Conan: Jay Leno Not Welcome On My New Show
Conan O'Brien has revealed he is banning Jay Leno from his new TBS show.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, O'Brien told Playboy in an interview that Leno will never be invited onto the show, which launches on Monday.
"He can come as the musical guest, because that I want to see; no one knows he has an operatic range," O'Brien joked in the interview, before turning serious. "No, there are certain things I will not do, regardless of the price."
O'Brien also told the magazine that he isn't bitter about the fiasco over "The Tonight Show" that saw him leave NBC after 17 years with the network.
"I thought it could end up being the most important moment of my television career. It still could be," he said. "I have had too many good things happen in my career to end on any kind of bitter note. ... And as crazy as this sounds, my career with NBC was overwhelmingly positive until this."