ON with Mario Lopez from 7-11pm
A man of many trades, Mario Lopez has the overwhelming desire to always keep active. As the host of the nationally syndicated radio show On with Mario Lopez and the daily TV show EXTRA, Lopez keeps his audience up to date on the latest celebrity news and gossip. Concurrently, he is the host and producer of One on One with Mario Lopez on NUVOtv. Not only does Lopez have a penchant for the entertainment industry, but he is also an avid sports fan. He has taken his love for sports, specifically boxing, to the next level as a recurring commentator on HBO Boxing and he recently produced a documentary based on the sport. Lopez’s warm demeanor and ability to engage audiences has made him a sought-after entertainer across multiple platforms. His daily, four-hour, music-intensive radio program, On with Mario Lopez, has already made an impact since its launch on 104.3 MYfm in January 2012. In the latest ratings survey, the Los Angeles radio station experienced double-digit ratings growth: +21% with Women 25-54 and +53% with Women 18-49 (Source: Nielsen Audio, JAN’14 vs. DEC’11, PPM, MF 7p-11p, W 25-54 & W 18- 49). Premiere Networks launched the program into national syndication in April 2012. Heard by 3 million weekly listeners on more than 50 stations nationwide, the program originates from Universal City Walk in Los Angeles, and features a unique blend of entertainment stories and celebrity interviews from Lopez’s unique point of view. In addition to airing on radio stations across the U.S., the program can also be heard on www.OnWithMario.com, iHeartRadio.com and the iHeartRadio mobile app. In the last year, the program has experienced triple digit audience growth: +119% with Women 25-54 and +109% with Women 18-49. (Source: Nielsen Audio, FA’13 vs. FA’12, Nationwide, Exact Times, AQH, W 25-54 & W 18-49.) Lopez is a New York Times Best Selling author for his healthy eating guide Extra Lean. In May
2011, he released the follow up to Extra Lean entitled Extra Lean Family. This new book featured recipes and tips that are beneficial to the entire family. Additionally, Lopez penned Mario Lopez’s Knockout Fitness, a best-selling fitness book that offers readers a look into his impressive workout regime, and Mud Tacos, a vibrant children’s book he co-authored with his sister Marissa. As a follow up to Mud Tacos, in September 2011 Lopez released Mario & Baby Gia, a children’s book he wrote for his daughter, Gia. No stranger to rigorous routines, Lopez danced his way to the finals in the third season of ABC’s hit show Dancing with the Stars. Shortly after, in the summer 2009, Lopez successfully completed his
first run on Broadway. He starred in the long running hit musical A Chorus Line as the audience-loved character “Zach.” Lopez was named the Alumni Ambassador of Fitness by the Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA), while joining the ranks of some 25 other prominent alumni, including Denzel Washington and President Clinton, in the organization’s BE GREAT campaign. Lopez will help bring to light the major issues affecting today’s young people, including the importance of graduating from high school and maintaining a healthy lifestyle, and the key role community-based organizations like Boys & Girls Clubs play in the positive development of children. A popular guest on the talk show circuit, Lopez can be seen regularly on programs such as The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Today and a slew of other talk shows. Lopez is also often called upon to co-host some of the nation’s most venerable morning shows including Today, Good Morning America, The View and The Talk. Even with all his other ventures, Lopez is still in love with acting. Lopez reincarnated his guest starring role as “Dr. Mike Hamoui” on the final season of F/X network’s popular show Nip/Tuck. Lopez’s run on the series garnished an instant and well-deserved cult following. He previously starred in the highest-rated program in ABC Family history Holiday in Handcuffs. He also starred opposite Mark Consuelos in the made-for-TV movie Husband for Hire, which was the most-watched program ever on the Oxygen Network. Lopez also previously hosted MTV’s highly-rated program America’s Best Dance Crew and Fox’s highly-rated program The X Factor. Lopez currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife Courtney Mazza, their daughter Gia and son Dominic.