Give Conan's NBC Show an Emmy: TBS

New network launches tongue-in-cheek campaign for old network
By M. Morris,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 8, 2010 10:42 AM CDT
An Emmy "for your consideration" ad for NBC's "The Tonight Show With Conan O'Brien"--paid for by TBS.   (TBS)
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(Newser) – Conan O'Brien's network wants him nominated for an Emmy Award—for a show that aired on another network. TBS, where the late-night host/martyr's latest effort will debut in November, is running "for your consideration" ads touting The Tonight Show With Conan O'Brien, which crashed and burned on NBC. "Conan’s great work in 2009 and 2010 deserves Emmy consideration,” Turner Entertainment Networks' president tells Entertainment Weekly—in a statement, so we don't know whether he was able to say it with a straight face.

See both ads here.

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