Lopez Tonight Opens Second Year with Strong Young Adult Deliveries
TBS's Lopez Tonight, starring George Lopez, opened its second year Monday with outstanding deliveries of adults 18-34 (571,000) and adults 18-49 (883,000). Overall, last night's premiere � which featured Grammy(R)-winning musical artist and actress Janet Jackson, musical guest Rooney and online sensation Antoine Dodson � was watched by 1,352,000 viewers.
"We're excited that George's devoted fans followed him to his new time," said Steve Koonin, president of Turner Entertainment Networks. "With the combination of Conan O'Brien at 11 p.m. and George Lopez at midnight, we're confident TBS will be a top late-night destination for young adults."
Tonight, Lopez will be joined by Oscar(R)-winning actor Jamie Foxx, Glee star Jayma Mays and San Francisco Giants infielder Freddy Sanchez. Upcoming guests include Howie Mandel and Juliette Lewis on Wednesday and Denzel Washington, Hilary Duff and Russell Peters on Thursday.
Lopez Tonight is produced for TBS by 2.2 Productions, Panamort Television, paraMedia Inc. and Telepictures Productions, with Lopez and Robert Morton serving as executive producers.
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 Are We There Yet? and Tyler Perry's House of Payne and Meet the Browns; the upcoming original comedy Glory Daze; 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.