Comedian and late night TV host Conan O’Brien’s Clueless Gamer segment is being spun into a series, apparently, TBS president Kevin Reilly has revealed.
He told The Hollywood Reporter that production on the show, which will apparently retain the name Clueless Gamer, will begin in February. According to Reilly, the new Clueless Gamer series will keep the same general formula as the existing web series where Conan plays video games and makes fun of them, oftentimes with celebrities at his side.
Some video games pay to be on Clueless Gamer as a form of advertising, but the show has apparently been such a hit that publishers are now just giving Conan their new games in hopes that he’ll promote them.
“We’ve gotten to the point where video game companies are sending us their new product for us...