"He has become the most famous out-of-work American.
Save for a few weeks of vacation after he signed off Jan. 22 as "Tonight Show" host, Conan O'Brien has stayed in the news. First, he launched a Twitter account, then came the announcement of his 40-city comedy tour, and now attention has shifted to what he will do next on TV.
The camp of the late-night host has engaged with Fox, long considered the most logical new TV home for O'Brien, whose sensibility is in sync with that network's core young-male demographic.
But talks are in preliminary stages, and the two sides have not been in communication the past two weeks."