'Brien discusses his life and the art of comedy during a forum at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston. (May 24, 2012) Credit: AP

Conan O'Brien - his show originating from Atlanta this week for the Final Four (didn't know he covered sports, didya?) - got some reasonably good news today: He will remain employed. TBS handed him a new deal that'll keep the show on through 2015...

Michael Wright, prez of TBS, TNT and TCM programming, said via release:: "Conan and his colleagues at Team Coco have gone far beyond that by making CONAN the top late-night brand in the digital arena. We are proud to extend our relationship with Conan as he continues to forge the future of late night. I just wish we didn’t decide to tell him on April Fools' Day."

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