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Not A Shocker: TBS Drops George Lopez Tonight

posted by mattaug

He’s basically a nice guy and he can be pretty funny, but George Lopez couldn’t carry a late night show.

There’s no shame in that, as even bigger names have failed in the venture including Chevy Chase, Magic Johnson and many others.

I don’t want to make light of others’ failures, as we have all had our share, but I sensed trouble a few months back when I wrote the ads for George Lopez Tonight weren’t funny.

How then, could we expect the show ITSELF to be entertaining.

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The network was gracious to Lopez in parting ways, but needs a much stronger program to follow up the lagging Conan O’Brien talk show.

TBS has reached the difficult decision not to order a third season of Lopez Tonight,” the network said in a statement. “We are proud to have partnered with George Lopez, who is an immensely talented comedian and entertainer. TBS has valued its partnership with George and appreciates all of his work on behalf of the network, both on and off the air.”

Sometimes hard work isn’t enough, particularly in the late night battle, you MUST be funny too!



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posted September 16, 2011 at 12:13 am


Yeah he pretty much sucked.



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mattaug

posted August 20, 2011 at 3:50 pm


some things aren’t meant to be icie…..george lopez had his chance but a late night talk shows, or any talk shows are a touch racquet…just ask chevy chase, magic johnson, charles grodin and many others….



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Icie Farnsworth

posted August 18, 2011 at 9:56 am


I had an uneasy feeling when they put George Lopez at midnight and Conan in George’s previous 11pm time slot. I enjoyed Mr. Lopez at 11pm and failed to watch him at midnight and I want to express my deepest apology to Mr. Lopez for letting him down.



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