Start: Tuesday, November 7, 2023 8:00PM
End: Wednesday, November 8, 2023 8:00PM
As the largest comedy festival in the U.S., the New York Comedy Festival (NYCF) announces the addition of Conan O'Brien, who will bring his podcast, Conan O'Brien Needs A Friend, to its 2023 line-up, which includes Dave Attell, Bill Burr, Nicole Byer, Jimmy Carr, Margaret Cho, Tim Dillon, Giggly Squad, Ilana Glazer, Brett Goldstein, Nate Jackson, Anthony Jeselnik, Matteo Lane, Sam Morril, Nick Mullen and Adam Friedland, Atsuko Okatsuka, Pod Meets World, Donnell Rawlings, Jeff Ross, Robyn Schall, Daniel Sloss, and Michelle Wolf. The episode will also air on Team Coco's SiriusXM Channel following the taping.
After 28 years at the Late-Night desk, Conan realized that the only people at his holiday party are the men and women who work for him. Over the years and despite thousands of interviews, Conan has never made a real and lasting friendship with any of his celebrity guests. So, he started a podcast to do just that. Deeper, unboundedly playful, and free from FCC regulations, Conan O'Brien Needs a Friend is a weekly opportunity for Conan to hang out with the people he enjoys most and perhaps find some real friendship along the way.
Conan O'Brien Needs A Friend live podcast taping will take place at Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) on Tuesday, November 7 at 8:00 pm and Wednesday, November 8 at 8:00 pm. Pre-Sale Runs from Wednesday, August 23 at 11 am ET - Thursday, August 24 at 11:59 pm ET. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Friday, August 24 at 11 am ET, available at NYComedyFestival.com.