Conan O'Brien runs into trouble with the FCC

That Emergency Alert System spoof you may have heard during a "Conan" promo that aired this summer has landed the talk show host a $25,000 fine, courtesy of the FCC. "Today's enforcement action sends a strong message: the FCC will not tolerate misuse or abuse of the Emergency Alert System," FCC official Robert H. Ratcliffe warned.
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( Art Streiber / TBS / August 16, 2010 )

That Emergency Alert System spoof you may have heard during a "Conan" promo that aired this summer has landed the talk show host a $25,000 fine, courtesy of the FCC. "Today's enforcement action sends a strong message: the FCC will not tolerate misuse or abuse of the Emergency Alert System," FCC official Robert H. Ratcliffe warned.

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