Former "Late Night" hosts will meet next week
Conan O'Brien will visit "The Late Show With David Letterman" next week for the first time in 13 years — but whatever will they find to talk about?
Maybe Jay Leno. Neither of them are huge fans.
Letterman departed for CBS after losing the "Tonight Show" gig to Jay Leno in 1992, and O'Brien replaced him as the host of NBC's "Late Night." O'Brien took over "The Tonight Show" in 2009, only to lose it to Leno the next year and head off to TBS.
O'Brien last appeared on Letterman's show on Jan. 13, 1999. The "Conan" host will appear on the "Late Show" next Thursday.
The timing may bode well for "Super Fun Night," a CBS pilot starring Rebel Wilson that O'Brien is execurive producing. CBS will make a decision on whether to order the pilot to series before its upfront presentation to advertisers Wednesday — the day before O'Brien's appearance.