262 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 • 48.3K 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.

    Shawshank O’Brien

    Shawshank O’Brien

    Conan talks with Walt in North Carolina about what it’s like to work on death row and how Conan would fare as a prison warden.


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

    • 16 min
    Live With Bill Hader At The Wiltern Theater

    Live With Bill Hader At The Wiltern Theater

    Bill Hader joins Conan live at the Wiltern Theater to talk about the first time he met Arnold Schwarzenegger, bits that never die, and coping with anxiety. Plus, Conan and his team take audience questions about how Conan would break into the industry today, moments that make them glad to be alive, and more.


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

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

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Elle Fanning

    Elle Fanning

    Actress Elle Fanning feels honored about being Conan O’Brien’s pretty good friend.

    Elle and Conan sit down to discuss taking liberties with history on The Great, famous relatives, and her new drama miniseries The Girl from Plainville. Plus, Conan recounts his pre-late night success with his boy band during the State of the Podcast.


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

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

    • 1 hr 5 min
    The Stressed Pelvis

    The Stressed Pelvis

    Conan talks to Lindsay from Halifax about her work with sensory deprivation chambers and Conan’s personal meditation practice.


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

    • 27 min
    Paul F. Tompkins

    Paul F. Tompkins

    Comedian Paul F. Tompkins feels cautiously optimistic about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.

    Paul sits down with Conan to discuss getting started in one of the hardest cities for stand-up comedy, the origin behind his trademark gentleman’s wear, and his live variety show Varietopia. Later, Conan muses at the list of books purchased on his stolen Kindle.

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

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

    • 1 hr 1 min
    The Body Man

    The Body Man

    Conan chats with Tyler from Mississippi Mills about being a bus driver, feeling unsafe on the job, and what disses Conan would sling at his younger self.


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

    • 24 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
48.3K Ratings

48.3K Ratings

Nakamura Aiko ,

Never have I ever

I have never thought this was going to have fun with a podcast. So funny! Especially when Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish was on here

Btallon ,

Blue moon and great podcast!

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Dossohyeah ,

Hands down

Hands down the funniest podcast out there.
Conan’s comedy reach could wrap the world 10 times over. The improv and talk show background makes him perfect for this outlet!
If I had one critique, it would to tone down the
“Hate for Conan” it’s funny for a while but…
Consider yourself lucky to bask in the glow of a comedy genius 🤣
You guys are amazing and thanks for the laughs!

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