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Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend

224 episodes - English - Latest episode: about 6 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 39.2K ratings

After 25 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.

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Episodes

Kristin Chenoweth

November 30, 2020 05:00 - 50 minutes - 69.8 MB

Actress Kristin Chenoweth feels petite about…peeing?   Kristin sits down with Conan to talk about their kindred need for an audience, life-changing advice from Carol Burnett, and Kristin’s Food Network show Candy Land. Plus, Conan considers his impact on the English language as he and his team Review the Reviewers.    Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.

Kevin Hart

November 23, 2020 05:00 - 1 hour - 88.4 MB

Actor and comedian Kevin Hart feels extremely blessed about being Conan O’Brien's friend. Kevin sits down with Conan to talk about the importance of taking care of the body, molding an environment for future success stories, and walking in fear at the highest levels of achievement. Later, Conan doubles down on one of his most hilarious jokes.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.

John Leguizamo

November 16, 2020 05:00 - 1 hour - 85.3 MB

Actor, comedian, and playwright John Leguizamo feels great about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   John and Conan sit down to talk about attempting to master every performative craft, how sharing a room with a sibling makes one a better communicator, and digging into untold history with John’s one-man show Latin History for Morons and his new film Critical Thinking. Later, Conan ponders his frightening visage as he and his team Review the Reviewers.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voic...

Sam Richardson

November 09, 2020 05:00 - 55 minutes - 76.3 MB

Actor and comedian Sam Richardson feels honored and obligated to be Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Sam sits down with Conan to talk about traveling to Ghana together for Conan Without Borders, his childhood obsession with Ghostbusters, and performing on cruise ships and in the hit HBO series Veep. Plus, Conan discovers a brand new effect he’s having on today’s youth.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.

Jim Parsons

November 02, 2020 05:00 - 55 minutes - 75.8 MB

Actor Jim Parsons feels okay about people saying that he’s Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Jim sits down with Conan to talk about recovering from COVID-19, working with dangerous animals on set, and starring in The Boys in the Band. Later, Conan makes a desperate plea to one of his sponsors.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.

Welcome to the Con-gregation!

October 28, 2020 04:00 - 10 minutes - 13.8 MB

Team Coco now bows at the altar of scams. That’s right—the Scam Goddess podcast has joined the Team Coco network! Scam Goddess is a show dedicated to fraud and all those who practice it. Each week host Laci Mosley digs into the scammiest scammers in history with guests like Paul Scheer, Jameela Jamil, and yes, even Conan! Get a taste of what Scam Goddess is all about with this clip featuring the hilarious Nicole Byer talking about career conman Jeremy Wilson.

Bruce Springsteen

October 26, 2020 04:00 - 56 minutes - 77 MB

Rock icon Bruce Springsteen feels ecstatic about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Bruce sits down with Conan to talk about his new album and documentary Letter to You, the death cult of rock ’n roll, the best go-to cover song, and his favorite American rock bands. Plus, Conan responds to a voicemail praising him for his allyship.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.

Rashida Jones

October 19, 2020 04:00 - 1 hour - 83.6 MB

Actress and producer Rashida Jones feels fine about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Rashida sits down with Conan to talk about the importance of diversifying your skills, creating a documentary about her father Quincy Jones, and working with Bill Murray on her new film On the Rocks. Later, Conan responds to a voicemail about a man with no name.

Hillary Clinton Returns

October 14, 2020 04:00 - 59 minutes - 82.1 MB

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton feels enthusiastic about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Hillary sits down with Conan to talk about launching her new podcast You and Me Both, overcoming the double standard for women in the public eye, and the need for an American moral reckoning. Plus, Conan gives the world a much-needed update on his iconic hair.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.

Willie Nelson

October 12, 2020 04:00 - 54 minutes - 74.9 MB

Music legend Willie Nelson feels great about being Conan’s friend.   Willie sits down with Conan to talk about his new book Me and Sister Bobbie: True Tales of the Family Band, favorite guitars and musical influences, and losing money in hog-raising. Plus, Conan shares fond memories of antagonizing his own mother.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.

Colin Quinn

October 05, 2020 04:00 - 1 hour - 88.6 MB

Comedian Colin Quinn feels euphoric about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Colin sits down with Conan to talk about his tenure on Weekend Update, why simple transgression isn’t comedy, and the best quotes out of his new book Overstated: A Coast-to-Coast Roast of the 50 States.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.

Michelle Obama Returns

September 30, 2020 04:00 - 49 minutes - 67.5 MB

Former First Lady Michelle Obama feels very, very hopeful about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Michelle sits down with Conan to discuss her new show The Michelle Obama Podcast, the importance of humility in politics, and changing the voting culture with WhenWeAllVote.org.   Check out Conan's conversation with Michelle on her podcast here: https://open.spotify.com/episode/2n57zGznX7ZXlkGC0I521o

Rory Scovel

September 28, 2020 04:00 - 1 hour - 83.2 MB

Comedian Rory Scovel feels grateful about being Conan O’Brien’s best friend.   Rory sits down with Conan to talk about selling the most bizarre bits onstage, fights in the audience, and his new podcast Dads. Later, Conan recalls his search for family roots in Dungarvan, Ireland.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.

Keith Urban

September 21, 2020 04:00 - 53 minutes - 73 MB

Singer, songwriter, and record producer Keith Urban feels incredibly confused about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Keith sits down with Conan to talk about playing a surprise drive-in concert for healthcare workers, quitting school to pursue his music career, and releasing his new album 'The Speed of Now Part 1.' Later, Conan envisions the mascot of the Conan O’Brien Elementary School.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more ...

Sean Hayes

September 14, 2020 04:00 - 59 minutes - 81.9 MB

Actor and producer Sean Hayes feels indifferent about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Sean sits down with Conan to talk about choosing acting over becoming a concert pianist, dangerous childhood games, and his podcast SmartLess with Jason Bateman and Will Arnett. Plus, Conan decides what kind of uncle he wants to be on another Review the Reviewers.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.

Deon Cole

September 07, 2020 04:00 - 1 hour - 87.4 MB

Comedian, writer and actor Deon Cole feels wonderful every time he’s with Conan O’Brien.   Deon sits down with Conan to discuss the authentic mini-bar experience, being a comedian before anything else, and learning to DJ during the pandemic. Later, things get heated between Conan and his team as they share controversial opinions on a summertime treat during a Review the Reviewers.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit ...

Introducing Dads: The Podcast with Rory Scovel

September 02, 2020 04:00 - 8 minutes - 8.17 MB

You may know the hilarious comedian Rory Scovel from his many appearances on CONAN, or maybe you even saw him live on tour with Conan & Friends. If you’ve ever wondered what he’d sound like as the host of his very own Team Coco podcast, wonder no more! Rory has a brand new show called “Dads: The Podcast.” Each week he and co-host Ruthie Wyatt are joined by their hilarious celebrity friends to unpack the mysteries of fatherhood, parenting, and the weirdos who raised us. Conan can’t wait to pla...

Jameela Jamil.

August 31, 2020 04:00 - 1 hour - 61.5 MB

Actress Jameela Jamil feels better about her hair for being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Jameela sits down with Conan to talk about the roots of British self-deprecation, injecting humor into sex, and encouraging body positivity with the ‘I Weigh’ Instagram movement. Later, Conan shares his excitement over his newest piece of headwear.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com. See omnystudio.com/policies/listen...

Jameela Jamil

August 31, 2020 04:00 - 1 hour - 92.3 MB

Actress Jameela Jamil feels better about her hair for being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Jameela sits down with Conan to talk about the roots of British self-deprecation, injecting humor into sex, and encouraging body positivity with the ‘I Weigh’ Instagram movement. Later, Conan shares his excitement over his newest piece of headwear.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.

Michael Che

August 24, 2020 04:00 - 1 hour - 91.2 MB

Comedian Michael Che feels honored to be Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Michael sits down with Conan to talk about his first stand-up experience, jumping into the deep end at Saturday Night Live, and why jokes about politics and race will always hold up. Plus, Conan tries his hand at reading some erotic fiction.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.

Michael Che.

August 24, 2020 04:00 - 1 hour - 60.8 MB

Comedian Michael Che feels honored to be Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Michael sits down with Conan to talk about his first stand-up experience, jumping into the deep end at Saturday Night Live, and why jokes about politics and race will always hold up. Plus, Conan tries his hand at reading some erotic fiction.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Maya Rudolph

August 17, 2020 04:00 - 1 hour - 91 MB

Actress and comedian Maya Rudolph feels pretty terrific about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Maya sits down with Conan to talk about making Emmy history by competing against herself in a single category, meeting (and hugging) Prince, her inspiration for voicing Connie the Hormone Monstress on Big Mouth, and more. Plus, Conan learns about his surprising impact on the human population as he and his team respond to a listener voicemail.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) ...

Maya Rudolph.

August 17, 2020 04:00 - 1 hour - 60.7 MB

Actress and comedian Maya Rudolph feels pretty terrific about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Maya sits down with Conan to talk about making Emmy history by competing against herself in a single category, meeting (and hugging) Prince, her inspiration for voicing Connie the Hormone Monstress on Big Mouth, and more. Plus, Conan learns about his surprising impact on the human population as he and his team respond to a listener voicemail.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) ...

Jim Carrey.

August 10, 2020 04:00 - 54 minutes - 49.8 MB

Actor Jim Carrey feels warm all over about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Jim sits down with Conan to talk about the prophecies in his new book ‘Memoirs and Misinformation,’ deliberately getting into a fight with the audience, and balancing the introvert with the extrovert throughout his legendary career. Later, Conan faces the pressure as he gives another State of the Podcast address.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more ...

Jim Carrey

August 10, 2020 04:00 - 54 minutes - 74.6 MB

Actor Jim Carrey feels warm all over about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Jim sits down with Conan to talk about the prophecies in his new book ‘Memoirs and Misinformation,’ deliberately getting into a fight with the audience, and balancing the introvert with the extrovert throughout his legendary career. Later, Conan faces the pressure as he gives another State of the Podcast address.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more ...

W. Kamau Bell

August 03, 2020 04:00 - 1 hour - 93.6 MB

Comedian and writer W. Kamau Bell feels cautiously optimistic, but still not great about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Kamau sits down with Conan to talk about meeting Anthony Bourdain, doing bits with his kids, and tolerating discomfort. Later, Conan’s assistant Sona recounts losing her wallet.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.

W. Kamau Bell.

August 03, 2020 04:00 - 1 hour - 62.4 MB

Comedian and writer W. Kamau Bell feels cautiously optimistic, but still not great about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Kamau sits down with Conan to talk about meeting Anthony Bourdain, doing bits with his kids, and tolerating discomfort. Later, Conan’s assistant Sona recounts losing her wallet.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Summer S'mores with Conan and the Chill Chums 6.

July 27, 2020 04:00 - 30 minutes - 27.9 MB

On the final Summer S’mores special, Conan and the Chill Chums discuss who Conan should expect to see at his own funeral. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Summer S'mores with Conan and the Chill Chums 6

July 27, 2020 04:00 - 30 minutes - 41.8 MB

On the final Summer S’mores special, Conan and the Chill Chums discuss who Conan should expect to see at his own funeral.

Summer S'mores with Conan and the Chill Chums 5

July 20, 2020 04:00 - 25 minutes - 34.6 MB

On another Summer S’mores special, Conan and the Chill Chums discuss the perfect murder.

Summer S'mores with Conan and the Chill Chums 5.

July 20, 2020 04:00 - 25 minutes - 23.1 MB

On another Summer S’mores special, Conan and the Chill Chums discuss the perfect murder. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Summer S’mores with Conan and the Chill Chums 4

July 13, 2020 04:00 - 28 minutes - 26.1 MB

Conan gives the Chill Chums some friendly criticisms during another Summer S’mores special.

Tom Hanks.

July 07, 2020 04:00 - 1 hour - 65.5 MB

Actor Tom Hanks feels grand about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Tom sits down with Conan to talk about recovering from COVID-19 in Australia, writing the screenplay for his new WWII-era film Greyhound, and the first thing he ever saw on YouTube.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Tom Hanks

July 07, 2020 04:00 - 1 hour - 98.3 MB

Actor Tom Hanks feels grand about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Tom sits down with Conan to talk about recovering from COVID-19 in Australia, writing the screenplay for his new WWII-era film Greyhound, and the first thing he ever saw on YouTube.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.

Summer S’mores with Conan and the Chill Chums 3

June 29, 2020 04:00 - 21 minutes - 19.8 MB

Conan and his team contemplate an alternate presidential history on another Summer S’mores special.

Introducing Literally! with Rob Lowe

June 25, 2020 04:00 - 6 minutes - 6.44 MB

Rob Lowe takes over Conan O'Brien Needs A Friend to share a clip from his new podcast, Literally! with Rob Lowe. Check out the first episode with special guest Chris Pratt now on Apple Podcasts: apple.co/literally

Summer S’mores with Conan and the Chill Chums 2

June 22, 2020 04:00 - 20 minutes - 19 MB

Conan’s team tries to induce chill-ness by any means necessary on another special Summer S’mores episode.

Summer S’mores with Conan and the Chill Chums 1

June 15, 2020 04:00 - 23 minutes - 21.9 MB

On the first installment of a special Summer S’mores series, Conan and his team loosen up by sharing memories of summers past.

Amy Schumer

June 08, 2020 04:00 - 1 hour - 85.2 MB

Comedian Amy Schumer feels fully indifferent about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Amy and Conan sit down to talk about comedians getting buff, cult leaders, debuting Amy Schumer Learns to Cook, and whether a baby can have “it”. Plus, Conan and his team celebrate the culmination of their second season with some parting thoughts.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.

Amy Schumer.

June 08, 2020 04:00 - 1 hour - 56.8 MB

Comedian Amy Schumer feels fully indifferent about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Amy and Conan sit down to talk about comedians getting buff, cult leaders, debuting Amy Schumer Learns to Cook, and whether a baby can have “it”. Plus, Conan and his team celebrate the culmination of their second season with some parting thoughts.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener f...

Rob Lowe.

June 01, 2020 04:00 - 1 hour - 58.1 MB

Actor Rob Lowe feels optimistic about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Rob and Conan sit down to talk about advice from Cary Grant and Paul Newman, what’s in store with Rob’s new podcast Literally! With Rob Lowe, and which Supreme Court justice Rob considers a friend. Plus, Conan reviews submitted pieces of risqué fan art.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for priv...

Rob Lowe

June 01, 2020 04:00 - 1 hour - 87.1 MB

Actor Rob Lowe feels optimistic about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Rob and Conan sit down to talk about advice from Cary Grant and Paul Newman, what’s in store with Rob’s new podcast Literally! With Rob Lowe, and which Supreme Court justice Rob considers a friend. Plus, Conan reviews submitted pieces of risqué fan art.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.

Russell Brand

May 25, 2020 04:00 - 1 hour - 84.8 MB

Comedian Russell Brand feels nervous about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Russell and Conan sit down to talk about the appearance of the sacred within the ordinary, making pain lucrative, and the constant of late-night talk shows in America. Later, Conan answers a listener question about which member of his team he would fire.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.  

Russell Brand.

May 25, 2020 04:00 - 1 hour - 56.5 MB

Comedian Russell Brand feels nervous about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Russell and Conan sit down to talk about the appearance of the sacred within the ordinary, making pain lucrative, and the constant of late-night talk shows in America. Later, Conan answers a listener question about which member of his team he would fire.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.   See omnystudio.com/policies/listener...

J. J. Abrams

May 18, 2020 04:00 - 1 hour - 96 MB

Filmmaker J.J. Abrams feels exceedingly lucky about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   J.J. sits down with Conan to discuss finding the confidence to take the reins on iconic franchises like Star Trek and Star Wars, how to cut together a good trailer, and getting his first gig writing the music for the 1982 horror film Nightbeast. Later, Conan considers his approach to ad reads as he and his team Review the Reviewers.     Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Co...

J. J. Abrams.

May 18, 2020 04:00 - 1 hour - 64 MB

Filmmaker J.J. Abrams feels exceedingly lucky about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   J.J. sits down with Conan to discuss finding the confidence to take the reins on iconic franchises like Star Trek and Star Wars, how to cut together a good trailer, and getting his first gig writing the music for the 1982 horror film Nightbeast. Later, Conan considers his approach to ad reads as he and his team Review the Reviewers.     Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Co...

Mike Myers

May 11, 2020 04:00 - 1 hour - 83.8 MB

Actor Mike Myers feels prehensile about being Conan O’Brien’s friend   Mike sits down with Conan to talk about treating the audience as the boss, sharing his iconic comedic filmography with his kids, and the “cinema bleak” of Canada. Later, Conan gets frantic with a one-off segment titled “Maybe I’m As Big a Nerd As Gourley”.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.

Mike Myers.

May 11, 2020 04:00 - 1 hour - 55.9 MB

Actor Mike Myers feels prehensile about being Conan O’Brien’s friend   Mike sits down with Conan to talk about treating the audience as the boss, sharing his iconic comedic filmography with his kids, and the “cinema bleak” of Canada. Later, Conan gets frantic with a one-off segment titled “Maybe I’m As Big a Nerd As Gourley”.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for ...

Ted Danson

May 04, 2020 04:00 - 1 hour - 87.8 MB

Actor Ted Danson feels oddly comforted about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Ted and Conan sit down to talk about false humility, being recognized (while wearing a mask), and pandemic farts. Plus, Conan shares a touching clip from the set-up of the remote recording.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.

Ted Danson.

May 04, 2020 04:00 - 1 hour - 58.6 MB

Actor Ted Danson feels oddly comforted about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Ted and Conan sit down to talk about false humility, being recognized (while wearing a mask), and pandemic farts. Plus, Conan shares a touching clip from the set-up of the remote recording.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Guests

Dana Carvey
9 Episodes
Matt Gourley
8 Episodes
Bob Newhart
4 Episodes
Michelle Obama
4 Episodes
Andy Richter
3 Episodes
Bill Hader
2 Episodes
David Sedaris
2 Episodes
Dax Shepard
2 Episodes
Eric Idle
2 Episodes
Howard Stern
2 Episodes
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
2 Episodes
Kristen Bell
2 Episodes
Kumail Nanjiani
2 Episodes
nicole byer
2 Episodes
Nicole Byer
2 Episodes
Pete Holmes
2 Episodes
Stephen Colbert
2 Episodes
Thomas Middleditch
2 Episodes
Tig Notaro
2 Episodes
Wanda Sykes
2 Episodes
Al Franken
1 Episode
Jim Gaffigan
1 Episode
Judd Apatow
1 Episode
Malcolm Gladwell
1 Episode
Nikki Glaser
1 Episode
Whitney Cummings
1 Episode