Brian McCann

Brian McCann

Brian McCann is an American Emmy and WGA award-winning writer, actor, and comedian best known for his sketch comedy work on the late night talk show, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, and more recently on The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien and Conan.

After 17 years working with Conan O’Brien, McCann left Conan due to his plans to return to New York City. His final day on the show was August 30, 2012. McCann has since gone on to write for shows such as Nikki & Sara Live and Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell.

Guest Appearances

Brian McCann

Legendary Conan writer and performer Brian McCann joins Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss everything during his 17 years at Conan. They talk about the FedEx Pope, Preparation H Raymond, being the ambassador for the improv and stand-up community…


Best of The Bible

improv4humans #374December 19, 2018

In the beginning, Matty B created improv4humans. Then Matty B said, “Let there be a compilation of the greatest biblical improv scenes ever performed on this show”, and there was a compilation of biblical scenes. And Matty B saw the compilation, and…


Bert The Dirt Expert (w/ Maeve Higgins, Brian McCann)

Dr Gameshow #21March 6, 2018

Comedians Maeve Higgins (Maeve In America, StarTalk) & Brian McCann (Conan, The Who Was? Show) join Jo & Manolo to play listener-created games with callers.  Games played: A Very British Gameshow, Blockbuster Bagel Video, and The Blame Game.


LIVE from DCM 18 Pt. 2

improv4humans #260October 6, 2016

Part Two of the live edition from the 2016 Del Close Marathon arrives with Gavin Spieller, Chad Carter, Tim Martin, Adam Frucci, Brian McCann, and Shannon O'Neill! They build a film set around a four hundred foot canoe, share their summer exploits…


The Best of i4h Vol. 6

improv4humans #231March 17, 2016

Here is what you voted for as the best scenes of 2015, humons. These performances feature Jon Gabrus, Joe Wengert, Will McLaughlin, Chad Carter, Neil Casey, Betsy Sodaro, Colton Dunn, Joe Hartzler, Andy Daly, Sean Conroy, Brett Gelman, Ian Roberts, Matt Walsh,…


LIVE from DCM 17 Pt. 3

improv4humans #196July 16, 2015

Recorded LIVE at UCBeast from the 17th Annual Del Close Marathon in New York is part 3 of a monumental improv4humans with Matt Besser featuring the greatest improvisers in the universe, John Gemberling, Brett Gelman, Brian McCann, and Charlie Todd. Listen as…

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