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From the 9th Annual Shorty Awards

CONAN Remotes: Ride Along 2 with Kevin Hart and Ice Cube

Finalist in Long Form Video, Video


CONAN fans love his Remotes – When Conan Roams Wild. These extended segments feature Conan and a few of the CONAN staff members out on the streets, doing improv encounters with an unrehearsed public as Conan follows one of his quirky fascinations.

Universal sought targeted promotion for Ride Along 2. Universal and Turner partnered to create a custom CONAN Remote to engage fans, drive excitement, and build buzz. Team Coco created a hilarious Remote segment where Conan gives one of his staffers, Diana Chang, a driving lesson. Conan begins the lesson by teaching her basic rules of the road but ends up bringing in a little help from his friends and stars of Ride Along 2, Kevin Hart and Ice Cube.

Strategy and Execution

Turner created excitement by launching this CONAN Remote the week leading into the theatrical premiere. A robust social campaign supported the integration with custom posts via Team Coco's social handles and distribution leveraging Turner's proprietary targeting tool, turning this segment into one of CONAN's biggest integrated content promotions to date.

This partnership leveraged Turner's new social distribution product, Launchpad, which is designed to maximize a brand's impact across platforms by proprietary, actionable insights to a multi-platform campaign, optimizing placement and engagement from start to finish. Utilizing proprietary insights and real-time content optimization, Launchpad was able to push this video to trend #1 on YouTube and generate over 90K engagements to the "supercut" in a single week.


Apparently, everyone needs a driving lesson – as this Conan remote has become the most viewed CONAN video of all time!

42MM video views across digital and social platforms to date and counting

4x the average view rate on

#1 trending video on YouTube on Jan 6, 2016 (day of release)

1.8M Twitter Impressions

Over 9M Facebook Impressions


Video for CONAN Remotes: Ride Along 2 with Kevin Hart and Ice Cube

Entrant Company / Organization Name

Conaco, Turner Entertainment Networks and Maxus

Entry Credits