It’s an exciting week for Team Coco fans! Conan is doing “Best Of” shows on Monday and Tuesday, (that’s not the exciting part), but he’s back with new shows on Wednesday with “Conan Comic-Con San Diego 2019“! It’s Conan O’Brien’s annual trek to the biggest geek-fest in the country. Each of Conan’s shows from San Dog this week will feature the cast from an upcoming sci-fi or thriller movie or television series.
Starting on Wednesday, it’s the adult cast of “It: Chapter Two“. Conan will have a panel with the grown up version of “The Losers Club” from the highly anticipated sequel which opens nationwide on September 6th. On Thursday, Team Coco’s lips are sealed. Conan is advertising a surprise guest, so we’ll all have to tune in to TBS on Thursday to find out the surprise. Friday, it’s the cast of the thriller Hulu series “Veronica Mars” sitting down with Conan O’Brien. Then on Saturday on a rare weekend episode of Conan, the cast from the Amazon Prime fantasy / detective show, “Carnival Row” helps wrap up a week of “Conan Comic-Con San Diego 2019.”
Here’s some comedy highlights for the rest of the late night schedule this week. On Monday, some of the funniest people working today are appearing in late night. The incomparable Fran Lebowitz returns to the Tonight Show on Monday. Meanwhile, over at the Late Show on CBS, Stephen Colbert welcomes Ricky Gervais back to his show. Then later Monday night, Catherine Cohen is making an appearance on Late Night with Seth Meyers. Catherine was named by TimeOut New York as one of “Five NYC Comedians to Look Out For in 2018.”
On Wednesday, Jimmy Fallon tries to book every comedy guest there is in late night. Along with Joel McHale and Marc Maron, Fallon has a stand up performance from Dusty Slay. The Nashville based comic has been on Jimmy Kimmel Live, and “Last Comic Standing“, and he was just part of Comedy Central’s Clusterfest 2019 in San Francisco last month. This will be Dusty’s triumphant return to the Tonight Show after he knocked it out of the park on his last visit.
Thursday, we have a rerun highlight for you. It’s your chance to catch Sarah Tollemache’s late night stand up television debut all over again. Sarah’s performance will be part of a repeat episode of the Late Late Show with James Corden. Sarah killed it during her original appearance and we can understand why CBS would put this episode of the Late Late Show in the “Best Of” category.
Forget all that prime time crap. This week, when it comes to television, the later the better!