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Jennifer Lawrence talks John Stamos, Puppy Bowl, and beer on 'Conan' -- VIDEO

Jennifer Lawrence is just like you: She’s open about a crush on John Stamos from his Full House days, and thinks the Puppy Bowl is “genius.”

Lawrence continued her quest for total talk show domination last night on Conan, with an appearance that started off on a gushing note. “I’ve been watching the show for 15 years and I’m 22 years old,” she said. “The producer said to me, ‘Andy Richter’s going to hug you,’ and I started tearing up.” She explained that prior to this interview, O’Brien had swung by her dressing room and she had forced him to do many of his signature bits for her, including the String Dance.

The love was clearly mutual. While O’Brien praised her performance in Silver Linings Playbook, he also had fun teasing the star, who could more than keep up with him. While talking about a Super Bowl party she threw for her friends at her house, she explained that her plans were more about a little event that happened prior to the big game. “It was just a lot of drinking, I guess,” Lawrence said of the party. “We watched the Puppy Bowl…. It’s just puppies! And then they have a little camera in the water bowl — it’s genius!” READ FULL STORY

Kristen Stewart discusses sex scenes on 'Conan' -- VIDEO

If you think Kristen Stewart seems uncomfortable during interviews, just imagine how awkwardly she must have felt while filming “aggressive” sex scenes for Breaking Dawn — Part 2.

Stewart discussed her on-screen discomfort on Conan last night, confessing that vampire lovemaking isn’t all glitter and sunshine. Her character Bella may finally be “on top,” but Stewart said the director’s technique of shooting a close-up of her “schmexy faces” during those sex scenes made her want to shoot herself. What’s that, a pun from Stewart? She really is a new woman!

Mindy Kaling kisses-and-tells about 'harassing' the hot actors she gets to smooch -- VIDEO

Mindy Kaling was on Conan last night (She used to intern there!) talking about her harem of attractive hunks on The Mindy Project, all of whom she seems to be kissing quite a bit. As creator of the show, she casts the guys her character will wind up involved with, a privilege she told Conan O’Brien is the entire reason she’s doing a television show at all.

And really, with Seth Meyers, Ed Helms and Bill Hader — not to mention regulars Ed Weeks and Chris Messina — hanging around, who can blame her for taking full advantage of her authority?

According to Kaling, the perks include slipping some tongue action to their scripted kissing, something she learned was frowned upon in the TV business. “When I do it on the show now, it’s the worst kind of sexual harassment,” she jokingly said. “Because I’m the boss. They’re afraid to complain.”

Watch below, where Kaling also explains how hard it is to not tell her charming co-stars, “I love you”: READ FULL STORY

Sarah Silverman does obscene things with an iPhone on 'Conan'

While guesting on Conan last night, Sarah Silverman inadvertently wound up demonstrating the whole reason for the existence of smartphones in the modern age. “I came up with a craft that you can do with a phone,” Silverman explained to host Conan O’Brien, who seemed to know that he was walking into something terrible and had no choice but to move forward. “Turn your head to the side. Let your mouth be loose and natural, but put your lips together and put your tongue out just a tiny bit.” She took his picture. And the rest is history, except history that will soon be playing out in junior high schools across this great land Watch the full video below, and ask yourself whether the pixelation actually makes things worse: READ FULL STORY

'Arrested Development': Conan O'Brien tweets first official photo from the new episodes

Today’s news: it’s not all doom and gloom and flying cows! This morning, Conan O’Brien tweeted what he’s calling the “first official photo from the new Arrested Development.” It’s sure to cheer up any Hurricane Sandy-struck AD fans who feel like they’re about to blue themselves. Here’s the shot:

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Conan O'Brien shows off perfect 10 look with dreads -- VIDEO

Conan O’Brien has always been a perfect 10 in my book, but the late-night host looked especially alluring last night.

Coco showed off a 1970s Bo Derek-esque look, complete with real dreadlocks and a spray tan. I don’t care what his sidekick Andy Richter said, the orange glow really brought out his baby blues and ginger roots. “I wish we had time to get a slow-mo shot of you coming out of the ocean,” Richter joked.

O’Brien said he thought his hairdresser was going to supply a wig for him to wear, only to find out he had to get actual cornrows. “The cornrows up here took an hour. The ones down below took two,” he said.

He made a promise to fans last week during the Night of Too Many Stars telethon to don dreads in return for donations to autism research. So it was a win-win deal.

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Conan O'Brien and Andy Richter to appear in new 'Arrested' eps -- VIDEO

Chareth Richter lives!

According to Will Arnett, his buddies Conan O’Brien and Andy Richter will both appear in Arrested Development‘s hotly anticipated fourth season. The comedian broke the news during last night’s Conan. “I don’t want to give away too much,” Arnett said slyly, “but let me put it this way: There are a few people on this stage tonight who are a part of [season 4].”

He looked back and forth between O’Brien and Richter. “And I think we know who we are.” It wasn’t an illusion — watch for yourself here:

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At long last, David Letterman to appear on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

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Jimmy Kimmel might just be David Letterman’s biggest fan.

“I’d draw Dave’s face on every book cover. I was like a teenage girl in love with him,” Kimmel told The Hollywood Reporter, speaking of his childhood admiration for the late-night host. Well, now that infatuation has finally come to fruition – Letterman has agreed to appear on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Kimmel’s own late-night talk show will broadcast from the Brooklyn Academy of Music from Oct. 29 to Nov. 2, and Letterman – who turned down an invitation to be Kimmel’s first guest – will join Stephen Colbert, John Stewart, and others opposite Kimmel. Musical acts for the week’s Brooklyn run include Alicia Keys, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, and the Avett Brothers.

Of course, it’s nothing new for talk show hosts to appear on each others’ shows. In fact, the world of late-night comedy shows seems like a cozy little town populated by a few marginally handsome men with penchants for self-deprecation. So in light of this news, here are five great show-hopping moments in late-night TV.

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James Van Der Beek on 'Conan': Too hot for TV -- VIDEO

How hot is meta, grown-up James Van Der Beek? So hot that his interview on Conan last night got interrupted by an actual fire alarm.

One minute, Van Der Beek was describing his douchey Don’t Trust the B—– in Apt. 23 character and complimenting Conan O’Brien’s high, tight butt — the next, their conversation was pierced by a high-pitched screeching sound. “So let me get this straight, James Van Der Beek,” Conan joked as the alarm grew louder. “You wait 14 years — 14 years — ’til it’s safe to come back on this show” — the host and the former teen idol hadn’t chatted since The Beek’s Dawson’s Creek days — “and there’s a f–in’ fire alarm!”

Then Conan threw to commercial so his crew could quiet the noise (or, you know, put out the fire). Watch it here:

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Bob Costas disses NBC's Olympics coverage on 'Conan' -- VIDEO

A few weeks ago, America’s collective shaming of NBC was approaching gratuitous levels. How many times can a nation complain about Ryan Seacrest’s Olympics interviews? But by now, the wave of criticism has ebbed — meaning that we can once more enjoy well-worded Peacock disses, especially if they’re delivered in Bob Costas’s dulcet tones.

The sportscaster visited his ex network-mate Conan O’Brien last night. In between anecdotes about Yogi Berra and his old job as an encyclopedia salesman, Costas was asked if he was pleased, in the end, with NBC’s London telecasts. That led Costas to give an inspired little speech about how the network chose to air a “monkey in a lab coat” instead of a Closing Ceremony performance by the Who. He ended with this zinger: “I’m sure you’d be the first to attest, Conan, that when it comes to the tough calls, NBC usually gets it right.”

See Costas burn the hand that feeds him below:

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