I’m so ready to fangirl and hope to score tickets to Conan O’Brien at Comic-Con 2018! He’s bringing Breaking Bad for the 10th Anniversary of the Show, stars of Glass, The Predator AND Aquaman with more surprises to be announced!
Wednesday, July 18
The Cast of Breaking Bad starring Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Anna
Gunn, Dean Norris, Betsy Brandt, RJ Mitte, Giancarlo Esposito, Bob
Odenkirk and show creator Vince Gilligan
Thursday, July 19
The Cast of The Predator
starring Olivia Munn, Keegan-Michael Key,
Sterling K. Brown, Thomas Jane, Trevante Rhodes, Alfie Allen, Augusto
Aguilera, Jake Busey, Yvonne Strahovski and director Shane Black
Saturday, July 21
The Cast of Glass starring Samuel L. Jackson, James McAvoy, Bruce
Willis, Sarah Paulson, Anya Taylor-Joy and writer/director M. Night
Sunday, July 22
The Cast of Aquaman: To Be Announced
He’s taping from Wednesday, July 18 to Saturday, July 21st at Spreckels Theatre with episodes airing 11PM (ET/PT) on TBS and the next day on TBS, Team Coco digital, mobile and VOD platforms. Lucky CONAN audience members will receive one of four limited edition Funko Pop! Vinyl Figures
available during Comic
® International but if you aren’t able to score a ticket don’t despair. CONAN will have an opportunity for a Nightly Instant Win Giveaway all you have to do is watch TBS for the code each night during the SDCC episodes. Than enter the code at teamcoco.com
each night for your chance to win! Also, follow @conancon
on Instagram for more information and giveaways throughout Comic
® International. Team Coco has partnered with Directv NOW for exclusive behind-the-scene photos, giveaways, ticket and celebrity guest updates + MORE
to give fans at home access to bonus content if you can’t be in more than one place at a time!
PLUS if your attending SDCC keep an eye out for Team Coco and SNICKERS® brand ambassadors in the Gaslamp District to show off your best or worst CONAN’s iconic string dance for social-ready GIFs and SNICKERS® bars! So get your dancing skills ready for a job well done or as a boost to help fight off those hunger symptoms when your hangry!
State Farm® will be awarding VIP tickets to attend that night’s Team Coco House Comedy Show & tickets for the next day to Spreckles Theatre!
For tickets and more information about CONAN‘s San Diego shows, please visit teamcoco.com/comiccon
CONAN airs Monday–Thursday at 11 p.m. (ET/PT) on TBS. The show is produced by Conaco LLC, with Jeff Ross serving as executive producer.
TBS, a division of Turner, is one of basic cable’s top entertainment networks with young adults, and home to the most popular and critically acclaimed comedies on cable — Angie Tribeca, CONAN, The Detour, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, The Guest Book , The Last O.G., Search Party, and Wrecked — as well as animated series American Dad!, Final Space and Tarantula. TBS’ slate of unscripted series includes competition show Drop the Mic and Snoop Dogg Presents The Joker’s Wild. Upcoming comedies include Miracle Workers and Close Enough. In addition, the TBS lineup includes popular comedy hits like Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Family Guy, The Cleveland Show, Bob’s Burgers, The Big Bang Theory, New Girl and 2 Broke Girls; blockbuster movies; and live coverage of Major League Baseball’s regular and post-season play, the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship and ELEAGUE, Turner’s eSports gaming competition.
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As we count down the final days of President Barack Obama leading our nation I am excited to see the critically acclaimed film Barry premiering on Netflix. I haven’t had the pleasure of seeing the film but this preview has me excited to see a dramatization of the man who grew up to be president.
The film is before Michelle Obama instead it’s a ‘slice of life’ as he learns to negotiate his life as a black man of mixed heritage who LOOKS black. President Obama never had the choice to live as a white man or even one that is ‘racially ambiguous’ but instead with his chocolate complexion, kinky hair, full lips and nose he was (likely) always treated, as he was perceived a black man. No sheltering by a beloved mother or grandparents can shield you from the little indignities of being black in America. Especially when you aren’t in the ‘lane’ some expect you to stay in where you are not expected to go to state college let alone a prestigious Ivy League.
One of the things that always made me understand our President is what it’s like forging a path when you are a person of color who grew up in a predominately white area. I remember when I went to college deciding to explore my ‘black’ side and hanging with other African American students. Quite a few made me feel unwelcome that I wasn’t black enough because I spoke without a dialect. Didn’t grow up listening to the same music and found the food they ate to be unfamiliar or not to my liking. They even mocked the way I danced so much that I stopped dancing around them after the white girl who was ‘down’ said ‘I’m blacker than you’. I remember everyone laughed at me and I thought what the heck.
I can only sympathize with Barack having to navigate that path without the foundation of a close knit family who always felt I was ‘OK’ (if not a bit odd) a great representation of black brains and beauty destined for great things. I of course never set my sights so high as the Presidency!
I look forward to watching this film on Netflix premiering December 16th just in time to enjoy the last Obama White House Christmas.
A NETFLIX ORIGINAL FILM AND ONE OF THE MOST TALKED ABOUT CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED FILMS AT THIS YEAR’S TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
A young Barack Obama, known to his friends as “Barry,” arrives in New York City in the fall of 1981 to begin his junior year at Columbia University. In a crime-ridden and racially charged environment, Barry finds himself pulled between various social spheres and struggles to maintain a series of increasingly strained relationships with his Kansas-born mother, his estranged Kenyan father, and his classmates. BARRY is the story of a young man grappling with those same issues that his country, and arguably the world, are still coming to terms with 35 years later.
BARRY stars newcomer Devon Terrell in a deeply felt breakout performance as the young student, and features a strong supporting cast including Ashley Judd (DIVERGENT, DOUBLE JEOPARDY), Jenna Elfman (FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS, BIG STONE GAP), and up-and-comers Anya Taylor-Joy (THE WITCH), Jason Mitchell (STRAIGHT OUT OF COMPTON), Ellar Coltraine (BOYHOOD) and Avi Nash (LEARNING TO DRIVE, “Silicon Valley”) directed/produced by Vikram Gandhi.
BARRY was produced by Black Bear Pictures and Cinetic Media. Dana O’Keefe, Teddy Schwarzman, Ben Stillman, and Vikram Gandhi produced the film. Daniel Steinman executive produced.
A NETFLIX ORIGINAL AVAILABLE ON DECEMBER 16TH
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