Another man is making his mark on late night this week. George Lopez
, popular comedian and television star, premieres his new show, "Lopez Tonight
" on Monday. The show, a milestone for late night, will feature audience interaction and celebrity guests. First up: Eva Longoria Parker
and Kobe Bryant
"Seth & Alex's Almost Live Comedy Show" - FOX - Sunday, Nov. 8, 2009
If you love "Family Guy
," listen up! Not only will you get to see new episodes of your favorite animated series this Sunday, but on that very special night viewers will get to see a live-action version, courtesy of "Family Guy" favorites Seth MacFarlane
and Alex Borstein
. The pair will be hosting the half-hour comedy special, which will feature live skits, celebrity guests and live versions of some of the musical segments seen in the show.
"Lopez Tonight" - TBS - Monday, Nov. 9, 2009
Popular comedian George Lopez will take his shot at late night this week with the premiere of his new show, "Lopez Tonight." The hour-long program airing on TBC will consist of hilarious sketches, high energy acts, fantastic celebrity guests and a ton of audience interaction. In fact, the show supposedly will be 100 percent geared toward the audience, a big change for late night. Lopez is so interested in his audience being a part of the show that he is urging fans to send him questions via his website, www.lopeztonight.com. On the premiere episode Lopez will welcome actress Eva Longoria Parker and Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant.
"43rd Annual CMA Awards" - ABC - Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009
The country world will be rocked this week with the airing of the 43rd Annual CMA Awards. This year hits acts like Brooks & Dunn
, Kenny Chesney
, Brad Paisley
, Taylor Swift
and Carrie Underwood
will perform. Country music's biggest stars will be holding their breath as winners for Entertainer of the Year, Album of the Year, Female and Male Vocalist of the Year, Song of the Year and more are announced.
"Ghost Hunters Academy" - SyFy - Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009
I can't wait for "Ghost Hunters Academy"! Honestly, I'm wondering: where can I sign up? I'm a huge fan of "Ghost Hunters
," so I'm looking forward to seeing how new investigators handle the stress of the paranormal. In this spin-off series veteran TAPS members Steve Gonsalves and Dave Tango teach college students to investigate with the best of them. On the first episode the investigators will visit Fort Mifflin in Philadelphia.
"CSI: Trilogy" - CBS - Monday, Nov. 9/Wednesday, Nov. 11/Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009
" will be airing a special trilogy this week. Laurence Fishburne, who plays Dr. Ray Langston, will travel from Miami to New York to Las Vegas to solve the case of a missing girl. The case begins in New York, where in turns from a missing persons case in to an investigation in to black market organ harvesting and human trafficking.
Story by Amanda Hamilton
Starpulse contributing writer