TBS Cancels 'George Lopez Tonight'

Poor ratings no longer justified the expensive production

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After ceding his 11 p.m. time slot to Conan O’Brien, comedian George Lopez is facing a far more significant indignity: cancelation. TBS on Wednesday confirmed that it has pulled the plug on Lopez Tonight, effective, well, immediately. Thursday’s episode will be the last.

In a statement issued by the network, a spokesperson characterized the decision to kill Lopez’ show as “difficult.” After announcing that a third season of Lopez Tonight is not in the cards, TBS went on to praise the comic.



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