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

August 11th, 2011 1:00pm EDT
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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...
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George Lopez's Late-Night Talk Show Canceled

August 10th, 2011 9:03pm EDT
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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...
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Marc Anthony To Hit The Road With George Lopez?

June 23rd, 2011 3:20pm EDT
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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."
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Cee Lo Green Thanks William Shatner For Giving 'F-You' Fresh Life

June 16th, 2011 10:28pm EDT
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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 ...
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Prince Reluctant To Part With Gold Guitar

April 14th, 2011 10:55pm EDT
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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 ...
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Prince's Rep Clears Up L.A. Residency Reports

April 10th, 2011 9:01pm EDT
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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...
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Snoop Dogg Writes Song For Prince William's Bachelor Party

April 1st, 2011 2:23pm EDT
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Snoop Dogg has written a song for British royal Prince William's bachelor party.

The groom-to-be is a fan of the rapper and in honor of his upcoming nuptials; he has come up with the perfect song to celebrate the end of his days as a single man.

Snoop explains, "It's called Wet. I wanted him to have a little bit of fun before he get (sic) married. See all the girls that you gonna be able to see... and enjoy yourself."

Appearing on late night chat show Lopez Tonight on Thursday, the rapper offered up a few lines from the raunchy tune about oral sex and joked that Queen Elizabeth II had...
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Kim Kardashian: 'I Would Date Justin Bieber If He Were Legal'

August 25th, 2010 2:00pm EDT
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Kim Kardashian joked to George Lopez on Lopez Tonight that she would definitely date Justin Bieber if he was 18. "He definitely has this swag to him," she said. "You just have to meet him. I thought that the shoot was all in fun. We had a good time. Everyone's entitled to their own opinion about it."

Kim has recently drawn the ire of Bill O'Reilly for her photo shoot with Justin, who claimed that Justin would be in a lot of trouble if the ages were switched. "I'll tell you this: If a 16-year-old girl was pictured with a 29-year-old man in any of that, he'd be in big trouble. Game over," Bi...
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Mark Wahlberg: 'My Daughter Has This Obsession With Justin Bieber'

August 12th, 2010 4:00pm EDT
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Hollywood actor Mark Wahlberg has issued a public plea to Justin Bieber to get in touch - after the teen star snubbed his request to phone his young daughter.

The rapper-turned-actor has been desperately trying to get his little girl in touch with the 16-year-old heartthrob, and was promised a call from Bieber by his agent. But days have gone by and Wahlberg is still waiting by the phone.

During an appearance on Lopez Tonight on Thursday, the star admitted he was growing impatient. He said: "My daughter has this obsession with Justin Bieber now. So I'm like well, you know, I probably kn...
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Selena Gomez Suffers Vocal Strain - Cancels Concerts & Talks Like Stephen Hawking (Video)

July 27th, 2010 11:30pm EDT
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Teen star Selena Gomez has been forced to cancel two upcoming state fair concerts in Delaware and Ohio after straining her vocal chords.

The "Wizards of Waverly Place" star has pulled out of planned performances at the Delaware State Fair on Wednesday and the Ohio State Fair on Thursday.

The singer lost her voice on Monday and had to use the latest technology during an appearance on late-night TV show "Lopez Tonight" to speak to host George Lopez.

The teen Latina refused to cancel her appearance on the show - and instead asked the host to send his questions ahead of time and programmed a...
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Conan O'Brien: "It Was Like A Marriage Breaking Up Suddenly" (Video)

May 4th, 2010 10:00am EDT
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The ban is over, and now Conan O'Brien is legally allowed to have interviews on television after leaving the Tonight Show. Conan had a sit-down interview on CBS' 60 Minutes to talk about his life after the show.

"I got very depressed at times. It was like a marriage breaking up suddenly, violently, quickly, and I was just trying to figure out what happened," said O'Brien.

O'Brien was forced to move his Tonight Show timeslot back an hour so Jay Leno could move back to his original time. After refusing to change the time the Tonight Show had been airing on for over 40 years, Conan was bough...
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David Arquette Battles For Wrestling Karaoke Crown (Video)

March 24th, 2010 7:57pm EDT
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Actor and wrestling fanatic David Arquette came face to face with top fighter Chris Jericho on late-night TV on Tuesday after boasting about his ring skills.

The "Scream" star was promoting his clothing line Propr on "Lopez Tonight!" when he reminded fans he was a former World Championship Wrestling champion for two weeks.

Jericho then appeared from backstage to take issue with Arquette, stating, "The fact that David Arquette was a champion is a facade and it's time... for me to erase Arquette's name from the championship record book... It's been 10 years, I've been waiting."

Arquette ch...
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Dakota Fanning's Tattoo Contract

March 23rd, 2010 9:24pm EDT
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Actress Dakota Fanning had a tattoo treat in store for her when she appeared on comedian George Lopez's late-night talk show Monday night - her inked idol Kat Von D surprised her with fake skin art.

The "I Am Sam" star promised her mother she'd never have a real tattoo, but that didn't stop the reality TV star from creating a design for her.

Fanning told host Lopez, "When I was 11 she made me sign a contract and it said, 'I will not ever get a tattoo...' I had to sign my name, and my sister had to do the same thing."

But when the host invited Kat Von D to be a part of the show, Fanning a...
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George Lopez To Play Speedy Gonzalez?

February 24th, 2010 8:46pm EST
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Latin comedian George Lopez is getting animated for a controversial cartoon movie role, as racially divisive Looney Tunes character Speedy Gonzales.

Warner Brothers cartoonists debuted "The fastest mouse in all Mexico" in the 1950s as a nemesis of Sylvester the Cat, but courted criticizm for Gonzales' stereotypically racist depictions.

The "Valentine's Day" actor will lend his voice to the mouse in the forthcoming Speedy Gonzales film but he's hoping to revamp the character to make him politically correct.

The comedian's wife, Ann Lopez, who will serve as producer, says: "We wanted to ma...
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Jennifer Love Hewitt Likes To 'Vajazzle' (With Video)

January 13th, 2010 10:17pm EST
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Actress Jennifer Love Hewitt regularly gives her genitals a sparkly makeover - by decorating her "precious lady" with expensive crystals. The "Ghost Whisperer" star first experienced the wonder

of the vaginal glitter when a friend offered to add a dash of bling to cheer her up after a love split - and now she regularly adds a sparkle before going out to attend events, parties and launches.

She explains, "It's called 'vajazzling'. After a break-up, a friend of mine Swarovski-crystalled my precious lady and it shined (sic) like a disco ball... Women should 'vajazzle' their vajay-jays."

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