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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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Vince Vaughn, Steve Byrne ink deal for TBS comedy show

Vince Vaughn, Steve Byrne ink deal for TBS comedy show

By | September 30, 2011 at 2:30 pm | No comments

Looks like TBS is continuing to take its tagline, “Very funny,” very seriously. After nabbing Conan O’Brien last year and continuing to develop Tyler Perry’s many comedy projects, the cable network has ordered a new pilot from Vince Vaughn’s production company....

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Comedy powerhouse Tyler Perry is the highest paid man in entertainment

Comedy powerhouse Tyler Perry is the highest paid man in entertainment

By | September 13, 2011 at 8:54 pm | One comment

It turns out highest paid man in entertainment is known mostly for dressing in women's clothes. Well, sort of. Comedy writer, director, producer and actor Tyler Perry came in at number one on Forbes’ list of Entertainment’s Highest Paid Men, raking in $130 million between...

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Conan O’Brien snags sitcom pilot deal with TBS

Conan O’Brien snags sitcom pilot deal with TBS

By | September 12, 2011 at 2:37 pm | No comments

It looks like Conan O’Brien might be widening his already-massive comedic presence to his current home network, TBS. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the show “centers on a family man who quits his day job and returns to the neighborhood where he grew up. While there, he...

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George Lopez on getting the axe: “Unemployment for Latinos just got a little higher” (Video)

George Lopez on getting the axe: “Unemployment for Latinos just got a little higher” (Video)

By | August 11, 2011 at 1:53 pm | No comments

TBS announced yesterday that they would not be renewing George Lopez’s late night talk show Lopez Tonight. And tonight’s show – would be the last one. Not a whole lot of time. Lopez’s monologue last night was markedly more subdued than we’ve come to expect from the...

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A cautious Steve Carell appears on “Conan” before committing to appear on “Conan” (Video)

A cautious Steve Carell appears on “Conan” before committing to appear on “Conan” (Video)

By | August 10, 2011 at 2:32 pm | No comments

Steve Carell was one of the final guests on Conan O’Brien’s The Tonight Show, and, unsurprisingly, his appearance on the show wasn’t any old guest spot. Instead of touting a project or lamenting the sorry state of NBC, Carell performed Conan’s exit interview. Last night,...

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TBS cancels “Lopez Tonight;” last episode is Thursday

TBS cancels “Lopez Tonight;” last episode is Thursday

By | August 10, 2011 at 2:05 pm | 3 comments

In a classic case of just-not-good-enough ratings, TBS has decided to cancel comedian George Lopez's late-night chat show Lopez Tonight. And the network isn't wasting any time getting it off the air. Tomorrow night will be the show's last airing. Although it seems clear, there's...

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Watch Marc Maron tell Conan about lobby waffles, compulsive licorice consumption and more

Watch Marc Maron tell Conan about lobby waffles, compulsive licorice consumption and more

By | July 20, 2011 at 10:24 am | No comments

Marc Maron popped up on Conan last night. And, it was a treat, as it always is. These two have known each other for 18 years and though they're not exactly besties, the onscreen chemistry they have is some of the best on late night television. In their seven-minute chat last...

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Video: Did Conan O’Brien’s show steal local sketch group’s double comedian bit?

Video: Did Conan O’Brien’s show steal local sketch group’s double comedian bit?

By | July 13, 2011 at 11:10 am | 3 comments

Conan has been in reruns for the past week and a half, but the show is still in the news for a potentially ripped sketch performed right before the show's hiatus. The AV Club reports that a sketch group from Cleveland, Last Call Cleveland, alleges Conan swiped the premise for...

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