American talk show host Conan O'Brien returns to television on TBS ten months after his high-profile exit from "The Tonight Show".
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- Conan O'Brien hosted the late night variety television show, The Tonight Show, on NBC for the final time.
- U.S. talk show host Conan O'Brien announces his intention to quit "The Tonight Show" if NBC goes forward with their plan to move the show from its long standing 11:35pm timeslot to 12:05am in favor of "The Jay Leno Show".
- Controversy erupts in Canada over a segment of Conan O'Brien's NBC television talk show, filmed in Quebec City and shown to a studio audience in Toronto, featuring his character Triumph the Insult Dog making ethnic insults against French-Canadians, including telling them to speak English. The Canadian government condemns the comments. The Government of Ontario, which had paid $1 million to sponsor the taping of four episodes of the show in Toronto to promote the city, also distances itself from the comments.