George Lopez's semi-autobiographical TV Land comedy series, Lopez, reaches its second season finale on Wednesday, June 21. Fans of the comedian, and the series, are therefore likely watching in anticipation, wondering if Lopez will return for Season 3?
There has been no word yet about if Lopez on TV Land has been renewed. In April, it was announced that TV Land's network darling Younger and Teachers were both renewed. An article in The Hollywood Reporter about the renewal of Younger and Teachers also reported that the network's new show Nobodies was renewed before it even premiered (hello, it's got Melissa McCarthy's name attached), while Throwing Shade and Lopez's fates hung in the balance. If it did return, though, it would likely air in March 2018, just as the past two seasons have.
With the Lopez finale fast approaching, there is no news to quell fans concerns. After all, this would not be the first semi-autobiographical comedy from George Lopez that fans have had to say goodbye to. There was the family sitcom George Lopez, which ran for six seasons on ABC, and Saint George, a more adult semi-autobiographical show which lasted one season on FX.
While fans wait for news about Lopez, there are plenty of other popular semi-autobiographical, comedian-helmed sitcoms to tide them over.
Louis C.K.'s philosophical brand of comedy translated well into his FX series which incorporated scripted storylines intertwined with stand-up. Seasons 1 - 5 are streaming on Netflix.
Marc Maron played a semi-autobiographical version of himself, podcast and all, on this self-titled IFC series. The full series is available on Netflix.
3'Master Of None'
Renaissance man Aziz Ansari's stand-up about love, family, and being a modern man inspired his Netflix original series Master Of None. Both of the show's seasons are streaming, and hopefully there are more episodes to come.
4'The Sarah Silverman Program'
Sarah Silverman's shocking, raunchy, absurd, and hilarious stand-up comedy made for a shocking, raunchy, absurd, and hilarious Comedy Central show that ran for three seasons.
5'The Carmichael Show'
The Carmichael Show is based on the life of comedian Jerrod Carmichael. The show does not shy away from sensitive subjects and provides thoughtful commentary, true to Carmichael's style. The Carmichael Show currently airs on NBC, but the first two seasons are on Netflix.
6'The Jim Gaffigan Show'
Jim Gaffigan's stand-up is mostly about food and raising five kids. His clean comedy is just as hilarious when translated into a TV Land sitcom. The gone-too-soon series lasted two seasons.
The absurd comedy series is based on Maria Bamford's real life issues with depression and mental illness — and the comedian's real midwestern parents. The first season of the Netflix original series is streaming now.
Jerry Seinfeld's stand-up not only inspired NBC's landmark series, but it also was incorporated into the show, the brick wall behind Seinfeld in these moments became an iconic trope. The show about nothing, based on stand-up about nothing, is available on Hulu.
9'Curb Your Enthusiasm'
We couldn't talk Seinfeld without Larry David's Curb Your Enthusiasm. After Seinfeld, the comedian got his semi-autobiographical HBO series based on life without Seinfeld. Curb is available on Amazon Prime.
10'Everybody Loves Raymond'
Ray Romano's stand-up about his family turned into a nine season hit comedy loosely based on the comedian's family. The series is available in full on Netflix.
11'Everybody Hates Chris'
The show's title was inspired by Ray Ramano, but the content was based on Chris Rock's comedy about his own coming of age. The series is available on Hulu.
Stand-up comic Roseanne Barr's material about motherhood and blue collar life turned into '90s hit Roseanne. The show is still so beloved that it is coming back for more episodes this fall.
Whatever you choose to watch, there's plenty out there for Lopez fans — even if his show doesn't come back for more.