A SUMMER OF LAUGHS, LOVE AND LUGGAGE AT THE TNETS
PREMIERE DATES ANNOUNCED FOR “CHAD,” “THE BIG D” & “101 PLACES TO PARTY BEFORE YOU DIE”
SECOND SEASONS OF MAX ORIGINALS “TITANS” AND “LOVE LIFE” TO AIR ON TNT AND TBS THIS SUMMER AS PART OF THE NETWORKS’ FRONT ROW PREMIUM CONTENT OFFERING
LOS ANGELES (May 5, 2022) – TBS and truTV announce July premiere dates for “Chad,” “The Big D” and “101 Places to Party Before You Die”. In addition, the second seasons of Max Originals “Titans” and “Love Life” will air on TBS and TNT respectively as part of Front Row, the networks’ premium, limited commercial interruption content destination for select Max Original series and key TBS and TNT content. These titles join the previously announced summer premiere of TNT’s “Animal Kingdom” on June 19 with back-to-back episodes starting at 9:00pm ET/PT.
2021’s #1 new scripted cable comedy series, “Chad” returns on Monday, July 11 at 10:00pm ET/PT, starring creator, executive producer, and showrunner, Nasim Pedrad (“Saturday Night Live,” “Aladdin”).*
Summer break is over and it’s sophomore year for newly elected class president, Chad Amani (Pedrad). In this hilarious second season, Chad deals with a scandal that quickly ends his presidency, has a surprising new love interest, and gets a visit from his tough-as-nails Iranian grandmother – all while continuing to worry about his popularity, and discovering new ways to relate to his Persian cultural roots. Chad’s epic path to teenage self-realization is not always a straight line–but the support from his family and best friend Peter (Jake Ryan) keep Chad on track, giving him the confidence to help him become who he has always wanted to be – the most American boy in the history of the world.
Returning cast for season two will include Jake Ryan as Peter; Paul Chahidi as Uncle Hamid; Saba Homayoon as Naz, Chad’s mother; Ella Mika as Chad’s sister, Niki; Alexa Loo as Denise; and Thomas Barbusca as Reid. Sara Malal Rowe has also been added to the lineup this season.
Pedrad is creator, executive producer and showrunner on “Chad.” Max Searle serves as co-showrunner with Pedrad and executive producer. Rob Rossell executive produced and co-developed “Chad”. Oly Obst (3 Arts) also serves as an executive producer.
*TBS has moved the season two premiere of “Chad” to July 11th from the previously announced April 11 date.
“The Big D”
Premiering Thursday, July 7 at 9:00pm ET/PT, “The Big D” is an explosive ten-episode dating competition series that takes on the relationship space with a twist, following recent divorcees as they search for romance in paradise with one catch – their exes will be along for the journey. Over the course of several weeks, 10 divorced couples move into a tropical villa in Costa Rica to re-learn how to date and search for love amongst a group of other single divorcees – including their ex. The group takes part in revealing relationship EX-ercises designed to help the singles form connections, make peace with their former partners, and finally get over the issues holding them back from dating. Each episode, one person who isn’t relationship material will be eliminated. Jealous exes may try to send their rival home or perhaps even defend their exes’ honor – the possibilities are endless. Hosts JoJo Fletcher and Jordan Rodgers (“The Bachelorette”) are no strangers to courting in-front-of a camera and will be on-hand to help the divorcees get back into the dating game.
“The Big D” is produced for TBS by Lighthearted Entertainment with Rob LaPlante, Jeff Spangler and Kevin Lee serving as executive producers.
“Love Life” Season Two
The second season of “Love Life” will launch on Sunday, July 31 at 10:00pm ET/PT on Front Row on TBS.
Season two of the Max Original romantic comedy anthology series “Love Life” focuses on Marcus Watkins (Emmy® nominee and executive producer William Jackson Harper). After his marriage unexpectedly implodes, Marcus is forced to rebuild his life brick by brick, hoping to find a love that will last, once and for all.
Season two stars series regulars William Jackson Harper, Jessica Williams, Punkie Johnson and Chris “Comedian CP” Powell; recurring guest stars Arian Moayed, Leslie Bibb and John Earl Jelks; and guest stars Maya Kazan, Ego Nwodim, Kimberly Elise, Blair Underwood, Janet Hubert, Jordan Rock and Steven Boyer. Keith David narrates. Season one’s Anna Kendrick, who also executive produces, Zoë Chao, Peter Vack, Sasha Compére and Nick Thune will appear in season two.
“Love Life” season two is co-showrun by creator Sam Boyd, Bridget Bedard and Rachelle Williams. Boyd, Bedard and Williams serve as executive producers with Anna Kendrick, William Jackson Harper, Paul Feig and Dan Magnante. “Love Life” is produced by Lionsgate Television and Feigco Entertainment.
The second season of “Titans” will launch on Tuesday, July 5 at 10:00pm ET/PT on Front Row on TNT.
In season two, following the aftermath of their encounter with Trigon, Dick reforms the Titans. Under his supervision in their new home at Titans Tower, Rachel, Gar and Jason Todd (new series regular Curran Walters) train together to hone their hero abilities and work together as a team. They are joined by Hank Hall and Dawn Granger aka Hawk and Dove (new series regulars Alan Ritchson and Minka Kelly) and Donna Troy aka Wonder Girl (new series regular Conor Leslie). Although these original Titans attempt to transition into a regular life, when old enemies resurface everyone must come together to take care of unfinished business. And as this family of old and new Titans – including Conner Kent (new series regular Joshua Orpin) and Rose Wilson (new series regular Chelsea Zhang) – learn to co-exist, the arrival of Deathstroke (new series regular Esai Morales) brings to light the sins of the old Titans which threaten to tear this new Titans family apart once more.
“101 Places To Party Before You Die”
Inspired by the best-selling book, “101 Places to Get F*cked Up Before You Die,” truTV’s new buddy-travel series, premiering Thursday, July 14 at 10:30pm ET/PT, follows comedians and longtime pals, Adam Pally (“Sonic 2″, “Happy Endings”) and Jon Gabrus (“Game Over, Man!”) on an epic summer bromance. Accidental travel hosts, Pally and Gabrus, are given family-sanctioned three-day weekend escapes to venture across the U.S. to different destinations to experience everything they have to offer. Stepping off the beaten path, the guys champion the authenticities of each stop and share with viewers their love of the unexplored. Even after 15 years of friendship and adventure, there’s still so much for them to discover from unique foods and drinks to local sites, and other idiosyncrasies that make each city tick. Locations featured include: Maui, Moab, Miami, Puerto Rico, Portland, Richmond, Atlanta and Denver.
From Warner Bros. Unscripted Television, “101 Places to Party Before You Die” is produced by Shed Media in association with Clone Wolf, Inc., High and Mighty Productions, Inc., 3 Arts Film & Television, Inc. and Artists First with Dan Peirson, Lisa Shannon, Michael Rucker, Julie Golden, Adam Pally, Jon Gabrus, Greg Walter, Josh Lieberman, Tucker Voorhees and Brian Steinberg serving as executive producers. Rucker also serves as showrunner.
TBS, a Warner Bros. Discovery brand, is a top-rated destination for television among young adults and known for escapist, lean-in entertainment, featuring smart, imaginative stories with heart and comedic edge. From scripted comedy series to late-night shows, game shows, and animated programming, TBS’ Originals slate is comprised of some of the most popular shows on cable — “AEW: Dynamite,” “Harry Potter: Hogwarts Tournament of Houses,” “Miracle Workers,” “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee,” ”American Dad!” and ”Chad.” The network’s slate of premium unscripted series includes “Go-Big Show,” “Wipeout,” “Friday Night Vibes,” “The Cube,” and “Rat in the Kitchen” along with upcoming series “The Big D” and “Stupid Pet Tricks”. TBS’ lineup also includes comedy hits like ”Young Sheldon” and ”The Big Bang Theory,” and classic sitcom favorite ”Friends,” blockbuster movies, and live event coverage of Major League Baseball, the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship and “ELEAGUE,” Warner Bros. Discovery’s eSports gaming competition. Website: www.tbs.com
TNT, a Warner Bros. Discovery brand, is watched by more people than any other cable network and known for big, lean-forward television that gives viewers the best seat in the house for electrifying stories, dynamic characters and thrilling events. TNT is home to some of television’s most popular original series including “Snowpiercer,” “Animal Kingdom,” and big-ticket movies. TNT is expanding its programming to include premium unscripted with the docuseries “Rich & Shameless,” “Rhodes to the Top,” and “Shaq Life.” TNT also presents primetime specials and sports coverage, including Inside the NBA, the NHL, NBA and NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championships and the professional wrestling league All Elite Wrestling (AEW), which has exploded onto the scene with “AEW: Rampage” and the AEW specials “Battle of the Belts”. Website: www.tntdrama.com
truTV, a Warner Bros. Discovery brand, is a bold, fresh entertainment network that gives viewers audacious content with laugh-out-loud moments and relatable characters. With millions of engaged fans across linear, digital and social channels, the cable network features a growing roster of critically acclaimed and fan-favorite, premium scripted, non-scripted and hybrid series, such as “The Impractical Jokers,” “Tacoma FD,” “Fast Foodies,” “Big Trick Energy,” “Backyard Bar Wars,” and upcoming new series “101 Places To Party Before You Die”. truTV is also a partner in airing the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship each year. Website: www.trutv.com