Conan O'Brien to officiate gay wedding on show, claims it's not a publicity stunt

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Late night talk show host Conan O'Brien is trying to breath a little excitement into his low-rated program. And he'll do it with a tried-and-true gimmick, an on-air wedding. When the TBS program celebrates its one-year anniversary next week, they'll take their show on the road to New York's Beacon Theater. It is there that O'Brien will officiate the wedding between one of his long-time staffers and his boyfriend, Vulture is reporting. This follows the recent law passed in New York state allowing for gay marriage, something that is still against the law in California where "Conan" is taped. Show sources tell Vulture this isn't a publicity stunt, but that's hard to imagine given the fact that it's...well...a televised wedding and O'Brien is well behind other late night programs. O'Brien's show is only pulling a 0.4 in the coveted 18-49 demo, half of what Letterman, Jon Stewart and Leno are getting on their respective programs....


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