Dailies | Media Reacts to Conan Hosting MTV Movie Awards: ‘Atrocious,’ ‘Horrific,’ ‘Spectacularly Bad Idea’ (Video)

Media Reacts to Conan Hosting MTV Movie Awards: 'Atrocious,' 'Horrific,' 'Spectacularly Bad Idea' (Video)

Of course, the negative clips are doctored — but the self-made montage still hurts the TBS talk show host's feelings

Conan O'Brien revealed Tuesday night that he will host April's MTV Movie Awards; the media reacted — or overreacted — in kind.

The TBS late night talk show compiled a montage of TV news reactions, some authentic reports of the awards show news, but mostly doctored clips from totally unrelated broadcasts.

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The first few inclusions were authentic clips reporting O'Brien's involvement; the following bunch displayed people reacting positively, though clearly about different news stories; the remainder — and majority — of the compiled clips were wildly negative shorts of people discussing other, more serious, matters.

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The faux negative reactions ranged from: “I'm a little bit skeptical,” all the way to, “He has no regard for human life.”

In between, the words “atrocious,” “horrific,” “appalled” and the phrase “a spectacularly bad idea” came up.

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The MTV Movie Awards air on April 13.

Watch the humorously doctored clip:

  • ono omu

    conan sucks the big one

    • Victor Jarvis

      He sucked yours?

      • Ryan_Fitzpatrick

        He said “big one” so clearly not his.