Viral Remote "Ice Cube, Kevin Hart and Conan Help A Student Driver" Generates
More Than 26 Million Views to Become the Show's Most-Watched Clip Ever
Five years after TBS's CONAN began revolutionizing late-night television by harnessing the power of digital, mobile and social media, Conan O'Brien and Team Coco continue to build on the show's commanding online presence. Among several new milestones reached this month, the Team Coco YouTube Channel has surpassed 2 billion video views, with fans clocking more than 6.2 billion minutes of viewing time. The channel, which features clips from current and past episodes of CONAN, along with online-exclusive music and comedy, has grown its fan base, as well, climbing to more than 3.5 million subscribers.
In addition to the overall success of its YouTube channel, CONAN is reaching new heights with its popular video remotes. The critically acclaimed "Ice Cube, Kevin Hart and Conan Help a Student Driver" segment, has generatedmore than 26 million video views on YouTube and the Team Coco website since debuting Jan. 5, making itthe most watched clip in the history of CONAN on TBS. The remote features the stars of Universal Pictures' Ride Along 2, Ice Cube and Kevin Hart.
"Ice Cube, Kevin Hart and Conan Help a Student Driver"
Conan O'Brien and Team Coco continue to be a major force in social media, as well, collectively drawing more than 19.5 million Twitter followers and 2.7 million Facebook fans.
CONAN 's online achievements come as the show continues to draw the youngest audience of any of its hour-long competitors in late night. CONAN is also enjoying a growth trend in traditional television ratings, including an +8% increase among adults 18-49 in December (vs. November) and a +5% lift in January (vs. December). In addition, CONAN has seen ratings spikes over the past year for its special road trip episodes, the latest of which – Mission CONAN, featuring O'Brien and First Lady Michelle Obama on their recent trip to Qatar– premieres tonight.
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.
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TBS is basic cable's #1 entertainment network with young adults. Available across multiple platforms in 95 million homes, TBS features bold, original scripted comedies, including American Dad!, Angie Tribeca and the upcoming The Detour, Wrecked, Search Party and People of Earth. The network also presents exciting competition series, such as the upcoming Separation Anxiety and America's Greatest Makers. In late night, TBS is home to CONAN, starring Conan O'Brien, and the upcoming Full Frontal with Samantha Bee. In addition, the TBS lineup includes popular comedy hits like Family Guy, The Big Bang Theory 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 the brand new eSports gaming league.
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