Day: November 1, 2022

Lopez rift was patched via TikTok and TV

Here’s a fresh approach to daddy-daughter problems:
He had too much alcohol and too many absences. She avoided him. “The only way these two were going to heal their relationship was on the set of their own NBC sitcom,” Debby Wolfe said.
Now that show is here. “Lopez vs. Lopez” (shown here) debuts at 8 p.m. Friday (Nov. 4) on NBC; Wolfe created it, with George and Mayan Lopez playing versions of themselves that are exaggerated – a little.
“There was a time when we didn’t speak and were estranged for about three years,” Mayan told the Television Critics Association. That split, George said, “was so painful and so much my fault.” Read more…

Updated best-bets for Nov. 3: Baseball bumps some of the comedies

1) “Welcome to Flatch” and “Call Me Kat,” 9:02 and 9:30 p.m., Fox. We’ll be watching “Kat” on the next four Thursdays, for the final bits from Leslie Jordan (shown here in an upcoming episode), the tiny actor who died Oct. 24, at 67. Alongside it, the inconsistent “Flatch” has a fairly good story: Last week, Barb (Jaime Pressly, 45) started a torrid affair with young Shrub. Now his cousin Kelly tries to break them up by transforming drab, dull Beth into a flashy mini-Barb. Read more…