Conan Out of Hospital, Returns to Show Monday

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 27, 2009 1:03 PM CDT
Conan O'Brien makes his debut as the host of NBC's "The Tonight Show" on June 1.   (Paul Drinkwater)
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(Newser) – Conan O'Brien is home from the hospital after whacking his head during a Tonight Show stunt. "Conan is resting comfortably," said an NBC statement. "He is expected to return to work on Monday." Guest Teri Hatcher spilled details on the accident, which reportedly happened while the pair was filming a sketch based on the Desperate housewife's recently completed triathlon.

"We did this bit and at the very end, when we ran in to cross the finish line, he slipped as he was crossing the finish line and hit his head." Though he didn't immediately get up, Hatcher said O'Brien "pulled it together" before heading to the hospital with a concussion, adds Perez Hilton.