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truTV Orders More Sedaris, Laff Tracks, Carbonaro, Adam; New Animated, Sports Series

Not willing to be left out of May’s “Upfronts-a-palooza,” the fine folks at TruTV had some announcements of their own to make ahead of next week’s WarnerMedia presentation. First up, 2020 will see the cable network’s first animated series with This Functional Family as well as a sports-themed studio show from comics Clayton English and […]


TV Scorecard: Bleeding Cool’s Guide to January 2019 Premieres/Returns

With 2018 ready to shuffle off this mortal coil in a little over a month, it’s never too early to take a look ahead at what’s coming up for the new year – and 2019 looks like it’s going to make this year feel like Fischer-Price “My First TV Schedule.” So while Bleeding Cool rewires […]

8 New Holiday Specials Worth Watching (Sorry, Frosty, Rudolph, and Charlie Brown)

We’ve reached that time of the year when we’re forced to hand over our regular viewing habit to an endless onslaught of yueltide cheer and year-end lists – and as our brains burn hotter than chestnuts roasting on an open fire from all the festivities, we contemplate inappropriate uses for tinsel and count the days […]

Bobcat Goldthwait Unleashes His ‘Misfits & Monsters’ in truTV Series Trailer

If there ever was a personality deserving of a show named after him like truTV‘s Bobcat Goldthwait’s Misfits & Monsters, it would be the noted comedian/director. From his “screechy” stand-up act and run in the Police Academy films to his directorial work in both television (Maron, Jimmy Kimmel Live) and film (Willow Creek, World’s Greatest Dad),  […]

TruTV Orders Broken Lizard Series, Ken Jeong Pilot; Renews ‘Hack My Life’ and More

With news of three new projects either ordered to series or in development, truTV announced a 2018-2019 programming slate that includes: a series pickup for Tacoma FD, from two members of the Broken Lizard comedy troupe; a pilot greenlight for a new comedic medical advice show from actor Ken Jeong (The Hangover); and an animated project […]

Why You Need to Watch The Chris Gethard Show, the Best “Geek Vibe” Show on TV

Okay, look… here’s what’s been going on. Over the past few months, I’ve been subtly and not-so-subtly telling you just how great truTV‘s The Chris Gethard Show really is — whether through posts about the show returning for 10 additional episodes or singing its praises during The Weekly Static’s recognition of truTV as our 2017 MVP, […]

No Joke: Impractical Jokers Gets Season 8 Renewal and Feature Film

Four friends who grew up together spend their days playing public practical jokes on one another — and they get paid to do it, too: pretty much the perfect example of the American Dream. Thanks to truTV, James “Murr” Murray, Brian “Q” Quinn, Joe Gatto and Sal Vulcano (also known as comedy troupe The Tenderloins) are going […]

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The Weekly Static s01e27: Tosh Renews, Flair “Wooo”s, and Tons More!

On behalf of every heartbroken soul here at The Weekly Static, our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims of the tragedy at Stoneman Douglas High School, their families and the community. Kinda crazy how it feels tonight, and kinda crazy how you make it all alright. You crush me with the things you […]

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Tacoma FD: Four Cast in Broken Lizard Vets’ Comedy Pilot for TruTV

The firehouse in Tacoma FD is about to get a little more crowded, with Kirby Bliss-Blanton (The Green Inferno), Marcus Henderson (Get Out), Eugene Cordero (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend), and Gabriel Hogan (Condor) set to join Broken Lizard vets and series co-creators Kevin Heffernan (above, left) and Steve Lemme (Super Troopers, Club Dread) in the truTV comedy pilot. Production […]

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Cardi B, Ed Sheeran and Maroon 5 to Perform at iHeartRadio Awards

Cardi B, Ed Sheeran, Maroon 5 and Camila Cabello are set to take the stage for the fifth annual iHeartRadio Music Awards, set for Sunday, March 11, at the Forum in Los Angeles, California. With Hailey Baldwin and DJ Khaled tapped to host, the ceremony will simulcast live on TBS, TNT and truTV at 8:00 pm […]

TruTV Sets Dates for Chris Gethard, Talk Show; Announces New Series

Up-and-coming comedy cabler (and I’m sure proud recipient of The Weekly Static’s 2017 Most Valuable Player award) truTV took to the stage at today’s Television Critics Association (TCA) to give details on three new series as well as announce the premiere dates for several returning series. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=acic6NdSuiw Tacoma FD: A half-hour comedy from co-creators and stars Kevin […]

The Weekly Static s01e20.2 – 2017 Most Valuable Player: TruTV

Welcome back to  The Weekly Static‘s three-part mid-season finale! As we continue on with our little “mid-season finale,” make sure to check out the “post-mortem” we performed on our biggest overall disappointment of 2017 (Spike’s The Mist…though we’re still looking at you, Twin Peaks); and tomorrow, we’ll be making the case for 2018’s “Cusack” show to […]

Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards 2018 Nominations: Complete List

The 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards nominations were announced live on Wednesday morning from the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood, California. Presenters Olivia Munn and Niecy Nash were joined by SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris, SAG Awards Committee Chair JoBeth Williams, and SAG Awards Committee Member Elizabeth McLaughlin to make the announcement; which was […]

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‘Billy On The Street’ Changing Neighborhoods From TruTV

OK…for a dollar, would you move your highly popular comedy quiz show to its third network in six seasons? If you’re comedian/actor Billy Eichner (Friends From College, American Horror Story: Cult), your answer comes in the form of Thursday’s announcement that Billy on the Street will be leaving truTV after two seasons. There is no […]