Two of television's goofiest characters are reuniting on television again! NBC Universal has announced that comedian Andy Richter has been tapped as the announcer for The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien when the show premieres June 1.
Richter and Conan O'Brien previously worked the late-night beat together on Late Night with Conan O'Brien from 1993 to 2000, when Richter served as O'Brien's sidekick. In addition to serving as the disembodied voice for Conan's new show, Richter will also participate in comedic bits.
"Andy is one of the funniest people I know and we've maintained a close friendship since he left Late Night," O'Brien said in a statement. "We have a proven chemistry that will be an incredible asset to The Tonight Show. I'm looking forward to working with Andy on a daily basis again, particularly since he owed me $300."
Since leaving Late Night, Andy has starred in two television programs: Andy Richter Controls the Universe and Andy Barker, P.I.. He's also guest-starred in dozens of shows, including a recent episode of Chuck, but he'll always be Kenny from Cabin Boy to me.
There's no word on what will happen to Late Night with Conan O'Brien announcer Joel Godard.