289 episodes

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.

Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend Team Coco

    • Comedy
    • 4.8 • 143 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.

    Aubrey Plaza

    Aubrey Plaza

    Actress, comedian, and producer Aubrey Plaza feels totally fine about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.

    Aubrey sits down with Conan to discuss playing basketball in disguise, getting cast in her breakout role as April Ludgate on Parks and Recreation, and her new movie Emily the Criminal. Later, Sona’s assistant David Hopping tells the tale of how he came to work under Conan.


    Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.

    For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    The ‘Couve

    The ‘Couve

    Conan speaks with Connor from Vancouver about directing animated features and the hardships of height.



    Wanna get a chance to talk to Conan? Submit here: TeamCoco.com/CallConan

    • 18 min
    Jeff Ross

    Jeff Ross

    Comedian Jeff Ross feels tan about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.

    Jeff sits down with Conan to talk about learning from the great Don Rickles, his reaction to “the slap,” great moments in roast comedy history, and memories of some of the great comics lost in recent years. Later, Conan and his crew reveal the surprising and controversial way they made national news headlines.



    Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.

    For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Conan Sits Down with his Significant Other

    Conan Sits Down with his Significant Other

    Conan sits down with his significant other, Liza Powel O’Brien, in this very special bonus episode from her own podcast, Significant Others. Listen as Liza and Conan chat about all things Abe and Mary Lincoln.

    • 21 min
    912, What's Your Emergency?

    912, What's Your Emergency?

    Conan talks to Taylor from Salt Lake City about working as a 911 operator and to walk through an emergency simulation.


    Wanna get a chance to talk to Conan? Submit here: TeamCoco.com/CallConan

    • 20 min
    B.J. Novak

    B.J. Novak

    Actor, writer, and comedian B.J. Novak feels excited, but cautious about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.

    B.J. sits down with Conan to talk about hailing from rival towns, the personal impact of Bob Saget, working on Punk’D, and B.J.’s new film Vengeance. Plus, Conan’s wife Liza stops by to share stories from her new podcast “Significant Others.”

    Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.

    For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.

    • 1 hr 3 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
143 Ratings

143 Ratings

foodcourt pigeon ,

Listening to COFAN while swimming

Today I listened to the Jake Gyllenhaal episode during my swim sesh as I didn’t manage to finish it during lunch. I literally LOL in water when Conan said something about how he could have done great in sport if he’s actually good at sport. Today I learnt one can laugh in water and not drown.

Now, I’m gonna re-listen to the Flula Borg episode again. Hope I don’t choke.

Discount Baby Yoda ,

The chemistry is phenomenal

This is the first podcast which I’ve ever binge-listened to, and I regret nothing.

On a scale of 27 to 69, where 27 is okay, 52 is amazing and 69 is not bad… this is definitely a 32.7. KEDAKAI! As God made her!

kk_chan ,

CONAF is my favourite drug, highly recommended

Only started listening to this late last year and I’ve Finally caught up with all the episodes of Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend.

Am a late fan of Conan O’Brien, and love his show. But this podcast feels so personal, Conan’s bits/rifts are absolutely funny, the interaction with Sona and Matt is lovely and blood ticking..
Sona is my workplace role model, and Matt is just so cool and amazing at everything. Love the chill chumps!

I can’t put in words how much this podcast has helped me with working from home, and I’ve been wfh since Apr 2020. It’s kept me sane and staying positive about things.

I highly recommend this podcast to anyone. Drug needed or not.

P.S. I love Conan’s laughter, it’s another of my favourite drug. My mum doesn’t understand English but she laughs along whenever she hears Conan’s laughter. Then I showed her on tv who Conan is, and she looked shocked.. Still don’t know if it’s good shock but we still love your laughter!

Looking forward to more episodes every week! Great work everyone at CONAF!

Love from Singapore! ❤️❤️❤️

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