George Lopez Lines Up Guests For Second-Season Opening of Lopez Tonight, New at Midnight on TBS
Janet Jackson, Jamie Foxx, Denzel Washington, Howie Mandel,
Hilary Duff, Jayma Mays, Russell Peters, DMX and Antoine Dodson
Slated for Opening Week as Lopez Tonight Takes Over the Midnight Hour, Beginning Monday, Nov. 8
Grammy(R)-winning musical artist and actress Janet Jackson will join George Lopez for opening night as Lopez Tonight kicks off its second season in a new timeslot. Oscar(R)-winning actor Jamie Foxx; two-time Oscar winner Denzel Washington; Howie Mandel; Hilary Duff; Glee star Jayma Mays; comedian Russell Peters; rapper DMX; and online sensation Antoine Dodson are also set to appear during the show's premiere week. The new season of Lopez Tonight will launch Monday, Nov. 8, at midnight (ET/PT), following the premiere of Conan.
The following is a schedule for the opening week of Lopez Tonight's second season:
· Monday, Nov. 8 - Janet Jackson and Antoine Dodson
· Tuesday, Nov. 9 - Jamie Foxx and Jayma Mays
· Wednesday, Nov. 10 - Howie Mandel and musical guest DMX
· Thursday, Nov. 11 - Denzel Washington, Hilary Duff and comedian Russell Peters
Lopez Tonight offers a new spin to late-night comedy with George's signature everyman comedy. Now at midnight, George anchors the second half of television's most exciting late-night lineup. Each night's hour will feature George's standout standup, chats with celebrity guests, live music and memorable comedy bits. Since premiering in November 2009, Lopez Tonight has delivered one of late-night television's most diverse audiences. Lopez and Robert Morton serve as the executive producers for the series, which is produced for TBS by 2.2 Productions, paraMedia Inc., Panamort Television and Telepictures Productions.
TBS, a division of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., is television's top-rated comedy network and is available in 100.1 million households. It serves as home to such original comedy series as Glory Daze, Are We There Yet? and Tyler Perry's House of Payne and Meet the Browns; the late-night series Conan, starring Conan O'Brien, and Lopez Tonight, starring George Lopez; hot contemporary comedies like Family Guy and The Office; special events, including star-studded comedy festivals in Chicago; blockbuster movies; hosted movie showcases; and championship sports.
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.