There’s a lot that’s entertaining about the current late night network comedy fiasco - something about the meta-comedy of comedians talking about their shows and their networks and their rivalries seems work well.
But what I find fascinating is watching Conan now that he knows his show is canceled, but still on the air, while he despises his employers and ridicules them. There seems to a wonderful joy and absurdity in the inevitability of cancellation combined with the bizarre game theory from arcane contracts that keeps him on the air for weeks using a network show to mock that very network.
By fascinating, I think I mean I find it very satisfying personally to watch.
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