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TV Land Orders Comedies From Melissa McCarthy, George Lopez

1/7/2016 8:36am EST
TCA Buzz: TV Land Orders Comedies From Melissa McCarthy, George
Cable network TV Land is going into business with Melissa McCarthy as well as George Lopez, ordering comedies from both on Wednesday at the Television Critics Association press tour.

McCarthy, whose CBS show Mike & Molly is ending after this season, will executive produce and direct Nobodies alongside her husband, Ben Falcone. If the show is picked up to series, McCarthy will guest star in future episodes.

Nobodies stars Hugh Davidson, Larry Dorf and Rachel Ramras, playing fictionalized versions of themselves (similar to The Jim Gaffigan Show). Their characters are trying to make it big i...

2014 Celebrity Arrests: 20 Stars Who Drank Too Much, Punched Photographers & Even Committed Murder

12/8/2014 1:50pm EST
20 Celebrities Who Were Arrested In 2014
The following celebrities have made Santa's naughty list this year for their bad behavior...

Pop star Justin Bieber had a whole lot of trouble with the law this year. The singer was first arrested in Miami Beach, Fla., in January on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI), driving with an over six month expired license and resisting arrest without violence. The case was later settled with a plea bargain.

Also in January, the singer egged a neighbor's house, causing thousands of dollars worth of damage. He was charged with one misdemeanor count of vandalism.

In September, Bieber wa...

George Lopez Jokes About Public Intoxication Arrest

3/1/2014 7:44am EST
George Lopez Jokes About Public Intoxication Arrest
George Lopez passed out on the floor of a Canadian casino and was arrested for public intoxication on Thursday.

Security guards called police to Caesars Windsor in Ontario, who arrested the actor/comedian inside one of the casino’s bars.

A spokesperson for the police department confirmed to People magazine that a male was taken into custody at 11:25 p.m. and was “released with no charges.”

In response to the arrest, Lopez joked: "Tied one on last night. Not feeling great this morning. I was trying to sleep it off, unfortunately, it was on the casino floor."

Lopez, 52, had performed at t...

Eva Longoria and George Lopez Dish on the ALMA Awards

9/21/2012 11:00am EDT
Actress Eva Longoria and comedian George Lopez are teaming up not for a Hollywood flick-but for one of the most important award ceremonies of the year. The duo are leading this year’s ALMA Awards at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, which serves to honor the top Latinos in entertainment. What can you expect from this year’s fiesta? Aside from Longoria’s whopping 11 dresses, a special tribute to songstress Christina Aguilera and a slew of stars celebrating their peers (think Zoe Saldana, Michael Pena, and Nicole Richie, just to name a few). In time for the show, which airs tonight at 8PM EST on...

Little Blue Invasion! Check Out 'The Smurfs' On Blu-ray & DVD Dec. 2

11/26/2011 7:00am EST
The Smurfs in 3D
In their race to escape the malevolent wizard Gargamel, the little blue forest dwellers find themselves suddenly transported to Central Park in "The Smurfs."

Now stuck in a world populated by towering giants, the Smurfs must find a way to elude Gargamel, and find a way back to the village they call home. Just three apples high and stuck in the Big Apple, the Smurfs must find a way to get back to their village before Gargamel tracks them down.

Paul Reubens provides the voice of "Jokey" Smurf in a film also featuring Hank Azaria, George Lopez, Fred Armisen, Anton Yelchin, Sofía Vergara, Nei...

Celebrities Sizzle At American Latino Media Arts (ALMA) Awards

9/12/2011 11:00am EDT
2011 Alma Awards
Demi Lovato and Jessica Alba were among the big winners at Saturday's American Latino Media Arts (ALMA) Awards.

Lovato bounced back from her recent personal troubles by claiming the favorite comedy actress on TV title for her role in "Sonny With A Chance," coming ahead of her pal Selena Gomez and Naya Rivera to win the prize.

In a post on Twitter, she writes, "YAYYYY!!!! I can't believe it!!! Thank you guys so much!!!!!"

Other winners at the event, which salutes Latino artists in films, music and TV, included Alba, who took home the favorite drama/adventure actress trophy for her "Machet...

'Lopez Tonight' Canceled - Is 'Conan' Next?

8/11/2011 1:00pm EDT
Conan O'Brien
Lopez Tonight, the late night talk show bumped back to midnight by the arrival of Conan O'Brien to TBS, has been canceled due to low ratings. With Conan losing viewers as well, is he next?

Conan O'Brien infamously went to cable after being dropped by NBC, due to the fact that he would not allow Jay Leno to have his 11 PM timeslot back. His premiere on TBS drew 2 million viewers, but Conan is now struggling with only 700,000 viewers daily. Lopez tonight drew about 400,000 viewers over the last month, leading to the dismissal.

Conan dodged the issue on his most recent show, instead celeb...

George Lopez's Late-Night Talk Show Canceled

8/10/2011 9:03pm EDT
George Lopez
Funnyman George Lopez's late night talk show has been canceled after two seasons.

The comedian/actor's Lopez Tonight launched on cable channel TBS in 2009 and became an instant cult hit, but ratings fell drastically after the show was bumped back an hour to 11pm to make way for Conan O'Brien's nightly program last year.

The last Lopez Tonight will air on Thursday, according to USA Today.

On the bright side, the show's cancellation frees up the star's schedule as he's set to hit the road for a tour with Jennifer Lopez's ex, Marc Anthony.

George will also be hosting the 2011 ALMA (America...

Christina Aguilera And Selena Gomez Lead ALMA Nominations

7/28/2011 11:26am EDT
Christina Aguilera
Christina Aguilera and Selena Gomez are leading the nominations list for this year's American Latino Media Arts (ALMA) Awards.

The Genie In A Bottle hit-maker and Gomez are each up for three prizes - both stars have been named in the female music artist category, as well as the favorite movie actress in a comedy or musical title.

Aguilera has also received a nomination for reality TV personality for her role on hit show The Voice, while Gomez is up for favorite TV actress for her part in Wizards of Waverly Place.

Jennifer Lopez and Glee actress Naya Rivera have both been named in two ...

George Lopez Will Move To Canada If Sarah Palin Becomes President

7/27/2011 8:23am EDT
George Lopez
Comic-turned-TV presenter George Lopez has vowed to banish himself to Canada if Sarah Palin ever becomes president of the United States.

The former Alaskan governor previously ran for the vice-president position during John McCain's Republican bid for the White House in 2008, and became a controversial figure due to her right-wing stance and apparent lack of foreign affairs knowledge.

Palin has not ruled herself out of potentially running for the top job next year, but Lopez, who is a Democrat and longtime campaigner for Latino rights, is adamant he will move north if she ever is made l...

These Foot-In-Mouth Stars Might Want To Stay Away From Twitter...

7/21/2011 3:00pm EDT
Kurt Sutter
People follow celebrities on Twitter for entertainment. And, maybe to feel like they’re Facebook friends with the person. Often, celebrity tweets are as mundane as typical Facebook status updates, but some of them understand it’s a way to reach hundreds of thousands of people.

Unfortunately, some celebrities forget that too, and some of them say things they wish they could take back. Public figures have been humiliated, reprimanded and fired for things they’ve said on Twitter. So, we’ve decided to make a little list of celebrities who should think twice before tweeting anything ever ag...

Stars Get Divorced In Time For Independence Day

7/3/2011 11:30am EDT
Scarlett Johansson
Independence Day will mean so much more for stars Scarlett Johansson, Ryan Reynolds, Patricia Arquette and Thomas Jane this year - they have all started July as singles.

Johansson's marriage to Reynolds and Arquette and Jane's union were both dissolved on Friday as their divorces became final.

Johansson and Reynolds, who wed in 2008, announced their split in December. Arquette and Jane, who wed in 2006, separated last year and have an eight-year-old daughter.

Meanwhile, comedian George Lopez's 17-year marriage to Ann Serrano also ended in divorce on Friday.

Arnold Schwarzenegger will al...

Marc Anthony To Hit The Road With George Lopez?

6/23/2011 3:20pm EDT
Marc Anthony
Comedian George Lopez is hitting the road with Marc Anthony for a tour this autumn.

Anthony tied the comic to a deal while appearing on his late-night show, Lopez Tonight!, on Wednesday.

He said, "I'm gonna put you on the spot because you always said that you wanted to go on the road with me... I wanna announce that George will be on the road with me, starting in September."

Lopez replied, "You want me to open for you on the road...? I promise you that I will go on the road with you and we will do shows together."

Spanish Village Goes Blue For 'Smurfs' Premiere

6/16/2011 10:50pm EDT
The Smurfs In 3D
A Spanish village has been painted blue for the upcoming world premiere of The Smurfs In 3D.

Sony executives randomly chose Juzcar, near Malaga, as the site of the upcoming premiere and locals agreed to let them color the village blue.

Film bosses have promised to repaint the village after the premiere, but reports suggest locals like the blue hue.

One resident says, "We like the idea of being the Smurf village. Everyone is very excited, children are wearing Smurf hats."

The film, which features Hank Azaria and Neil Patrick Harris and the voices of Katy Perry, Alan Cumming, George Lopez...

Cee Lo Green Thanks William Shatner For Giving 'F-You' Fresh Life

6/16/2011 10:28pm EDT
Cee Lo Green
Cee Lo Green has thanked actor William Shatner for the commercial success of his naughty hit "F--- You" - because the song became more acceptable after the Star Trek icon performed a comedy spoken word version on TV show Lopez Tonight.

Green claims he was allowed to perform the original version of the 2010 anthem - with bleeps - after Shatner made it more accessible as a novelty hit.

Appearing on comedian George Lopez's late-night show on Wednesday, Green was shown footage of Shatner performing his song, and he admitted he loved his version - because it made censors and TV producers take ...

Eva Longoria Says Gay Wedding Remark Was A Joke

5/17/2011 2:31pm EDT
Eva Longoria
Actress Eva Longoria has spoken out about comments made at her wedding to basketball player Tony Parker, suggesting the groom was "gay" for marrying her.

Remarks, allegedly made by Longoria's Desperate Housewives boss Marc Cherry, have been made public as part of former co-star Nicollette Sheridan's ongoing legal spat with the writer and his fellow producers. obtained documents in Sheridan's wrongful termination suit against Cherry, in which she declared, "I was present at Eva Longoria's wedding to Tony Parker, when Mr. Cherry commented that, 'Tony must like boys, because he is ...

Prince Reluctant To Part With Gold Guitar

4/14/2011 10:55pm EDT
Pop superstar Prince insists it's going to be hard to hand over one of his prized guitars to racing driver Lewis Hamilton - because so many of his favorite instruments have been stolen.

The Brit, who is Pussycat Dolls star Nicole Scherzinger's boyfriend, claimed the gold guitar at a charity auction, paying $100,000 for the signed axe.

Prince showed off the gold guitar on Lopez Tonight! on Wednesday and confessed, 'It's gonna be hard to part with this."

The Purple Rain hit maker revealed on the show that he finds it hard to keep hold of his treasured instruments.

He explained, "A lot of ...

Prince's Rep Clears Up L.A. Residency Reports

4/10/2011 9:01pm EDT
Prince's representative has clarified reports the soul superstar will perform a 21-date residency at Los Angeles' The Forum, insisting the venue will simply serve as the starting point.

The Purple Rain icon phoned in to late night talk show Lopez Tonight on Thursday night to announce he was continuing his Welcome 2 America trek with a long stint at the popular hotspot.

He said, "I will be starting a 21-night stand next Thursday the 14th at the L.A. Forum with the New Power Generation and a whole gang of special guests. I'm gonna blast the roof off that place, I promise!"

But it appears P...

Official Trailer For 'The Smurfs In 3D' Released; Watch It Here!

3/11/2011 1:00pm EST
The first official trailer for The Smurfs In 3D has been released, and you can watch it right here.

The film takes place in New York City, where everyone's favorite pint-sized (actually they're "three apples high") blue gnomes find themselves after being chased out of their magical village by their evil nemesis Gargamel (played by Hank Azaria) and his mischevious cat Azrael.

After being forced through a portal to our world, the Smurfs end up in Central Park and looking for a way to get home.

The Smurfs is directed by Raja Gosnell, who also directed the two Scooby Doo movies and Beverly H...

ABC Family Announces Summer Programming

3/7/2011 3:01pm EST
Pretty Little Liars | Photo Credits: Andrew Eccles/ABC Family
ABC Family announced an ambitious summer slate Monday that includes a series about being switched at birth, Raven-Symoné's headlining comedy and the return of Pretty Little Liars.

Leading off on Monday, June 6 at 9/8c is Switched at Birth. The one-hour drama follows two teens, Daphne and Bay, from different backgrounds who learn they were accidentally switched as newborns in the hospital. The families eventually meet and must learn how to live together. Newcomer Katie Leclerc plays Daphne and Vanessa Marano (Gilmore Girls) is Bay. Lea Thompson (Back to the Future), Constance Marie (George ...

ABC Family Orders New Raven-Symoné Series

1/31/2011 10:11pm EST
Raven-Symone | Photo Credits: Jon Kopaloff/
ABC Family picked up three new series Monday, including a comedy starring longtime Disney star Raven-Symoné.

The Great State of Georgia is a half-hour comedy centered on an aspiring actress with a big personality named Georgia (Symoné), trying to make headway in New York with her science geek best friend. Roswell's Majandra Delfino will also star. The show is executive-produced by Kirk J. Rudell (Will & Grace) and best-selling author Jennifer Weiner (Good in Bed, In Her Shoes).

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New Zealand Officials Apologize To Anna Faris

1/25/2011 8:48am EST
Anna Faris
Anna Faris has received an apology from New Zealand tourism officials for questioning her "credibility" after she described the country's men as foul-mouthed louts in a recent interview.

In a chat with TV talk show host George Lopez last month, the actress admitted men on the streets of Auckland had shouted profanities at her while she was living there during the filming of kids' movie Yogi Bear.

Faris' claims prompted Tourism New Zealand spokesman Ian Long to hit back by criticizing her acceptance of a prize from High Times magazine during the Lopez Tonight show for playing a marijuana...

Spotted: Cameron Diaz & A-Rod In Paris

1/24/2011 4:00pm EST
Cameron Diaz
Cameron Diaz and Alex Rodriguez, a.k.a A-Rod, arrived in Paris today via the Eurostar. The two walked out separately from the train station.

The couple is thought to be in the city of love for the upcoming Fashion Week.

George Lopez had Cameron laughing nervously on his late-night show last week when he challenged her to a golf target game and urged her to hit a miniature Alex Rodriguez. The actress is rumored to be dating the baseball superstar, but has yet to confirm stories linking the high-profile pair.

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George Lopez Pokes Fun At Cameron Diaz's Romance With A-Rod

1/20/2011 8:45pm EST
Cameron Diaz
Comedian-turned-talk show host George Lopez had Cameron Diaz laughing nervously on his late-night show on Wednesday when he challenged her to a golf target game and urged her to hit a miniature Alex Rodriguez.

The actress is rumored to be dating the baseball superstar, but has yet to confirm stories linking the high-profile pair.

But she was left chuckling by Lopez's inventive way of getting a comment out of her when she appeared on his show.

As they lined up to test their golfing accuracy in the studio, Lopez pointed out the targets - a vase, a container full of "hair gel" from Diaz...

George Lopez Was Joking About Running For Mayor

12/22/2010 4:11pm EST
George Lopez
Comedian George Lopez has laughed off reports he is entering the 2018 race to become the Mayor of Los Angeles, insisting he was just joking when he declared his political intentions on Tuesday.

The Valentine's Day star and TV presenter made the announcement on Good Day L.A. morning show, revealing he planned to run for office in 2018.

He said, "I do intend to run for Mayor of Los Angeles. Seriously, in eight years. I wanna be Mayor of Los Angeles... If Arnold Schwarzenegger can be Governor (of California), why can't George Lopez by the Mayor of Los Angeles?"

Lopez appeared to confirm ...

George Lopez Running For Mayor Of L.A.

12/21/2010 3:31pm EST
George Lopez
Comedian George Lopez is turning politician - the funnyman plans to run for Mayor of Los Angeles in 2017.

The Valentine's Day star and TV host appeared on Good Day L.A. television program on Tuesday morning, announcing his future plans to take a break from comedy to join the mayoral race. He said: "I do intend to run for Mayor of Los Angeles. Seriously, in eight years. I wanna be Mayor of Los Angeles."

And he's taking cues from fellow actor-turned-politician, California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, as he makes the transition to politics.

Lopez added: "If Arnold Schwarzenegger can b...

Joe Jonas And Ashley Greene's Airport Knife Ordeal

11/24/2010 3:28pm EST
Ashley Greene
Joe Jonas and his girlfriend Ashley Greene were stopped by security teams at an airport in Abu Dhabi after the pop star accidentally packed a set of knives in his carry-on luggage.

The new couple was booked on a flight from the United Arab Emirates state to New York and after finding they had too many bags to check in, they opted to take another with them on the plane.

However, the Jonas Brothers star forgot he had put a set of cheese knives in the bag, and they were soon stopped by airport officials. Greene feared they would be arrested for attempting to take blades on a plane, but the ...

Break-Up Round-Up: Jennifer Jason Leigh & George Lopez's Wife Each File For Divorce

11/24/2010 7:55am EST
Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh is bidding to become a "Single White Female" again after filing for divorce.

The actress filed in Los Angeles last week, according to

She wed moviemaker Noah Baumbach in 2005 and gave birth to the couple's first child Rohmer earlier this year.

Citing irreconcilable differences, the star is seeking spousal support and primary custody of her baby son.

Meanwhile, funnyman-turned-TV host George Lopez's wife Ann is moving forward with plans to make their split official - she filed divorce papers on Tuesday.

The couple, which has been married for 17 years and...

This Week's Shining & Falling Stars: Khloe Kardashian And George Lopez

10/1/2010 11:00am EDT
Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom
Shining Star – Khloe Kardashian: Congrats go out to Khloe Kardashian for proving virtually everyone (and their mothers) wrong.

The feisty reality star celebrated her one year anniversary this week with husband Lamar Odom. Who thought Khloe’s marriage to the L.A. Lakers forward would last one week - much less a whole year?

The skeptics may have had good reason to doubt that Kardashian and Odom would live in holy matrimony forever. The youngest Kardashian sister married her man after just a month of dating and captured the nuptials for an episode of Keeping up with the Kardashians.

But the...

George Lopez & Wife To Divorce After 17 Years Of Marriage

9/27/2010 3:11pm EDT
George Lopez
Funnyman-turned-TV host George Lopez and his wife Ann are to divorce.

The couple has been married for 17 years and has a 15-year-old daughter, called Mayan.

Sources tell the Lopezes split earlier this year.

The pair hit the headlines in 2005 when Ann Lopez saved her husband's life by giving him one of her kidneys.

She told reporters, "George, he comes from a very dysfunctional family, a horrific childhood. It was hard for him to accept that someone would give him the gift of life."

The Lopez Tonight host added, "I was crying. I thanked her and I told her I loved her. I was more...