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Conan O’Brien has been banned from television (literally) since January, but his new TBS late night show (appropriately titled “Conan”) premieres on Monday, November 8th, which means it’s time to re-open old wounds and remember exactly what happened between Conan and NBC. If TBS thought it was getting great ratings with its Everybody Loves Raymond re-runs, wait ’til they get a load of Team Coco.  Welcome back to late night television, Conan!

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For almost 20 years, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and The Late Show with David Letterman have been battling one another for late night ratings. You may already know that Jay and Dave don’t really like each other, but a quick look into the history of the Leno/Letterman rivalry illustrates exactly why these two titans of late night despise one another. It also provides a little insight into Jay’s habitual penchant for being a huge asshole to his fellow late night variety program hosts.

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