Conan Stars In North Korea’s First Late Night Talk Show

Late-night talk show host Conan O’Brien traveled to South Korea this month for a special comedic broadcast with his friend, Steven Yeun, a Korean-American actor and star of The Walking Dead. Highlights from their visit included a trip to the World Tae Kwon Do headquarters (Kukkiwon), a lesson in enlightenment at the Bokwangsa Buddhist Temple, and a behind the scenes look at the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ). This overseas broadcast marked O’Brien’s fourth international show—previous programs included Cuba, Armenia and Qatar—and offered a glimpse of both the cultural heritage and history of South Korea, as well as the public diplomacy value of comedy in connecting people in dialogue. 

Conan Stars In North Korea’s First Late Night Talk Show

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