Conan O'Brien will become the first late-night host to resume filming on stage on July 6

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Conan O'Brien will become the first late-night host to resume filming on stage on July 6

Conan O'Brien will become the first late-night host to resume filming on stage next week after moving show to LA theaterConan O'Brien

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Conan O’Brien will become the first late-night host to resume filming on stage next week after moving show to LA theater

  • Conan O’Brien will beginning shooting his eponymous talk show at Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles, according to Deadline
  • His move to the intimate theater will make him the first late-night host to stop filming from home
  • The comedian will film with minimal crew and no audience.
  •  Conan will begin shooting on July 6 in accordance with safety protocols
  • O’Brien performed his stand-up show at the theater years before starting Late Night

Conan O’Brien will be the first late-night talk show host to resume filming on stage starting Monday, July 6. 

The 57-year-old comedian will be moving from his home studio setup to the stage of Los Angeles’ Largo at the Coronet theater, Deadline reported Thursday.

The move will be in accordance with government and industry safety rules, and the tapings will be done without an audience to decrease the likelihood of a COVID-19 outbreak.

Back at it: Conan O'Brien, 57, will become the first late-night host to leave his home studio when he resumes filming TBS' Conan at LA's Largo at the Coronet on July 6; shown in May 2019

Back at it: Conan O’Brien, 57, will become the first late-night host to leave his home studio when he resumes filming TBS’ Conan at LA’s Largo at the Coronet on July 6; shown in May 2019

‘I got started doing improv at the Coronet in 1986 and I’m glad we’ve figured out a way to safely keep that theater going during this lockdown,’ O’Brien said in a statement.

His new filming plans seem to be a blessing for Largo, which has been dark since Los Angeles’ coronavirus lockdown began in March. 

‘We are thrilled that Conan and his great team reached out and offered to help us through these awful times. We have a long history together and look forward to many more great years to come,’ said Mark Flanagan, the theater’s owner.

Coming home: 'I got started doing improv at the Coronet in 1986 and I¿m glad we¿ve figured out a way to safely keep that theater going during this lockdown,' O'Brien said in a statement; Largo at the Coronet shown in 2008

Coming home: ‘I got started doing improv at the Coronet in 1986 and I’m glad we’ve figured out a way to safely keep that theater going during this lockdown,’ O’Brien said in a statement; Largo at the Coronet shown in 2008

Helping hand: 'We are thrilled that Conan and his great team reached out and offered to help us through these awful times,' said Mark Flanagan, the theater's owner; Conan pictured with Antonio Banderas

Helping hand: ‘We are thrilled that Conan and his great team reached out and offered to help us through these awful times,’ said Mark Flanagan, the theater’s owner; Conan pictured with Antonio Banderas

Since late March, O’Brien has been filming Conan from his home on an iPhone while the rest of his production team also works remotely.

He previously filmed his show at the Warner Bros. studio in Burbank, California.

His fellow late-night hosts will likely be keeping a close eye on the success of Conan’s new move as they plan out ways to restart their own shows.

Despite O’Brien and a skeleton crew being at Largo, all of his guests will continue to be interviewed via Zoom chats.  

Historic: Largo began as a nightclub and has been popular with comics and musicians since the late 1980s. It moved to the intimate Coronet Theatre in 2008; an improv show from 2017

Historic: Largo began as a nightclub and has been popular with comics and musicians since the late 1980s. It moved to the intimate Coronet Theatre in 2008; an improv show from 2017

Old home: O'Brien previously filmed his show at the Warner Bros. studio in Burbank, California

 Old home: O’Brien previously filmed his show at the Warner Bros. studio in Burbank, California

Largo has long been a favorite among comedians and musicians in LA since its founding in the late 1980s.

The club was later closed and moved to the intimate Coronet Theatre in 2008, at which point it became Largo at the Coronet.

In addition to moving his show, O’Brien’s Team Coco plans to turn its monthly live stand-up show into a digital stream.

Team Coco Live: Moses Storm & Friends will begin streaming on Twitch, a service best known for live-streaming video games, on Thursday, July 9.

Lo-fi: Since late March, O'Brien has been filming Conan from his home on an iPhone while the rest of his production team also works remotely

Lo-fi: Since late March, O’Brien has been filming Conan from his home on an iPhone while the rest of his production team also works remotely

Going digital: In addition to moving his show, O'Brien's Team Coco plans to turn its monthly live stand-up show into a digital stream on Twitch

Going digital: In addition to moving his show, O’Brien’s Team Coco plans to turn its monthly live stand-up show into a digital stream on Twitch

California only eased restrictions on filming back in June, and so far productions have been slow to restart.

The CBS soap opera The Bold And The Beautiful was one of the first shows to begin filming again on June 17.

The Young And The Restless, also from CBS, plans to resume filming on July 6.

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