Samsung teams with Conan O’Brien for new FAST channel

Samsung Electronics America has teamed up with talk show host and writer-producer Conan O’Brien to bring his show Conan exclusively to Samsung TV Plus viewers as a FAST channel starting next month. The Conan O’Brien TV channel will launch exclusive on the Samsung FAST platform.

The channel will deliver 24/7 programming, curated as 30-minute collections of clips featuring the best of Conan’s late-night archives, including sketch comedy, celebrity guests and more.

The clips will showcase celebrity interviews with stars including John Hamm, Ryan Reynolds, Tom Hanks, Tom Cruise, Kevin Hart, Will Ferrell, Lisa Kudrow, Gal Godot, Kate McKinnon, Martin Short, Martha Stewart, Jack McBrayer, Mindy Kaling, Jack Black and Justin Bieber. It will also feature well-known segments like Triumph the Insult Dog and Clueless Gamer.

The Conan O’Brien TV channel has around 100 hours of programming lined up to date.

Samsung TV Plus currently offers about 2,000 FAST channels globally, reaching 24 countries.

“We are thrilled to expand the reach of the show in partnership with one of the best brands in the world. Samsung TV Plus is the ideal home for Conan’s first FAST channel, given the scale and credibility of the service within the FAST sector. It allows us to instantly share some of the best moments of the show with our loyal fans and to reach new ones,” said Jeff Ross, executive producer.

“We are in a golden era of content creation and Samsung TV Plus is fiercely committed to staying at the cutting edge of the premium programming that consumers want. Samsung is proud to launch Conan’s first FAST channel and bring his signature brand of comedy to millions of Samsung TV Plus users. We greatly value our collaboration with such innovative and creative partners and look forward to continuing our efforts to deliver laughs, fun and entertainment to audiences at home and on-the-go,” said Salek Brodsky, SVP and general manager of Samsung TV Plus.

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