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TV Land presents a more natural, relaxed version of George Lopez in a comedy based on himself

TV Land presents a more natural, relaxed version of George Lopez in a comedy based on himself

George Lopez returns to television for a third situation comedy Wednesday with TV Land's "Lopez," following ABC's much-loved "George Lopez" and FX's short-lived "Saint George." (He had a talk show too, "Lopez Tonight," for a couple of years on TBS.)

Although elements from his own life infused his earlier sitcoms, this is the first in which Lopez has nominally played himself — a professional comedian, a Mexican American from the north San Fernando Valley living among upper-crust Anglos, a divorced father whose ex-wife had given him a kidney — and the first to be shot single-camera. This makes it seem comparatively modern and...

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