"Conan" to Do Week of Shows From Chicago June 11-14
TBS's Late-Night Series Will Broadcast From The Chicago Theatre as Part of TBS JUST FOR LAUGHS CHICAGO Comedy Festival
TBS's Emmy(R)-nominated late-night series CONAN will head back out on the road this summer, this time for a week of shows in Chicago to kick off the 2012 edition of the TBS JUST FOR LAUGHS CHICAGO Comedy Festival. The shows will originate from The Chicago Theatre.
To attend a show in person, fans can head to www.teamcoco.com/Chicago and enter an online lottery for seats to one of the four shows.
Produced by Conaco LLC, CONANairs Monday-Thursday at 11 p.m. (ET/PT) on TBS. Jeff Ross serves as executive producer of CONAN. The show originates from Stage 15 at Warner Bros. Studios.
For the past three summers, the TBS JUST FOR LAUGHS CHICAGO comedy festival has been a landmark event for Chicago, which is home to a rich comedy heritage, from improv and sketch troupes to some of the most familiar names in the business.
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About Just For Laughs
Founded in 1983, the Just For Laughs Group's growth is concentrated on four major focal points: Festivals (in Montreal, Toronto and Chicago); television production (most notably Gags seen in 135 countries and on 95 airlines); live shows (Canadian tour dates for Jerry Seinfeld, Jeremy Hotz, John Pinette, Louis C.K., the Capital One Just For Laughs Comedy Tour, North American dates for Family Guy Live!); and talent management. Its inaugural Montreal Festival 30 years ago is now the world's largest and most prestigious comedy event welcoming 2 million people each summer. The Group has offices in Montreal, Paris, Los Angeles, Toronto, London and in a dark alley at the end of the street.
TBS, a division of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., is basic cable's #1 network with young adults. Available in 100 million households, TBS features the Emmy-nominated late-night series CONAN, starring Conan O'Brien; and original primetime comedy series like Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse and the upcoming Men at Work, Sullivan & Son, King of the Nerds and Wedding Band. TBS also features an outstanding slate of contemporary comedies, such as The Big Bang Theory and Family Guy, as well as blockbuster movies and championship sports. In addition, TBS produces special live comedy events, including the star-studded comedy festival held each year in Chicago.
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news; entertainment; animation and young adult; and sports media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.