11:10 am November 17, 2009, by Rodney Ho
Atlanta-based TNT picked a couple of Atlanta icons, Sugarland and Usher, to help celebrate the holidays in its annual “Christmas in Washington” special to air December 20 at 8 p.m.
Sister station TBS’s new talk-show host George Lopez will host. Other stars include Mary J. Blige, Neil Diamond and Rob Thomas. Usually, the president and first wife show up. It will be taped at the National Building Museum Dec. 13.
TBS after Lopez’s show Wednesday night will debut a standup comedy show called “The Very Funny Show” hosted by former “Bill Engvall Show” star Tim Meadows.
The comics on night one include Henry Cho and Whitney Cummings.
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