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'Lopez vs. Lopez' renewed as NBC delays decision on remaining comedies, pilots

NBC’s fully scripted original image will not come into focus until a pre-show to Madison Avenue ad buyers next week.

The network released its fall schedule on Friday and announced the renewal of George Lopez’s father-daughter rookie Comedy Lopez vs. Lopez Season 2. But missing from the timeline are comments about the network’s remaining three frothy comedies Grand Crew, Young Rock and American. News Car . Still to be determined are the fates of the four pilots – Comedy Non-Evil Twin and St. Denis Medical and drama Murder by the Book and Wolf .

The network won’t decide the fate of the trio of frothy comedies or their pilot episodes until next week’s upfront presentation to ad buyers, sources say, as NBC continues to pivot to year-round programming And weigh the impact of the Writers Guild of America’s strike on issues like streaming residuals and AI against the union of film and TV producers representing studios.

Season 2 Lopez vs. Lopez will return to NBC mid-season when it will compete with Returning scripted show joins schedule along with Law & Order: Organized Crime, La Brea and Magnum PI

Lopez, A film by Universal The network’s in-house multi-camera comedy has the highest concentration of primarily English-speaking Hispanic families of any primetime series aired, NBC said. Considering 35 family comedy streamer Peacock’s days of delayed viewing, the series also has the highest percentage of long-tail viewing. George Lopez stars alongside his daughter, Maya Lopez, as well as Selenise Leyva, Bryce Gonzalez, Matt Shively and Al Madrigal. Creator Debby Wolfe serves as producer and executive producer along with Bruce Helford (The Connors), George Lopez, Michael Rotenberg and Katie Newman.

The longer the writers’ strike lasts, the more likely it will directly affect the return of scripted air shows in September. NBC, like CBS, didn’t include the strike in its fall schedule because it has 10 new and returning scripted originals. (Click here to learn more about NBC35-24 Fall schedule.)

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