The CW Network announced that George Lopez (“George Lopez,” “Beverly Hills Chihuahua”) will serve as host for the inaugural THE WORLD DOG AWARDS, making its debutThursday, January 15 (8:00-10:00 pm ET), on The CW Network. Filmed at the aptly named Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California on Saturday, January 10, THE WORLD DOG AWARDS will combine the glamour of a Hollywood awards show with the appreciation for man’s best friend.
Lopez, who was named one of Time Magazine’s 25 Most Influential Hispanics in America, starred in the multi-camera ensemble comedy “Saint George” and will next be seen in Lionsgate’s inspirational drama “Spare Parts,” which he produced. He also voiced animated characters in a string of blockbuster films including “The Smurfs,” “Rio” and “The Beverly Hills Chihuahua” franchises.
Along with George Lopez, dog-loving celebrities scheduled to appear include Beth Behrs (“Two Broke Girls”), Ian Somerhalder (“The Vampire Diaries”), JB Smoove (“Top Five”), Andy Cohen (“Watch What Happens: Live”), Jason Gann (“Wilfred”), Justin Silver (“Dogs in the City”), singer Lance Bass, Lisa Vanderpump (“The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills”), Mark Feuerstein (“Royal Pains”), Nikki Reed (the “Twilight” films), Perrey Reeves (“Entourage”), Robert Herjavec (“Shark Tank”), Ross Mathews (“E! News”), G. Hannelius (“Dog with a Blog”) and many more.