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FX greenlights new George Lopez comedy series: 100 episodes a distinct possibility

FX greenlights new George Lopez comedy series: 100 episodes a distinct possibility

By | April 19, 2013 at 12:15 pm | 8 comments

Further proving their dedication to developing comedies, FX has announced a potentially massive deal with comedian George Lopez to star in and executive produce his first television series since the six-season run of ABC’s George Lopez – now in syndication – came to an end...

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First trailer for Smurfs 2 with Neil Patrick Harris, Hank Azaria is here (Video)

First trailer for Smurfs 2 with Neil Patrick Harris, Hank Azaria is here (Video)

By | December 18, 2012 at 2:06 pm | No comments

You wouldn’t guess it from watching the mostly shlocky trailer below, but Smurfs 2 -- in theaters July 31, 2013 -- is cast full of well-respected comedy types: Fred Armisen is the voice of Brainy, Jonathan Winters voices Papa Smurf and George Lopez plays Grouchy. As for the...

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Stephen Colbert, huge list of comedians celebrate National Voter Registration Day (Exclusive pics)

Stephen Colbert, huge list of comedians celebrate National Voter Registration Day (Exclusive pics)

By | September 24, 2012 at 10:56 am | 2 comments

Did you know there’s a huge presidential election going down in November? You did? Well, aren’t you just the little news junkie. How about this: Did you know tomorrow is the first ever National Voter Registration Day? You did not. Stop lying. In honor of this special day,...

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LGBT group demands apology from George Lopez, Arizona sheriff also angry about jokes (Video)

LGBT group demands apology from George Lopez, Arizona sheriff also angry about jokes (Video)

By | July 16, 2012 at 5:15 pm | 8 comments

On George Lopez' newest special It's Not Me, It's You, which debuted live on HBO this past weekend, Lopez warns: “I'm gonna talk a lot of shit today.” And talk shit he did. And as a result, the veteran comedian upset some members of the LGBT community after a questionable...

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New George Lopez special ‘It’s Not Me, It’s You’ premieres live on July 14 (Videos)

New George Lopez special ‘It’s Not Me, It’s You’ premieres live on July 14 (Videos)

By | July 13, 2012 at 1:48 pm | No comments

George Lopez is returning to HBO with It's Not Me, It's You, his third live stand-up special on the network. The new set, filmed at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles (which Lopez has sold-out a record-breaking 24 times) features the comic, author and former late-night host...

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Will you be tuning into the new George Lopez dating show on Fox?

Will you be tuning into the new George Lopez dating show on Fox?

By | April 19, 2012 at 4:51 pm | No comments

After the cancellation of his late-night chat show Lopez Tonight on TBS, comedian George Lopez is scheduled to make his return to the small screen-- this time, as the host of a new dating show on Fox called Take Me Out. The game show is based on the Australian show Taken Out,...

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Would you welcome a George Lopez return to television?

Would you welcome a George Lopez return to television?

By | October 18, 2011 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments

Two months ago, after TBS cancelled his late night talk show, George Lopez joked, “The unemployment rate is high, and for Latinos, it just got a little higher.” But Lopez has no plans of staying in that demographic though, seeing as he's announced his partnership with...

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Can George Lopez save the reputation of cruise ship comedy acts?

Can George Lopez save the reputation of cruise ship comedy acts?

By | October 5, 2011 at 1:55 pm | 9 comments

Cruise ships are where stand-up comedy goes to die. Usually. The comics that work the floating laugh venues are condescendingly referred to as ‘boat acts’ for their pandering or more hack style that’s necessary to appeal to the general vacationing public. But cruise...

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When “Lopez Tonight” got axed, so did comedian Auggie Smith’s big break

When “Lopez Tonight” got axed, so did comedian Auggie Smith’s big break

By | August 15, 2011 at 1:23 pm | No comments

"I was supposed to be famous tonight." Those were the words of comedian Auggie Smith, while performing at Comedy Palace, an independent comedy show ran in the upstairs room of Chinese restaurant in Los Angeles. That very night, Smith was slated to perform on Lopez Tonight as...

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