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[06/11/12 - 07:17 AM]
"Conan" to Give Away Limited-Edition T-Shirts for "Conan Chicago Week," During TBS "Just for Laughs" Comedy Festival
Fans will be able to obtain free t-shirts using secret codes revealed during "Conan Chicago Week" episodes.

[via press release from TBS]

"Conan" to Give Away Limited-Edition T-Shirts for "Conan Chicago Week," During TBS "Just for Laughs" Comedy Festival

Special Vending Machines Throughout Chicago, Plus Online Virtual Machine, To Dispense Shirts to Fans with Secret Codes Revealed June 11-14 during Conan

TBS's Conan is set to give away thousands of free, fan-designed t-shirts when the Emmy(R)-nominated late-night series descends on Chicago for a week of shows June 11-14. Fans will be able to obtain free t-shirts using secret codes revealed during "Conan Chicago Week" episodes. The codes can be entered into vending machines located throughout Chicago or through a virtual vending machine at http//www.teamcoco.com/freeshirts. Conan O'Brien is bringing his show to The Chicago Theatre to kick off the 2012 edition of the TBS JUST FOR LAUGHS CHICAGO Comedy Festival.

The Conan limited-edition t-shirt giveaway is the latest opportunity for Team Coco to showcase some of the amazing artwork created by the show's fans. There are eight different t-shirts in the Chicago giveaway, four of which are available through the virtual vending machine online. The shirts are designed by a combination of Chicago artists and Conan fans. In addition, each of the 10 vending machines is wrapped in fan-created artwork.

Chicago-based t-shirt artists include Jason Cole, Aaron Wooten and Tom Torluemke. Conan fan artists are Patrick Giles (Montgomery, Ala.), Justin Orr (San Francisco, Calif.), Kristen Leigh (Burbank, Calif.), Arash Rod (San Francisco, Calif.) and Colby Swanstone (Kansas City, Mo.). Conan fan artists who designed vending machines include Korareefi (Ottowa, Canada), Leigh White (Chicago, Ill.), Dustin Resch (Denver, Colo.), Samantha Horn (New Orleans, La.), David Meister (Los Angeles, Calif.), Venus Lumayag (San Diego, Calif.), Luigi Lucarelli (Rosemead, Calif.), Kristen Leigh (Burbank, Calif.), Arash Rod (San Francisco, Calif.) and Colby Swanstone (Kansas City, Mo.).

T-shirts will be available on a first-come, first-served basis from 8 a.m. to noon Tuesday, June 12 - Friday, June 15. Fans must have the secret code revealed during the previous night's episode of Conan in order to obtain a t-shirt. The special vending machines will be located at Wrigley Field, Navy Pier, Union Station and The Chicago Theater, as well as on The Magnificent Mile and in The Loop. Each machine will be listed on Foursquare, giving fans a chance to check-in, share photos and tweets.

Produced by Conaco LLC, Conan airs 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. For all the latest news on TBS JUST FOR LAUGHS CHICAGO, visit http://www.justforlaughschicago.com.

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.

About TBS

TBS is basic cable's #1 network among young adults in primetime. Available in 100 million households, TBS features the Emmy(R)-nominated late-night series Conan, starring Conan O'Brien, and original primetime comedy series like Men at Work, Sullivan & Son, Cougar Town, Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse, Wedding Band, King of the Nerds (w.t.), Deon Cole's Black Box and Who Gets the Last Laugh? (w.t.). 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, like 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 media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.





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