truTV August Programming Highlights





truTV August Programming Highlights

New “Impractical Jokers” & “Backyard Bar Wars” Episodes Airing on truTV This August
This August, truTV is here to provide some good laughs with a hysterical slate of original programming all month long including new “Impractical Jokers” episodes on August 5, 12, 19; and new “Backyard Bar Wars” episodes on August 5, 12, 19, 26.

See below for a full schedule.

Week of August 1
Monday, August 2
“Horrible Bosses” – 10pm ET/PT
”The Bounty Hunter” – 12:15am ET/PT
Thursday, August 5
“Impractical Jokers” – 10pm ET/PT
Joe, Sal, Q, and Murr showcase their creative vision by unveiling their new inventions. Later, they learn what it takes to get a date in the digital age. Finally, the losing joker embraces the role of a lifetime.
“Backyard Bar Wars” – 10:30pm ET/PT
Friday, August 6
“Big Daddy” – 10pm ET/PT
Saturday, August 7
“Meet the Parents” – 12pm ET/PT
Week of August 9
Monday, August 9
“Semi-Pro” – 10pm ET/PT
Thursday, August 12
“Impractical Jokers” – 10pm ET/PT
“Backyard Bar Wars” – 10:30pm ET/PT
Friday, August 13
“A Knight’s Tale” – 10pm ET/PT
Saturday, August 14
“Meet the Fockers” – 12pm ET/PT
Week of August 16
Monday, August 16
“The Replacements” – 10pm ET/PT
Thursday, August 19
“Impractical Jokers” – 10pm ET/PT
“Backyard Bar Wars” – 10:30pm ET/PT
Friday, August 20
“Let’s Be Cops” – 10pm ET/PT
Saturday, August 21
“Little Fockers” – 12pm ET/PT
Week of August 23
Monday, August 23
“Rush Hour” – 10pm ET/PT
Thursday, August 26
“Backyard Bar Wars” – 10:30pm ET/PT
Friday, August 27
“Rush Hour 2″ – 10pm ET/PT
Saturday, August 28
“Horrible Bosses 2” – 12pm ET/PT

About truTV
truTV, a WarnerMedia 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” and upcoming series “Backyard Bar Wars”. truTV is also a partner in airing the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship each year. Website: www.trutv.com



STATION 24 IS KICKIN’ ASH AND TAKING FLAMES ON SEASON THREE OF “TACOMA FD”





STATION 24 IS KICKIN’ ASH AND TAKING FLAMES ON SEASON THREE OF “TACOMA FD” RETURNING THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 ON TRUTV

truTV’s “Tacoma FD” Answers the Most Important Question of the Year in First Tease here.
Los Angeles, CA – July 15, 2021 – The third season of truTV’s blazing-hot firefighter comedy “Tacoma FD” is set to premiere Thursday, September 16, 2021 on truTV. The scripted series returns with 13 episodes as the crew deals with all new shenanigans including quarantines, prank wars, upgrades to Station 24 and the Annual Pickleball Tournament.

“Tacoma FD,” a Top 10 Comedy on ad-supported cable in 2020, is set in a firehouse in one of America’s rainiest cities. These firefighters keep themselves entertained with creative competitions, friendly first responder rivalries and no shortage of bizarre emergency calls. Chief Terry McConky (Kevin Heffernan) and Captain Eddie Penisi (Steve Lemme) lead the firehouse antics and are joined by an eclectic crew played by Eugene Cordero (Andy), Marcus Henderson (Granny), Gabriel Hogan (Ike), and Hassie Harrison (Lucy).

“Tacoma FD” is executive produced by Heffernan and Lemme alongside David Miner and Greg Walter from 3 Arts Entertainment as well as Inman Young and Savey Cathey from A24 Studios.

“Tacoma FD” Season 3 Release Date
“Tacoma FD” premieres Thursday, September 16, at 10pm ET. The new season will feature 13 episodes, with new episodes airing Thursdays at 10pm.

Season 1 and 2 episodes are available for catch up and streaming on HBO Max.

For more on “Tacoma FD”:
Website: https://www.trutv.com/shows/tacoma-fd

About truTV
truTV, a WarnerMedia 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” and more. truTV is also a partner in airing the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship each year. Website: www.trutv.com



Legendary Crown Victoria from “Impractical Jokers: The Movie” Goes Up for Auction





Legendary Crown Victoria from “Impractical Jokers: The Movie” Goes Up for Auction
Proceeds from the car auction will benefit the Tunnel to Towers Foundation.
[via press release from truTV]
Legendary Crown Victoria from “Impractical Jokers: The Movie” Goes Up for Auction

Charity Auction will benefit the Tunnel to Towers Foundation
New York/Los Angeles (July 1, 2021) — From the big screen to your driveway, fans of the “Impractical Jokers” now have a once-in-a-lifetime chance to drive away with Brian “Q” Quinn’s (The Tenderloins) blue 1991 Ford LTD Crown Victoria featured in “Impractical Jokers: The Movie.” This iconic vehicle goes on auction today atCharitybuzz.com/IJ and closes on July 15. The movie will make its network premiere on truTV on July 1st at 10:30pm ET/PT.

Proceeds from the car auction will benefit the Tunnel to Towers Foundation which honors U.S. military and first responders who continue to make the supreme sacrifice of life and limb for the country by providing mortgage-free smart homes to the nation’s catastrophically injured veterans and paying off the mortgages on the homes of America’s fallen first responders and Gold Star families with young children.

Said Brian ‘Q’ Quinn of The Tenderloins: “I first learned about the Tunnel to Towers Foundation while serving with FDNY Ladder Company 86/Engine 166 in Staten Island, and it’s important to me to take care of the people that take care of us. Every road trip movie has a secret star – the car that gets the heroes to their destination. For us, it was ‘Grandma Lucia,’ this 30-year-old Crown Vic.”

“Brian worked as a firefighter for nearly a decade – protecting his community and his neighbors right here in Staten Island. He knows first-hand the risks that come with putting on that uniform. We are honored for all that he has done to support the Foundation,” said Tunnel to Towers Chairman and CEO Frank Siller.

For more on Tunnel to Towers go to T2T.org.

“Impractical Jokers: The Movie” tells the story of a humiliating high school mishap from 1992 that sends the Impractical Jokers on the road in the Crown Victoria competing in hidden camera challenges. “Impractical Jokers: The Movie” premieres on Thursday, July 1st at 10:30 p.m., and new ninth season episodes of “Impractical Jokers” premiere on July 8th at 10:00 p.m. on truTV.

About truTV

truTV, a WarnerMedia 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” and upcoming series “Backyard Bar Wars”. truTV is also a partner in airing the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship each year. Website: www.trutv.com

About the Tunnel to Towers Foundation

The Tunnel to Towers Foundation is dedicated to honoring the sacrifice of FDNY Firefighter Stephen Siller, who laid down his life to save others on September 11, 2001. For 20 years the Foundation has supported our nation’s first responders, veterans, and their families by providing these heroes and the families they leave behind with mortgage-free homes. For more about the Tunnel to Towers Foundation and its commitment to DO GOOD, please visit T2T.org. Follow Tunnel to Towers on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram at @Tunnel2Towers.

About Charitybuzz

Charitybuzz is the world’s leading impact marketplace for once-in-a-lifetime experiences, exclusive items and unmatched access. Through its premier auction platform, upscale shopping experience and concierge business, Charitybuzz has raised $500 million for cause to date. In addition to incredible luxury travel, VIP event experiences, and rare memorabilia and collectibles, Charitybuzz features exclusive access to the world’s most influential personalities – Sir Paul McCartney, Stephen and Ayesha Curry, Tim Cook, Beyoncé, Eddie Vedder, Jack Nicklaus, Anna Wintour, Warren Buffett, Robert De Niro, and many more. Each purchase generates charitable impact in partnership with more than 4,500 non-profit organizations, including MusiCares, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, and Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Charitybuzz operates alongside sister company Prizeo, which hosts online sweepstakes to raise funds for cause. To learn more, please visitwww.charitybuzz.com.



truTV July Programming Highlights





truTV July Programming Highlights

“Impractical Jokers: The Impractical Jokers Awards;” Network TV Premiere of “Impractical Jokers: The Movie; New Episodes of “Impractical Jokers;” “Backyard Bar Wars” Series Premiere Airing on truTV This July
This July, truTV is here for a good laugh with a hilarious slate of original programming all month long including “Impractical Jokers: The Impractical Jokers Awards” and the network TV premiere of “Impractical Jokers: The Movie” airing on July 1; new episodes of “Impractical Jokers” on July 8; and the series premiere of “Backyard Bar Wars” on July 8.

See below for a full schedule.

Week of June 28
Thursday, July 1
“Impractical Jokers: The Impractical Jokers Awards” – 10pm ET/PT
Join Joe, Q, Sal and Murr for an Awards Special unlike any other, as they honor and celebrate moments of cinematic mastery and outstanding achievement over “Impractical Jokers” franchise comprising 200+ episodes.
“Impractical Jokers: The Movie” Network TV Premiere – 10:30pm ET/PT
The story of a humiliating high school mishap from 1992 that sends the four lifelong friends on the road competing in hidden camera challenges for the chance to turn back the clock and find redemption.
Friday, July 2
“Blended” – 10pm ET/PT

Week of July 5
Thursday, July 8
“Impractical Jokers” Season 9B Premiere – 10pm ET/PT
In Cable’s #1 Unscripted Comedy Series, four comedians and lifelong friends known as The Tenderloins compete to embarrass each other with a series of hilarious and outrageous antics. All the while, Sal, Joe, Q, and Murr challenge the limits of their friendship. At the end of every episode, the biggest loser must endure a punishment of epic proportions.
“Backyard Bar Wars” Series Premiere – 10:30pm ET/PT
“Backyard Bar Wars” is not your average build show. Based on the rising trend of DIY at-home bars, “Backyard Bar Wars” is a send-up of the classic home reno show combined with hilarious moments of comedian and host, Chris Distefano, roasting the builders in a way that only he can. The one thing that’s not a joke are the bars themselves – viewers can expect jaw-dropping reveals that will leave everyone watching thirsty for a second round.
“Impractical Jokers: After Party” – 11pm ET/PT
Friday, July 9
“Let’s Be Cops” – 10pm ET/PT
Saturday, July 10
“Blended” – 12pm ET/PT

Week of July 12
Monday, July 12
“Dumb and Dumber” – 10pm ET/PT
Thursday, July 15
“Impractical Jokers” – 10pm ET/PT
“Backyard Bar Wars” – 10:30pm ET/PT
A closet nerd and a karaoke queen build unique bars to battle for the title of Party Queen of the Valley.
Friday, July 16
“Ride Along” – 10pm ET/PT
Saturday, July 17
“Semi-Pro” – 12pm ET/PT

Week of July 19
Monday, July 19
“The Replacements” – 10pm PT/ET
Thursday, July 22
“Impractical Jokers” – 10pm ET/PT
“Backyard Bar Wars” – 10:30pm ET/PT
Two high school friends from Chicago build rival bars to see who can claim the “go-to” party house.
Friday, July 23
“The Change-Up” – 10pm ET/PT
Saturday, July 24
“Ride Along” – 12pm ET/PT
Week of July 26
Thursday, July 29
“Impractical Jokers” – 10pm ET/PT
“Backyard Bar Wars” – 10:30pm ET/PT

About truTV
truTV, a WarnerMedia 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” and upcoming series “Backyard Bar Wars”. truTV is also a partner in airing the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship each year. Website: www.trutv.com



truTV Debuts Official Trailer for “Backyard Bar Wars”





truTV Debuts Official Trailer for “Backyard Bar Wars”

The New Comedy Competition Series Will Premiere Thursday, July 8, at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT on truTV

LOS ANGELES (June 14, 2021) – “Backyard Bar Wars” is not your average build show. Based on the rising trend of DIY at-home bars, “Backyard Bar Wars” is a send-up of the classic home reno show combined with hilarious moments of comedian and host, Chris Distefano, roasting the builders in a way that only he can. The one thing that’s not a joke are the bars themselves – viewers can expect jaw-dropping reveals that will leave everyone watching thirsty for a second round.

“Backyard Bar Wars” is executive produced by Stephanie Noonan Drachkovitch, David Hale and Dan Snook of 44 Blue Productions, a Red Arrow Studios company, for truTV. The showrunner is Reno Camozzi.

About truTV
truTV, a WarnerMedia 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” and more. truTV is also a partner in airing the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship each year. Website: www.trutv.com



truTV June Programming Highlights





truTV June Programming Highlights

“Big Trick Energy” Season Finale, New “Impractical Jokers: Inside Jokes” Episodes
This June, truTV is here for a good laugh with a hilarious slate of original programming all month long including new episodes of “Impractical Jokers: Inside Jokes” and “Big Trick Energy” on June 3, 10, 17 and 24, with the season finale of “Big Trick Energy” on June 24.

See below for a full schedule.

Week of June 1
Thursday, June 3
“Impractical Jokers: Inside Jokes” – 10pm ET/PT
Inside Jokes packs classic, fan-favorite episodes of the show with shareable pop-up facts throughout. With behind-the-scenes stories and surprising factoids directly from the Jokers, this alternate version of existing content will give viewers a unique and unprecedented look behind the curtain.
“Big Trick Energy” – 10:30pm ET/PT
Chris, Wes, Eric, and Alex find an Average Joe named David Blane and train him to live up to his magical namesake by performing a killer magic trick. Plus, the boys drop magic at the Dollar Store and pull up to Red Light Magic
Friday, June 4
“The Ugly Truth” – 10pm ET/PT
Saturday, June 5
“Meet the Parents” – 12pm ET/PT
Week of June 7
Monday, June 7
“The Change-Up” – 10pm ET/PT
Thursday, June 10
“Impractical Jokers: Inside Jokes” – 10pm ET/PT
Inside Jokes packs classic, fan-favorite episodes of the show with shareable pop-up facts throughout. With behind-the-scenes stories and surprising factoids directly from the Jokers, this alternate version of existing content will give viewers a unique and unprecedented look behind the curtain.
“Big Trick Energy” – 10:30pm ET/PT
Chris, Wes, Eric, and Alex decide it’s time for a health cleanse. Plus, Chris pulls in some fish magic and Wes hypnotizes an unsuspecting bystander.
Friday, June 11
“R.I.P.D.” – 10pm ET/PT
Saturday, June 5
“Meet the Fockers” – 12pm ET/PT
Week of June 14
Monday, June 14
“The Heat” – 10pm ET/PT
Thursday, June 17
“Impractical Jokers: Inside Jokes” – 10pm ET/PT
Impractical Jokers: Inside Jokes packs classic, fan-favorite episodes of the show with shareable pop-up facts throughout. With behind-the-scenes stories and surprising factoids directly from the Jokers, this alternate version of existing content will give viewers a unique and unprecedented look behind the curtain.
“Big Trick Energy” – 10:30pm ET/PT
Chris, Wes, Eric, and Alex hit the slopes. Eric and Wes perform chairlift magic. Plus, The Great Ramsini hits the laundromat and Wes makes an impossible golf shot.
Friday, June 11
“Paul” – 10pm ET/PT
Saturday, June 5
“Little Fockers” – 12pm ET/PT
Week of June 21
Monday, June 21
“Dumb and Dumber To” – 10pm ET/PT
Thursday, June 24
“Impractical Jokers: Inside Jokes” – 10pm ET/PT
Impractical Jokers: Inside Jokes packs classic, fan-favorite episodes of the show with shareable pop-up facts throughout. With behind-the-scenes stories and surprising factoids directly from the Jokers, this alternate version of existing content will give viewers a unique and unprecedented look behind the curtain.
“Big Trick Energy” Season Finale – 10:30pm ET/PT
Chris, Wes, Eric, and Alex put their own spin on the legendary bullet catch. Plus, Alex reads people’s minds and Wes teaches some bar bets.
Friday, June 25
“Horrible Bosses 2” – 10pm ET/PT
Saturday, June 26
“National Security” – 12pm ET/PT

About truTV
truTV, a WarnerMedia 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” and upcoming series “Backyard Bar Wars”. truTV is also a partner in airing the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship each year. Website: www.trutv.com



TBS, TNT and truTV Announce July Premieres





It’s a Sizzling Hot Summer for the TNets as TBS, TNT and truTV Announce July Premieres

Programming Slate Features A New Installment of TBS’ Top-Rated Anthology, “Miracle Workers: Oregon Trail,” Plus Unscripted Series “Backyard Bar Wars” and a New Season of the Fan Favorite “Animal Kingdom”

New Episodes of “Impractical Jokers” Return
Along with the Premiere of the Awards Special “Impractical Jokers Awards Show”
and the Network Debut of “Impractical Jokers: The Movie”

LOS ANGELES (May 19, 2021) – The TNets (TBS, TNT and truTV) announced today July premiere dates for new and returning unscripted and scripted series. Kicking off July 1st, truTV fans can join The Tenderloins for their first-ever Awards Special, “Impractical Jokers Awards Show,” celebrating the most iconic moments from the franchise’s 200+ episodes at 10:00pm ET/PT, followed by the network premiere of “Impractical Jokers: The Movie” at 10:30pm ET/PT. On July 8th, new episodes from the ninth season of “Impractical Jokers” return at 10:00pm ET/PT on truTV, followed by, the series premiere of “Backyard Bar Wars” at 10:30pm ET/PT.

These shows join the previously announced launches of TBS’ new high-stakes game show “The Cube” with host Dwyane Wade on Thursday, June 10th at 9:00pm ET/PT; the fifth season of TNT’s critically acclaimed crime drama “Animal Kingdom” on July 11th at 9:00pm ET/PT; and a new installment of TBS’ top-rated anthology, “Miracle Workers: Oregon Trail” on July 13th at 10:30pm ET/PT.

Premiere dates and series descriptions for The TNets’ July slate include:

truTV

IMPRACTICAL JOKERS AWARDS SHOW – Thursday, July 1st at 10:00pm ET/PT
Join Joe, Q, Sal and Murr for an Awards Special unlike any other, as they honor and celebrate moments of cinematic mastery and outstanding achievement over “Impractical Jokers” franchise comprising 200+ episodes.

IMPRACTICAL JOKERS: THE MOVIE (NETWORK PREMIERE) – Thursday, July 1st at 10:30pm ET/PT
The story of a humiliating high school mishap from 1992 that sends the four lifelong friends on the road competing in hidden camera challenges for the chance to turn back the clock and find redemption.

IMPRACTICAL JOKERS (SEASON 9) – New Episodes Return Thursdays at 10:00pm ET/PT beginning July 8th
In Cable’s #1 Unscripted Comedy Series, four comedians and lifelong friends known as The Tenderloins compete to embarrass each other with a series of hilarious and outrageous antics. All the while, Sal, Joe, Q, and Murr challenge the limits of their friendship. At the end of every episode, the biggest loser must endure a punishment of epic proportions.

BACKYARD BAR WARS (SERIES PREMIERE) – Thursdays at 10:30pm ET/PT beginning July 8th
“Backyard Bar Wars” is not your average build show. Based on the rising trend of DIY at-home bars, “Backyard Bar Wars” is a send-up of the classic home reno show combined with hilarious moments of comedian and host, Chris Distefano, roasting the builders in a way that only he can. The one thing that’s not a joke are the bars themselves – viewers can expect jaw-dropping reveals that will leave everyone watching thirsty for a second round.


TNT

ANIMAL KINGDOM (SEASON 5) – Sundays at 9:00pm ET/PT beginning July 11th
In “Animal Kingdom” season five, Pope (Shawn Hatosy), Craig (Ben Robson), Deran (Jake Weary) and J (Finn Cole) are still dealing with the fallout from the events surrounding Smurf’s death, including family members out for revenge. With their kingdom without a leader, the Cody family’s struggle to maintain their fragile alliance, and to see which of them will come out on top. Meanwhile, they search for more information on Pamela Johnson whom Smurf made the beneficiary of her estate. And back in 1984, an increasingly volatile 29-year-old Smurf is forging her own path raising Pope and Julia and leading the charge on dangerous jobs with new and old friends.


TBS

MIRACLE WORKERS: OREGON TRAIL (SEASON 3) – Tuesdays at 10:30pm ET/PT beginning July 13th
The third season of the top-rated anthology comedy series “Miracle Workers,” this time transporting cast members Daniel Radcliffe, Steve Buscemi, Geraldine Viswanathan, Karan Soni and Jon Bass to the American Old West. Set in the year 1844, “Miracle Workers: Oregon Trail” follows an idealistic small-town preacher (Radcliffe) who teams up with a wanted outlaw (Buscemi) and an adventurous prairie wife (Viswanathan) to lead a wagon train west on the Oregon Trail across an American landscape which, much like today, is fraught with both promise and peril.

About TBS
TBS, a WarnerMedia 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 — “Miracle Workers,” “CONAN,” “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee,” “The Last O.G.,” “American Dad!” and “Chad.” The network’s slate of premium unscripted series includes “The Misery Index,” “Go-Big Show,” and fan favorite “Wipeout,” along with, upcoming series “Friday Night Vibes,” “The Cube” and “The Big D”. TBS’ lineup also includes comedy hits like “Family Guy” and “The Big Bang Theory,” classic sitcom favorites “Friends” and “Seinfeld,” blockbuster movies, and live event coverage of Major League Baseball, the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship and “ELEAGUE,” WarnerMedia’s eSports gaming competition. Website: www.tbs.com

About TNT
TNT, a WarnerMedia 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 “Claws.” TNT is expanding its programming to include premium unscripted with the docuseries “Shaq Life.” TNT also presents primetime specials and sports coverage, including the 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: Dynamite”. Website: www.tntdrama.com

About truTV
truTV, a WarnerMedia 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” and upcoming series “Backyard Bar Wars”. truTV is also a partner in airing the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship each year. Website: www.trutv.com



TNets Double Down on Original Programming Slate for 2022 With Second Season Renewals





TNets Double Down on Original Programming Slate for 2022 With Second Season Renewals for “Wipeout,” “Fast Foodies” and “Chad”
LOS ANGELES (May 19, 2021) – The TNets (TBS, TNT and truTV) underscore their commitment to original unscripted and scripted programming in 2022, announcing second season renewals for freshman series “Wipeout,” “Fast Foodies” and “Chad”. These recent pickups join critically acclaimed scripted series, “Snowpiercer,” which was previously greenlit for a third season, the fifth and sixth seasons of “Animal Kingdom,” and unscripted series “The Cube,” “The Big D,” “Rat in the Kitchen” and “Rhodes to the Top”.

The TNets continue to grow from strength to strength dominating comedy in 2021 with four of the top five slots (“Wipeout,” “Impractical Jokers,” “Go-Big Show” and “Chad”). Wipeout premiered as the #1 New Cable Unscripted Series; “Chad” premiered as the #1 Scripted Cable Comedy; “Go-Big Show” ranks as the #3 Cable Comedy reaching more than 34 million viewers; and “Impractical Jokers” currently ranks as the #1 Cable Comedy for 2021.

Brett Weitz, General Manager, TBS, TNT and truTV said: “I am extremely proud of the incredible way we continue to connect with our audience. On TBS, TNT and truTV, 2021 is off to a fantastic start, boasting four of the top five comedies this year and five #1 series. The TNets have been invited into consumers’ homes for decades and our fans know they can continually turn to us for quality programming that fits their emotional need: a good time, a good laugh, or a thrill ride. With these ground-breaking, brand-defining shows we will continue to make good on that promise for years to come.”

PROGRAMMING RENEWALS

“Wipeout”
Debuting in April as 2021’s #1 Unscripted Series on Cable, “Wipeout” takes viewers on a white-knuckle ride, featuring new course elements that push contestants’ athleticism, endurance and determination to even greater extremes as they fight to win the grand cash prize. Hosted by multifaceted megastar John Cena (“F9,” “The Suicide Squad,” “Peacemaker”) and Nicole Byer (“Nailed It!,” “Girl Code”), with field host Camille Kostek (Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model 2019), “Wipeout” features new format twists and elements that test the willpower of each contestant pairing, all while delivering more than a few epic fails. Each game has been designed into three rounds and now features a jaw-dropping, three-stage, obstacle course consisting of multiple strategy and decision points designed to test the stamina of the competitors. “Wipeout” is currently airing on TBS on Thursdays at 9:00pm ET/PT.

Endemol Shine North America has produced the series for TBS with Sharon Levy, DJ Nurre, Shyam Balsé and Keith Geller, serving as executive producers. John Cena serves as an executive producer. Matt Kunitz, creator of the original series, serves as executive producer and showrunner.

“Fast Foodies”
In “Fast Foodies,” “Top Chef” winners Kristen Kish, Jeremy Ford and “Iron Chef” winner Justin Sutherland compete to perfectly recreate and then skillfully reimagine a celebrity guest’s favorite fast-food dish. These culinary masters are ready to showcase their love of pop culture, fast-food legends and their expert skills to win the “Chompionship Trophy.” Season one featured celebrity guests Joel McHale, James Van Der Beek, Bobby Lee, and Andy Richter.

“Fast Foodies” is produced by Warner Bros. Unscripted Television in association with Shed Media for truTV, with Dan Peirson and Lisa Shannon serving as executive producers, along with Michael Rucker. Rucker who also serves as showrunner.

“Chad”
Cable’s #1 Scripted Comedy Series, “Chad” is a single-camera comedy that follows a 14-year-old pubescent Persian boy, played by Nasim Pedrad (“SNL,” “New Girl,” “Aladdin”) as he navigates his first year of high school on a mission to become popular. Chad’s friendships and sanity are pushed to the limits as he uses every tactic at his disposal to befriend the cool kids, while enduring his mother’s new dating life and reconciling with his cultural identity. “Chad” is currently airing on TBS on Tuesdays at 10:30pm ET/PT.

Pedrad is creator, executive producer and showrunner on “Chad.” Oly Obst (3 Arts) also serves as executive producer, along with Rob Rosell who co-developed the series with Pedrad. Max Searle has been tapped as co-showrunner for the second season with Pedrad.
About TBS
TBS, a WarnerMedia 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 — “Miracle Workers,” “CONAN,” “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee,” “The Last O.G.,” “American Dad!” and “Chad.” The network’s slate of premium unscripted series includes “The Misery Index,” “Go-Big Show,” and fan favorite “Wipeout,” along with, upcoming series “Friday Night Vibes,” “The Cube” and “The Big D”. TBS’ lineup also includes comedy hits like “Family Guy” and “The Big Bang Theory,” classic sitcom favorites “Friends” and “Seinfeld,” blockbuster movies, and live event coverage of Major League Baseball, the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship and “ELEAGUE,” WarnerMedia’s eSports gaming competition. Website: www.tbs.com

About TNT
TNT, a WarnerMedia 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 “Claws.” TNT is expanding its programming to include premium unscripted with the docuseries “Shaq Life.” TNT also presents primetime specials and sports coverage, including the 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: Dynamite”. Website: www.tntdrama.com

About truTV
truTV, a WarnerMedia 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” and upcoming series “Backyard Bar Wars”. truTV is also a partner in airing the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship each year. Website: www.trutv.com



The CW Network, TBS, TNT and truTV Team Up to Give Promotional Boost to New Series





The CW Network, TBS, TNT and truTV Team Up to Give Promotional Boost to New Series “Superman & Lois,” “Big Trick Energy” and “The Cube”
On Saturday, May 15 (12:00-5:30pm ET/PT), TNT will air a special catch-up marathon of the first five episodes of The CW’s new hit series starring Tyler Hoechlin and Elizabeth Tulloch.
[via press release from The CW]
THE CW NETWORK, TBS, TNT AND truTV TEAM UP TO GIVE PROMOTIONAL BOOST TO NEW SERIES “SUPERMAN & LOIS,” “BIG TRICK ENERGY” AND “THE CUBE”

TNT to Air Special “Catch-Up” Five-Episode Marathon of The CW’s New Hit Series “Superman & Lois” on Saturday, May 15

The CW to Encore The First Two Episodes of truTV’s “Big Trick Energy” Back-to-Back on Sunday, May 23

The CW to Broadcast the Premiere Episode of TBS’s “The Cube” on Wednesday, June 16

May 13, 2021 (Burbank, CA) – The CW Network, TBS, TNT and truTV have joined forces to give three of their key tentpole new series an extra promotional boost with this CW/WarnerMedia cross network partnership.

On Saturday, May 15 (12:00-5:30pm ET/PT), TNT will air a special catch-up marathon of the first five episodes of The CW’s new hit series SUPERMAN & LOIS starring Tyler Hoechlin and Elizabeth Tulloch. The recently renewed freshman hit returns from a brief hiatus to complete its first season on The CW beginning Tuesday, May 18 (9:00-10:00pm ET/PT).

On Sunday, May 23 (9:00-10:00pm ET/PT), The CW will run back-to-back encore presentations of the first two episodes of truTV’s magic prank show BIG TRICK ENERGY. The series follows four master magicians and best friends of over 10 years, Chris Ramsay, Wes Barker, Eric Leclerc and Alex Boyer. These mischievous daredevils venture into the real world to both shock and awe unsuspecting spectators – and each other – with their unique brand of extreme, provocative, mind-blowing magic. Fueled by their camaraderie and spontaneous antics, their radical, unconventional and even dangerous magic defies expectations and completely astonishes their subjects.

On Wednesday, June 16 at 9:00pm ET/PT, The CW will broadcast an encore presentation of the premiere episode of TBS’s competition series, THE CUBE, hosted by NBA All-Star Dwyane Wade. Based on the UK megahit, this high-octane series spotlights contestant pairs who must demonstrate skill, nerve and determination as they endure seemingly simple physical and mental tasks – all while confined in ‘The Cube,’ an intimidating glass box with its own mind and attitude, in the hope of winning a major cash prize. Working on their own or as a team, each pair has nine lives to complete seven games that are worth an increasing amount of money as they inch closer to taking home the $250,000 jackpot.

About The CW:

THE CW TELEVISION NETWORK, a joint venture between Warner Bros. and CBS, launched in 2006. The CW is a multiplatform network that broadcasts a six-night 12-hour primetime lineup, Sunday through Friday and streams its ad-supported content, free, without login or authentication on CWTV.com and The CW app which is available on every major OTT platform. In daytime, The CW broadcasts a Monday through Friday afternoon block, and a three-hour Saturday morning kids block. The CW’s digital network, CW Seed, launched in 2013, and offers beloved limited-run series, as well as past seasons of recent fan-favorite television shows. For more information about the network and its programming, visit www.cwtvpr.com.

About TBS:

TBS, a WarnerMedia 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 – “Miracle Workers,” “CONAN,” ”Full Frontal with Samantha Bee,” ”The Last O.G.” and ”American Dad!,” as well as the upcoming comedy ”Chad.” The network’s slate of premium unscripted series includes the popular game show ”The Misery Index,” upcoming reality-competition series “Go-Big Show” and “The Cube” and the revival of fan-favorite “Wipeout.” TBS’ lineup also includes comedy hits like ”Family Guy” and ”The Big Bang Theory,” classic sitcom favorites ”Friends” and ”Seinfeld,” blockbuster movies, and live event coverage of Major League Baseball, the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship and “ELEAGUE,” WarnerMedia’s eSports gaming competition. Viewers can watch shows on the TBS app, available for iOS, Android, Xbox One and other platforms and devices. Website: www.tbs.com

About TNT:

TNT, a WarnerMedia 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,” “The Alienist: The Angel of Darkness,” “Animal Kingdom” and “Claws.” TNT is expanding its programming to include premium unscripted with the docuseries ”ShaqLife.” TNT also presents popular shows such as “Bones” and “Castle,” in addition to primetime specials and sports coverage, including the 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 Dynamite,” premiering as the night’s #1 wrestling show. Website: www.tntdrama.com

About truTV:

truTV, a WarnerMedia 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 “Impractical Jokers,” “Impractical Jokers: Dinner Party,” “Tacoma FD,” “Top Secret Videos,” “Double Cross with Blake Griffin,” “Fast Foodies,” “Big Trick Energy” and more. truTV is also a partner in airing the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship each year. Website: www.trutv.com



New “BIG TRICK ENERGY” and “IMPRACTICAL JOKERS: INSIDE JOKES” Episodes Airing on truTV This May





New “BIG TRICK ENERGY” and “IMPRACTICAL JOKERS: INSIDE JOKES” Episodes Airing on truTV This May
This May, truTV is here for a good laugh with a hilarious slate of original programming all month long including new episodes of “Impractical Jokers: Inside Jokes” and “Big Trick Energy” on May 13, 20 and 27, “The Break-Up” airing on May 14, “Horrible Bosses” and “Tammy” airing on May 17 and “Dumb and Dumber To” airing on May 31.

See below for a full schedule.

Week of May 10
Thursday, May 13
“Impractical Jokers: Inside Jokes” – 10pm ET/PT
Go behind the scenes to find out how the art department rigged the automatic salad dispenser, which Joker was sick during filming, and how the audio team recorded customers at the drive-thru!
“Big Trick Energy” – 10:30pm ET/PT
Wes, Eric and Alex celebrate Chris Ramsay’s birthday by gifting him a day filled with tricks and hilarious surprises from his past, along with a shocking birthday cake. Plus, Wes reads people’s minds and Alex gets no love for his doves.
Friday, May 14
“The Break-Up” – 10pm ET/PT
Saturday, May 15
“Let’s Be Cops” – 12pm ET/PT
Week of May 17
Monday, May 17
“Horrible Bosses” – 10pm ET/PT
“Tammy” – 12:30am ET/PT
Thursday, May 20
“Impractical Jokers: Inside Jokes” – 10pm ET/PT
Impractical Jokers: Inside Jokes packs classic, fan-favorite episodes of the show with shareable pop-up facts throughout. With behind-the-scenes stories and surprising factoids directly from the Jokers, this alternate version of existing content will give viewers a unique and unprecedented look behind the curtain.
“Big Trick Energy” – 10:30pm ET/PT
Wes gets hometown redemption. Plus, Eric bartends, the boys freak out a tow truck driver, and Wes performs the Heimlich maneuver.
Friday, May 21
“Ride Along” – 10pm ET/PT
Saturday, May 22
“Liar, Liar” – 12pm ET/PT
Week of May 24
Monday, May 24
“The Other Guys” – 10pm ET/PT
Thursday, May 27
“Impractical Jokers: Inside Jokes” – 10pm ET/PT
Impractical Jokers: Inside Jokes packs classic, fan-favorite episodes of the show with shareable pop-up facts throughout. With behind-the-scenes stories and surprising factoids directly from the Jokers, this alternate version of existing content will give viewers a unique and unprecedented look behind the curtain.
“Big Trick Energy” – 10:30pm ET/PT
Chris, Wes and Alex convince Eric to get a dog for his girlfriend. Plus, Chris reads people’s minds and Eric rolls trick shots in a bowling alley.
Friday, May 28
“Replacements” – 10pm ET/PT
Saturday, May 29
“Balls of Furry” – 12pm ET/PT
Monday, May 31
“Dumb and Dumber To – 10pm ET/PT

About truTV
truTV, a WarnerMedia Entertainment 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 “Impractical Jokers,” “Impractical Jokers: Dinner Party,” “Tacoma FD,” “Top Secret Videos” and more. truTV is also a partner in airing the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship each year. Website: www.trutv.com