Andy Richter will be a regular fixture on The Tonight Show With Conan O’Brien. Andy used to appear as Conan’s sidekick Late Night With Conan O’Brien when it first started. He’ll be the show announcer for The Tonight Show.
MSNBC say “according to a release sent out by NBC, Richter’s new role will not be as a sidekick, but he will be involved in live and prerecorded comedy bits”.
In a press release Conan says “Andy is one of the funniest people I know and we’ve maintained a close friendship since he left Late Night… we have a proven chemistry that will be an incredible asset to The Tonight Show”.