According to Gale, Al is only at LateLine because he isn't a threat to Pearce's job.
Pierce should be on his way, but um... In the meantime you guys maybe could rehearse for the cameras?
Conan O'Brien: Yeah, uh, Andy, maybe you should rehearse naked, so the lighting guys can prepare for your glare?
Andy Richter: Okay.
Andy Richter: Oh, see, the network won't let me work totally...