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O'Brien's creative crew gets TBS special

'Team Coco Presents...' to feature Andy Richter, show writers

NEW YORK -- TBS continues to put support behind Conan O'Brien and friends ahead of his late-night debut on the Turner network this fall.

TBS and comedy festival partner Just for Laughs will bring Andy Richter and O'Brien's writers to Chicago next month for a show and TBS special with the working title "Team Coco Presents Conan's Writers Live."

The one-hour special will be taped during the second annual TBS Presents a "Very Funny" Festival: Just for Laughs.

O'Brien side-kick Richter, musical comedian Reggie Watts, who is opening for O'Brien on "The Legally Prohibited from Being Funny on Television Tour," and several of O'Brien's writers will be part of the lineup of the show, which has previously played in LA.

The show takes place on June 17, with the special premiering on TBS on June 27.