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-- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >> larry: tonight, george lopez exclusive. he's making way for conan o'brien on tbs this fall. >> so you're going to move for the white man, huh? >> i am, i am. >> hey, i hope he appreciate this. >> i think the white man does appreciate it very much. >> okay. you don't got to clean a park or nothing, right? >> no. >> larry: george reveals for the first time how he helped seal the deal for team loco. and bill cosby on bullying. the cause and his alter ego fat albert have had it. >> people get attention by being mean, and that's a bully. >> larry: they're defending kids
everywhere who get picked on, beaten up, even driven to suicide by other kids. all next on "larry king live." good evening. george lopez is just finishing up with this evening's taping of the show. there you see a live shot of george's studio, that's where the comedy happens. he'll be joining us from his own studio shortly. here's some of the conan humor from "lopez tonight" hot off of the press, watch. >> every time i say i'm down with conan, we're loco together. they almost look at me like i have to take a breathalyzer. will you breathe into this? i'm glad conan is coming. okay? i'm glad. i'm glad. >> larry: george will be with us in a little while. now we welcome back our friend,
the one and only dr. bill cosby. dr. marlin irving is with us. she's a professor at howard university school of education. she's also ceo of irving and associates, character education services. they're here to talk about bullying. the case of phoebe prince is the latest to make news. she may have been bullied to death allegedly by schoolmates who were charged in the case. and there were others. surveys indicate one-third of american kids have bullied or have been bullied. some 100,000 children skip school every day fearing insults and worse. bill, what do you make of this? >> i think that the adults -- and there are supposed to be adults who have gone to college, studied psychology or something, who are around these children or should be around these
children -- they should be able to recognize it when they see it as they walk around the hallways, as the kids are sitting in the classrooms. they should be able to recognize it and play it for real. i'm really asking all of them to -- to wake up because, you know, for a child to hang him or herself, to me, that's a very, very violent, violent act. a way of taking yourself out because some people are practicing hatred toward you, whether they know what they're doing or not. >> larry: dr. irving, why do people bully? do we know the psychology of bullying? >> i think people bully because of low self-esteem and problems
that stem from home. usually children who are bullied at home tend to bully in school. >> larry: is there more of it now or are we hearing more about it now? >> i think it's more of it now and i think that stems from children watching tv and looking at violence seen on tv shows. i think it has to do with the technology of students not being supervised or monitored using the computer. >> i think -- i agree wholeheartedly. you know, you see things on, whatever, youtube or something, and it looks like the more you see it, the more it could be thought of as, well, that's normal, and i don't want anybody saying, well, what is normal?
if you see it enough, pretty soon in your mind, the minds of these kids or whatever, it may be a fun, fun thing to do to somebody. and when you see people fighting, when you see videos of people beating on someone and it's on tv and it's called reality tv or whatever, i think an awful lot of kids who want to imitate that, to give themselves a feeling of power. >> larry: well, by the way, bill cosby celebrated animated series "fat albert and the cosby kids" combine entertainment and education to take on lots of social issues. one episode includes this musical message about bullies. watch. ♪ are you a bully ♪ ask yourself why ♪ are you really happy
♪ being that kind of guy ♪ you'll never have friends ♪ if you're always mean ♪ you'll be the loneliest kid ♪ that you've ever seen >> larry: taking us back in time. fun to see that. and important too. was cosby ahead of his time? we'll also ask the doctor of the definition of a bully that could be physical or psychological. we'll be right back. oh sure, we have plenty of employees that... you can label as "different." like janice. uh-huh. yeah. fashion deficient. and tom... copy incapable. it's open kimono time. looking good, dan. oh, we want to make sure all our ducks in a row. yeah. volume control syndrome. but we focus on the talent and skill that each person...
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>> larry: we're back. dr. irving using segments from cosby's "fat cosby and the character kids" as an education program she's designed. dr. irving, quickly, what's the definition of bullying? >> bullying is when someone intentionally cause harm or say hurtful things to others. >> larry: and it can be psychological or physical, right? >> it can be psychologically, physical, and verbal abuse. >> larry: bill, wasn't there bullying when you were a kid? >> big-time. >> larry: didn't we always see bullying? >> big-time. one of the stories that i think you and i since we're of that age can remember -- i don't know if you had a parent like it, but certainly people your age.
you remember when the big guy beat up the -- beat you up. and you came home crying. and your mother or your father said let's go back out and made you fight the bully. did you ever hear that? >> larry: no. i heard of it, but it didn't happen to me, bill. >> you had your own tv show when you were a kid. >> larry: no, my father had passed away. and my mother -- i was bullied a little, but not a lot. >> yeah, well anyway, of course you did. we had guys on the corner. i was born in 1937, there were guys on the corner, young teenagers. and the point, larry, is these adults have to get in now. this is something that cannot just fly away and happen by itself. if you're in charge, if you're a teacher, if you're someone in a rec center or something,
recognize it and it can be stopped. kids understand and bullies as -- as you were asking -- a long time ago, bullies had different philosophies about when to bully and when not to bully. and this thing of getting together and staying on a person who may before the bullying started a kid may be very depressed without even happening. and then by the time you apply it, the bullying and you stay on it -- i call it a form of hate and hatred. if you don't realize you're bullying, somebody tells you, you stop it. >> larry: what makes a kid, bill, do you think susceptible to bullying? >> depression. i think a kid may be have low self-esteem, want to belong, or
have some -- someone or people at home not giving the strength and/or looking at the child and saying, you know, how do you feel today? i think also that these kids have too much time in the room alone at home with the computer and this becomes very important to them. it becomes another life -- one that they disappear out of the home and away from the parent or the love caregiver. >> larry: dr. irving, what kind of kids get bullied? >> children who have low self-esteem, children like dr. cosby mentioned, who are depressed, and usually who do not have a support system at home. not only not have a support system at home, but if they see
bullying at home, they may carry it to the school. >> but also, the computer -- this is a new life that kids get into and want to join and want to be a part of. when they see these things, see they're able to tune in and see a group of people beating somebody up, because the kids who join in also to get together, to pick on someone, there's a -- there's a group -- i saw on the news thing washington, d.c., about four years ago, that four or five girls going up and down the subway following a girl and beat her up because they knew that she was still a virgin. >> larry: oh boy. we'll be back with more from bill cosby and dr. marilyn irving. we'll ask bill also later on what he thinks of this late night goings on.
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>> larry: george lopez is our guest at the bottom of the hour. he'll be with us from the set of "lopez tonight" just ahead. we'll even ask cosby what he thinks about this late night shuffle involving o'brien and lopez. but back to the important topic of bullying. we'll take another look at the "fat albert and cosby kids" episode on bullying. important. watch. >> why do you also harassing us
kids, slappy? >> because i feel like it, see? >> you wouldn't do this to fat albert. >> that tub of lard don't scare me none. >> slappy -- >> if fat albert was here, i'd tell him a few things. >> hey, hey, hey -- what you got to say? >> larry: let's take a call for bill cosby and dr. irving. springfield, illinois. hello. >> caller: hello, how are you, larry? >> larry: good. >> caller: i have a question for dr. cosby. does he think bullying is something new within the last ten years or twenty years? what is his time frame? >> no, it's not new at all. at all. >> larry: we hear more about it, though, right, with media. >> it's not that we're hearing about it. what we're getting is at a point where people who should be handling the situations appear
to be ignoring it. >> larry: teachers or -- >> of every -- the school, the parents, people need to look at their children and they need to really find out what's going on with so and so. you're not yourself today. what's the problem? we also may have a problem because the kid may not -- may be caught up in -- i don't want people to think i'm a snitch. a lot of things going on. we really have to look at our kids. >> larry: yeah. dr. irving, do you see any improvement at all? i mean, we had a suicide two weeks ago? >> no, i don't. and i agree with dr. crosby. sometimes bullying is being ignored and it's ignored by i think the school districts. >> larry: ignored how? they don't -- >> let me put it to you this way. if you look at some schools,
there's one counselor for 420 kids. unless that child really steps out and comes to that counselor, how would one know? >> larry: yeah. let's take a call. tucson, arizona, hello? oh, i'm sorry. tucson, arizona, hello. >> caller: how are you? >> larry: okay. >> caller: bill cosby -- i think you guys are great. i'm only 55. i'm an ex-bully. and my question is this -- when we bullied back when we were kids, it was restricted to a group of kids. there may have been 10 or 15 kids. now with the internet, do you think that the internet -- 24-hour news cycles, i don't remember anybody committing
suicide that we bullied. is it because with the internet it spreads out around the world, the local government, the state, everywhere? it seems like. is that what adds to the pressure of what the recipient of being bullied is? >> larry: good point, bill? >> yes, it does. and it does because, for example, when phoebe prince was being bullied, it's called cyberbullying where children post bad things about other children, where they say hurtful things. they spread rumors. and if a child has a low self-esteem, it's very hurtful and will cause the child to become depressed and fearful. >> larry: bill, are you shocked when teachers and administrators in the prince case saying they had no idea it was going on? >> i don't know if shocked is the word as much as i did not
believe -- i don't believe you can take a job as a teacher, as a superintendent, as a principal and not recognize when you're being told by parents. for instance, when our daughter erica had a problem, she reported it to us. mrs. cosby then went to the school. the school immediately -- and erica's maybe 7, 8 years old. immediately brought the parents in of the child who was doing the bullying. and it -- it worked. >> larry: yeah. we've got more coming up. was george lopez, by the way, the key to conan's deal with tbs? we're going to ask them from the set of "lopez tonight."
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>> larry: take a call. hattiesburg, mississippi. hello. >> caller: hi, thanks, larry. this is for dr. cosby. i work with a grassroots anti-bullying campaign called the coastal factor. we try to fight bullying through education, communication, and legislation. what do you think of the criminalization of bullying behavior? >> larry: yeah. what about making it a crime, bill? >> well, first of all, i think that it is hateful, and secondly, i don't know what you're going to do with all these kids.
because most of your prisons like the state of california is now -- i just think they have prison camps -- i don't think the state of california has anything to do with turning the criminal line around in terms of behavior to put a person back in to society -- >> larry: these nine people have been charged with the case of the girl who committed suicide. do you think they should be criminally charged? >> i think they need to be fixed if they are charged, why are we charging them? you're a taxpayer, i'm a taxpayer. if they go to jail, you and i are responsible for paying $41,000 or more a year for them to be incarcerated. what is prison supposed to be about? >> larry: supposed to rehab and punishment at the same time. >> that's what i want. but if you're not going to rehab them, we're not making any
sense. so put them in and put -- let's hire psychiatrists to work with these people and turn them around. >> larry: makes sense. before you leave us, bill, we have to ask, what do you make of what's going on late night, lopez, o'brien, leno. what do you make of all of this? >> i'm sorry i started it. it's all because i wouldn't -- i didn't want my own show at that hour. so now all three of these people are just wandering around -- the networks are having a terrible time. >> larry: you turned down a late-night show? >> i turned everybody down. i turned down george lopez. >> larry: why did you turn them down? >> george wanted me to take conan's slot. and i said no to george. then conan -- conan offered me george's slot. and i turned it down. then -- >> larry: so --
>> somebody else came along. i think it was george burns or -- was it carlin -- somebody asked me, i'll have none of it. >> larry: thank you, bill cosby for setting us straight. and now you know the rest of the story. dr. marilyn irving and bill cosby, thank you so much. half of team loco is standing by ready to launch tbs' new late-night lineup. the george lopez -- the george lopez, is next. george, you ready to go? >> i'm ready to go on and profess my love for bill cosby, also. i love bill. >> larry: okay. well done. get ready to laugh. that's peace of mind for every size family. chevy... may the best car win.
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never happy. i'm really happy. >> from "the tonight show" yet to be seen. you've seen it here first. he'll be on later. george lopez, actor, comic, and host of executive producer of "lopez tonight," on america's most favorite channel these days, tbs. he played a role of bringing conan o'brien to tbs' late night. so, george, conan, and i are all working for the same people all with you. george joins us from the set of "lopez tonight," part of team loco, as he calls it. give it to us straight. the story is you called up, conan is hesitant to do this. he didn't want to see someone get bumped to a later time. that you personally called conan and assured him it was okay. >> absolutely, larry. last wednesday steve coonan, the head of tbs, flew from atlanta to burbank, sat in my office and
said, i have something that sounds really crazy. and i want to propose this to you and let you know. if i don't have your blessing, this deal does not go forward. what do you think of conan o'brien coming to tbs and taking the 11:00 spot and you go to midnight? i said, i think it's fantastic. he said, will you call conan and tell him how you feel about tbs and how you feel we do business? i said absolutely. tbs and warner pictures and telepictures has being nothing but great to "lopez tonight," nothing but great to me. and conan is a wonderful asset to the tbs family. and also, i believe that this combination, almost the same sex desi arnaz and lucille ball, if you will, will take late night in to a new generation. and change the landscape. larry, i'm a latino, i know something about landscape, it's going to be fantastic come november. >> larry: george, what did conan say to you when you called him and said it was all right with you? what did he say to you? >> you know, everybody's been asking me this question.
i haven't answered this question from the time conan and i last spoke on sunday. i'm going to tell you, and i think respectfully conan will not have an issue with this. what he was concerned with was that he wasn't going to do to me what was done to him at nbc. that was his biggest concern. that he did not want to get, as they say on twitter, "lenoed." i am not getting "lenoed." i welcome conan. moving to midnight -- i go to work an hour later? come on. it's a greem come true. and the pay's the same? conan o'brien wanted to know that he could do the type of show that he wanted to do. and his biggest concern was that he was not going to do to me what was done to him. that was not the case. if you hear about that, you didn't hear it from me. that's not the case. >> larry: george, in the conversation did he tell you he was going to take the deal? >> you know, he didn't tell me that he was going to take the deal. i didn't hear about it until the morning when i was in a meeting this monday morning. and it just -- everything
changed. i mean, everything -- i almost feel like -- you know, i almost feel like one of the "dancing with the stars" that got voted on to the next week. my profile is changed in a day. no longer did i get confused with eric estrada or rodriguez anymore. i'm george lopez, come on, larry, jorge, you know? >> larry: did you think he would take it after you spoke to him? >> i know the one thing that was important to him, the freedom of doing the show that was edgy, that was his own, that was a vision of his own show, like we do at "lopez tonight." when we go to cable, there are no stations or no affiliates. they allow you to do your type of show. i believe the system of the network talk show is a little bit dated. larry, the guys are a little older, they're not as fresh. people are tuning away. the demographic for "lopez tonight" is 33 years old. that's amazingly young, and if conan it is an incredible
contribution to a dynamic two-hour block every night. come on -- i don't have to -- it sells itself. come on. >> larry: are you saying -- are you predicting, then, that these shows are going to do very well -- the 11:00 and the 12:00? >> i'm pry predicting these shows will change late-night tv. the shows are on friday night. and in november, i've been doing that. and conan is a fantastic addition to tbs. and, listen, he's on earlier. he needs to get out earlier and get out and get some sun. eventually i want us to end up being the same color. >> larry: you have a goal. >> i have a goal. we want to end up the same color. and the size of our heads, no one is going to -- no one is going to miss the show. >> larry: we'll ask if the suits anted up for george since he helped to land conan. did he get anything extra for this? a big bonus, big thank you, big studio? some special dressing room? we'll ask next.
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right now, unofficially and allegedly, a word that i like to use, that i probably will be picked up for another season. >> larry: uh-huh. >> i feel comfortable enough putting tbs on the spot with you. the contract could have been up, you know, in a couple of weeks. so i -- i believe that i will continue for another year. and -- >> larry: i would -- >> -- here's the beautiful part. you always know someone is making more money than you when the terms of their deal aren't disclosed. >> larry: by the way, do you know where conan will do his show from? do you know where he's going to work, physically? >> i believe it would be done at warner brothers. we're trying to keep him close because he and i want to have something you don't see in late night. we want to have synergy. craig ferguson and letterman, east coast, west coast. we would like to talk. conan and i talked about him doing things together. about him being in the lot, he and i doing pieces back and
forth which is innovative for late night tv. >> larry: is there space there? is there room on the lot they could build a nice studio by november? >> well, you know, i'm prepared to blow out dark blue which is right on the stage next to me. "big bang theory," hands off, "two and a half men," hands off, "deep blue" maybe we can get them to move out. >> larry: by the way, conan is now on tour with his live comedy show, legally prohibited from being funny on television. but he was still featured in a way on last night's "lopez tonight." watch. >> i look forward to you being a lead-in opposite "family guy." >> why don't you two get together and have a couple of spanglish love children? >> all right, that's it, conan, he's your lead-in. he's head and shoulders above your former lead-in. >> hey, i followed a baby for years. >> come on, guys.
that's hitting below the belt. i'm not the bad guy. we're all friends. you guys can carpool. in the rumble seat. see the news this weekend? tiger had a tough weekend. hear about that? hey, we have big guests coming up on the show. >> wow, now he's trying to take over this sketch. >> larry: funny, george. funny stuff. >> thank you. >> larry: by the way, do you have any background with conan? are you friends? do you know him well? >> you know, i was on conan's show twice in 2004. in 2003, we co-hosted the emmys together. we've been cordial and honest with each other. i think it's interesting in hollywood, this deal was brokered the way the deals used to be done. a guy comes in the office, this is my intention, if i have your blessing, this is what i'm going to do. i picked up the phone, called conan on wednesday. he started to mull it over. i talked to him on sunday night, man to man, i called his number, he picked up the phone. we did it the way things used to be done, face-to-face, phone call-to-phone call. that's the kind of integrity
that conan has. he wanted to make sure that i was happy moving to midnight and that i was okay, that he would not have come over if he had -- if he would even feel a little bit like, you know, he was going to have done to him what jay leno did to him. >> larry: honestly, george, were you team cocoa or team leno? >> i have to tell you the truth -- if a show is promised to somebody, then that person should have a chance to succeed or fail on his own terms. the 10:00 show that jay leno did in front of conan o'brien was a disservice to conan having a fair shot of succeeding as the host of "the tonight show." it was offered to him six years before. it was not a surprise. and in my opinion, as george lopez, i don't think jay leno should have done a show at 10:00. >> larry: so you were team coco -- >> i'm team coco -- now i'm team loco.
>> larry: you know, that crossover idea is interesting. are we going to see him the beginning of yours, you'll come on at the end of his. you'll be like a team. >> you know, i think that would work. conan, unfortunately, with a significant amount of severance that he was given has been asked to stay off for the -- until the end of september. i think he was givenmy nbc a billion dollars a day until the end of september to stay off. >> larry: not bad. we would have taken that. >> i'm trying to get carrot top to fill his shoes until the end of september. >> larry: have to do it from vegas. we'll talk about sarah palin, kate gosselin and other newsmakers next with jorge. don't go way way. (announcer) feeling back pain?
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>> larry: welcome back. a couple of moving reads for you on our blog. first yankees slugger mark teixeira befriended a young boy with cancer when the boy needed him most. and the other baseball icon, hank aaron reveals his fight with osteoarthritis. hank is open and honest about a chronic condition. makes predictions about the 2010 baseball season. go to cnn.com/larryking and check it out. conan o'brien is a guest from his set.
let's switch to a few hot comedy topics. kate gosselin, she's competing on "dancing with the stars," what are your thoughts about kate? >> larry, i have to tell you, i have never enjoyed anything more than kate gosselin dancing on "dancing with the stars." i went in person a week ago. it is a train wreck you cannot turn away from. i don't know why she bothers to train. kettle one is the secret to her rhythm and her dancing feet. you think someone with such a talented cervix and hip area could be able to gyrate and keep a rhythm. >> larry: you're giving her the thumbs down. >> no, i'm giving her the thumbs up. i was on twitter. i follow you on twitter, by the way. i'm on twitter and i want everybody to vote to keep kate gosselin on "dancing with the
stars." last night i watched with my wife, my daughter, the dogs in the bed. it was like a norman rockwell painting. only kate gosselin has been able to make that happen in my house. i'm not ready to make that end. >> larry: what about sarah palin, reports are she's made $12 million in the last year. >> those are alaskan dollars. the -- here's the beauty of sarah palin. with her at fox news, she's not the craziest person at fox news anymore. there's something to be said about that. >> larry: that's a good way to look at it. >> she makes glenn beck -- >> larry: she what? >> she makes glenn beck look significantly abnormal. >> larry: george has had a lot to say -- >> i will say this, larry. let me say this. >> larry: hold on, yes, what do you want to say? >> let me say this.
everyone is trying to build a wall, they don't know what the answer to immigration is. i'll give you the answer, larry king, to immigration. if sarah palin wins and runs for president in 2012, i have a reliable source as the head of all of the latinos, we will voluntarily go back to mexico if she becomes president of the united states. there it is. >> larry: there you have it from george himself who has had a lot to say about tiger woods on his show. here's a sample. >> phil mickelson won the masters with the lowest score in nine years. bill thanked his wife. then tiger woods immediately said, screw you, man. rub it in. >> larry: by the way, george, tmz reported you had a pleasant meeting with tiger woods last week in the locker room at
augusta national. is that true or false? >> i was a guest, a former champion, and friend of mine, mike weir, i was in the champions locker room. it's not a big locker room. he and i are sitting there. in walks tiger woods' swing coach and tiger woods with his swing coach. i thought for sure i'm either going to take a swing or reminiscent without an escalade take a nine iron to the side of the face. neither of that happened, thank god, larry. >> larry: what did tiger say to you? >> you know what, he said hello, he was very gracious. very few people know that tiger woods played, since he was released from sex rehab, he played with an ankle monitor much like criminals do for crimes. his was a little bit different. he had an ankle monitor that could detect maple syrup to keep him on the course and out of pancake houses and waffle houses in the area. >> larry: we'll be back with more of george lopez. he is a smurf, by the way. it's not an insult, it's a fact. next.
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amy, what are you doing?! >> changing a light bulb. >> no, get down there. you've got to make it one last day without getting injured. >> i know, dim light is responsible for 56% of the accidents in the workplace. did you know in 1992 -- i see it, i see it! in 1992 there was a study that -- ah! >> are you okay? >> yeah, yeah, my leg broke my fall. >> larry: funny. what a show that was, by the way. sandra bullock, george, a terrific lady, going through some very tough times, was exec producer of your show, "george lopez," good friend of yours. have you talked to her? how is she doing? >> well, i want to say that without sandra bullock in my life, i would not have given an opportunity to succeed in this business. she has been a friend and an inspiration the ten years that i've known her. she is going through a difficult time, as everybody knows, but
she's a strong woman and we all love her. and wish the best for her. she's doing all right. i spent a little bit of time with her. she's doing as well as could be expected, larry. you know, let me tell you -- i can say this honestly. she's not been asked to host a late-night show. i can say that. >> larry: okay. i'm glad that's revealed. that's the one. by the way, what is it -- you going to do a smurf movie? >> yes, i've gone blue. i am in the new smurf movie with katie perry and i am grouchy smurf, larry. >> larry: grouchy smurf? george -- >> same size head, blue body. >> larry: by the way, you've done this show, now, this late-night show for five months. are you enjoying it? >> you know, i truly am enjoying it. i enjoy -- i'm curious, you know, here's the beauty of growing up with the tv as your sibling.
i watched "the tonight show" with johnny carson. johnny carson threw a party every night, johnny carson knew everybody in hollywood. johnny carson loved music. johnny carson smoked cigarettes. johnny carson was a good listener. that all came across. he was cool. my homage and this show is a dedication to what i grew up watching. craig ferguson, probably the most innovative guy, because most of his show is done off the cuff. that's amazing. i have no ill will toward anybody. and like i said, i'm happy that conan's coming and it makes late-night exciting. it's almost like a heavyweight division filled with contenders. everybody can knock everybody out. >> larry: does it mean, then, you don't go out and do stand-up anymore? >> you know, it's difficult. i was talking to chris rock about this on the show. it's difficult because of youtube and of twitter and
everybody having a videocamera. it's a little bit, when you're trying to work something out, larry, it's a little difficult to have something pulled that's maybe 40 seconds and take it. michael richards can tell you that he's not in favor of cameras in comedy clubs. i'd like to -- in the old days, when you would just go and whatever was said in that room was meant to stay in that room. >> larry: yeah. by the way, you mentioned chris rock. here's a little bit of chris last night on your show. watch. >> conan's coming to tbs. >> yes, yes, conan's coming? >> yes. >> where are you going? >> i'm staying. i'm going to midnight. he's going to 11:00 and i'm going to midnight. >> get the hell out of here. so you're going to move for the white man, huh? >> i am. i am. >> hey, i hope he appreciate this. >> i think the white man does appreciate it very much. >> okay. and you don't got to clean a park, nothing, right? >> no. and i get to go to work an hour later. that's a latino dream come true. an hour later.
>> larry: that's a great line. that was a lot of terrific stuff. you could tell you really enjoyed him, right? >> you know, i really do. i love music, you know, i've made some great relationships. jennifer lopez is coming back. jennifer lopez hijacked my monologue about a month and a half ago. she's coming back as a guest. luke wilson, kara, the judge from "american idol," is not only a guest on the show, she's going to sing. i'm not sure that's happened anywhere else, but it's happening on "lopez tonight." a lot of stuff happens on "lopez tonight." larry, you know that. >> larry: and we might add, larry king is also coming to "lopez tonight." >> larry king is coming to "lopez tonight" and lopez is going to host "larry king live" soon. >> larry: you're right. you got it, brother. great seeing you, george. look forward to seeing you soon. george lopez, you can catch "lopez tonight" on tbs at 11:00, till it moves.