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TV Land renews “Lopez” for second season

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TV Land has announced that it has renewed their new comedy “Lopez” for a second season. Ratings weren’t great for the series, but with TV Land ending most of their traditional sitcom slate, the bar has been a bit lower for these new single camera series. This is George Lopez’s third sitcom, after his hit ABC sitcom “George Lopez”, and his not so hit sitcom “Saint George” that lasted one season on FX.

Via press release:

TV LAND ANNOUNCES SECOND SEASON ORDER OF COMEDY SERIES “LOPEZ”

New York, NY – June 3, 2016 – TV Land announced today the second season order of “Lopez” starring and executive produced by stand-up comedian and actor George Lopez. “Lopez” is currently in its first season on TV Land, airing Wednesdays at 10pm and full episodes can be viewed on the TV Land App. The finale airs on Wednesday, June 22nd.

The series revolves around George as he struggles with wanting to give back to the Latino community where he grew up, but also feeling as though he can never satisfy all the demands placed on him by both the celebrity world and his hometown.

“Lopez” is also executive produced and written by John Altschuler and Dave Krinsky (“Silicon Valley,” “King of the Hill”). Michael Rotenberg (“It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia”) of 3 Arts Entertainment also served as executive producer alongside Troy Miller, who also directed all episodes of season one and produced the show via Dakota Pictures.

About TV Land

TV Land is the programming destination for consumers in their 30s and 40s, with hit original series and acquisitions on-air, on TVLand.com and on the TV Land app.

About Viacom

Viacom (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA) is home to premier global media brands that create compelling television programs, motion pictures, short-form video, apps, games, consumer products, social media and other entertainment content for audiences in more than 160 countries and territories. Viacom’s media networks, including MTV, VH1, CMT, Logo, BET, CENTRIC, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., TeenNick, Nicktoons, Nick at Nite, Comedy Central, TV Land, SPIKE, T?3s, Paramount Channel and VIVA, reach approximately 700 million television subscribers worldwide. Paramount Pictures, America’s oldest film studio, is a major global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment.

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