NEW YORK, November 23, 2009 – He has his own nightly talk show, a hit comedy series and now this! George Lopez adds another notch to his belt with his new COMEDY CENTRAL Records CD, “Tall, Dark & Chicano” released on Tuesday, December 15.
George Lopez’s “Tall, Dark & Chicano” CD is a recording of his live stand-up HBO special, where he performed in front of a packed arena crowd at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, TX.
One of the most popular comedic actors in the world, Lopez’s standup comedy is a sell-out attraction from coast to coast. Well-known as the co-creator, writer, producer, and star of the hit sitcom “George Lopez,” Lopez has hosted the Latin Emmy® Awards, co-hosted the Emmys® and now has his own nightly comedy talk show on TBS. He’s also a celebrated radio show host in his hometown of Los Angeles, as well as a writer, and comedy recording artist, with CDs and DVDs selling in excess of six figures.
Previously released recordings by COMEDY CENTRAL Records include: Greg Giraldo’s “Midlife Vices, Nick Swardson’s “Seriously, Who Farted,” Doug Benson’s “Unbalanced Load,” Dane Cook’s “ISolated INcident,” Cook’s platinum-selling “Harmful If Swallowed” and double-platinum “Retaliation,” Mitch Hedberg’s “Do You Believe in Gosh,” Grammy Award-winning “Lewis Black: The Carnegie Hall Performance,” Grammy Award-nominees’ Steven Wright’s “I Still Have A Pony” and George Lopez’s
“America’s Mexican,” Joe Rogan’s “Shiny Happy Jihad,” Christopher Titus’s “5th Annual End Of The World Tour,” Norm MacDonald’s “Ridiculous,” Demetri Martin’s “These Are Jokes,” “Jim Gaffigan: Beyond The Pale,” Mike Birbiglia’s “My Secret Public Journal Live,” D.L. Hughley’s “Notes From The GED Section” and “Strategic Grill Locations” and Dave Attell’s “Skanks For The Memories.”
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