Conan O'Brien weighing live tour

Talk show host may perform at U.S., European venues

Conan O'Brien may be taking his act on the road and even overseas.

The former "Tonight Show" host is weighing a tour that would take him directly to his fans, according to a person familiar with the proposal.

The person, who was not authorized to publicly discuss the plans, spoke on condition of anonymity.

Details are unsettled, the person said, but O'Brien may perform live in U.S. venues, including college campuses, and head to Europe. An O'Brien spokesman declined comment.

As part from his settlement with NBC over his exit from "Tonight," O'Brien is not allowed to make TV appearances until September but the pact doesn't bar him from doing live performances.

The tour could be a prelude to a new talk show for the comedian, who left "Tonight" in January when NBC tried to bump him to a midnight slot. Possibilities include Fox, which expressed interest.

Jay Leno reclaims "Tonight" next month.