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Comedian George Lopez talks before Sands Event Center show: Latino success on TV is tough

For six years, comedian George Lopez was co-creator, writer, producer and star of his own self-titled ABC-TV sitcom, the only show ever named after a Latino to have a successful run on network television. In the seven years since it was canceled, "George Lopez" has been in syndication on various channels. Lopez benefited from the success, continuing a career in movies and stand-up comedy – the last of which brings him to Sands Bethlehem Event Center at 8 p.m. July 25 with his Listen to My Bass tour. But television has continued to be a touch nut to crack for the Mexican-American Lopez. His late-night talk show, "Lopez Tonight" on TBS was canceled in 2011 after...

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