Conan O'Brien Injured During "Tonight" Taping

O'Brien hits his head during show, is treated at hospital

By Caitlin Millat
|  Sunday, Sep 27, 2009  |  Updated 10:36 AM EDT
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Conan O'Brien was hit on the head during the taping of his NBC show Friday afternoon, prompting the network to reair the broadcast later in the evening.

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Conan O'Brien was hit on the head during the taping of his NBC show Friday evening, prompting the network to air a rerun of the show rather than the episode that was planned to air that night.

O'Brien was hit in the head during a stunt while taping the show, a rep from NBC told TMZ Friday.

"Tonight, NBC will broadcast a repeat of 'The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien.' Conan hit his head doing a stunt and and the show was not finished," the rep said.

O'Brien also issued a statement through NBC saying that he was taking the incident lightly.

"Last thing I remember was enjoying the play with Mrs. Lincoln, and the next thing I knew I was in bed being served cookies in juice," O'Brien's statement read.

O'Brien was examined Friday at a hospital. NBC declined to comment on his condition.

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