Conan O’Brien To Headline White House Correspondents Dinner

Late-night comedian Conan O’Brien has been tapped to headline this year’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner in Washington, Fox News reported Wednesday. Ed Henry, White House Correspondents Association President and Fox News White House correspondent, said: “Conan is one of television’s most innovative and influential talents and I am absolutely thrilled that he has agreed to be this year’s featured act. As social media has changed all aspects of the media business, Conan has embraced this shifting landscape to become a creative force both online as well as in the traditional television model.”

The dinner is scheduled for April 27. O’Brien headlined the 1995 dinner. Watch his appearance below:

 

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