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I’m a Werewolf Trailer: Bobcat Goldthwait’s Misfits & Monsters!

Bobcat Goldthwait has had a long and storied career as a standup comic and film director – and now he’s turned his gaze to ward television.

Bobcat Goldthwait’s Misfits and Monsters is a deliciously odd new anthology series that presents a new tale each week – one week you’ll have a werewolf running for president; another week you’ll get what Goldthwait describes as Cape Fear meets Roger Rabbit, or the devil trying to convince someone he’s real.

Bobcat Goldthwait’s Misfits and Monsters premieres on truTV on July 11th.

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Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran Among Performers Announced for 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards!

Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran, The Chainsmokers, Shawn Mendes, Thomas Rhett, Noah Cyrus and Big Sean join the previously announced Bruno Mars as performers at the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards.

The fourth annual iHeartRadio Music Awards, hosted by Ryan Seacrest, will air live on TBS, TNT and TruTV on Sunday, March 5th.

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Amy Sedaris Series Greenlit at truTV!

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truTV has greenlit a new series from Amy Sedaris that will ‘apply her sincere yet distinctive brand of silliness to a one-of-a-kind mash up of hospitality, variety and talk show formats.’

I’ve been doing this show in my head for years. It will be terrific to get it on TV so I can free up some wiggle room up in my skull, said Sedaris.

The series will go into production this summer. For more, follow the break.

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Bobcat Goldthwait Series Greenlighted by truTV!

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truTV has announced the greenlighting of scripted series Bobcat Goldthwaite’s Messed Up Stories  – a genre-crossing anthology series from the director of such satirical films as America’s Greatest Dads and God Bless America.

The first season will be episodes and will air in 2017.

truTV also renewed Comedy Knockout, and added episodes to Fameless and Greatest Ever. For details, follow the jump.

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truTV Unveils Spring Premieres; Adds Late Night Snack!

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truTV has announced spring premiere dates for its slate of programs – including new series Late Night Snack, a show that premieres a range of fresh, funny comic shorts before they hit the internet.

Hidden camera hit, The Carbanaro Effect (pictured) premieres on March 23rd; Hack My Life returns on March 29th; comedy-centric docuseries truInside premieres on February 29th; Late Night Snack’s series premiere is March 3rd, and competition series Comedy Knockout returns on April 29th.

For full series descriptions and premiere times, follow the jump.

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truTV Renews Billy, Adds Adam & Greenlights No Dumb Questions!

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truTV has renewed Billy on the Street for a fifth season; ordered additional episodes for the first season of Adam Ruin Everything and greenlit No Dumb Questions (working title).

No Dumb Questions will feature a panel of comedy journalists asking ‘the questions you didn’t think to ask, but once you hear them, you have to know the answers.

For further details follow the jump.

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truTV: And Now For Something Completely Different – Fewer Commercials!

truTV is doing something pretty amazing: increasing the number of minutes of programming by 21% per hour. The result will be the lowest average commercial time on television.

What does that mean to the average truTV viewer? If the average hourly program runs, let’s say 42 minutes before commercials are counted, that same program would now run almost 51 minutes – a content total that hasn’t been seen on a regular basis since the 1950s.

Why is truTV doing this? Follow the jump for all the details.

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Obsessive Trailer: Super Into!

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Super Into – Michelle Rodriguez

What are you super into? What’s the thing that’s totally hooked you? Cars? Movies? Celebrities?

truTV is launching a new series – Super Into, hosted by Kevin Pereira – that explores the things that celebrities are super into – Rob Corrdry, for instance, is super into astronomy; Michelle Rodriguez is super into motorcyles. You get the idea.

Super Into premieres on Monday, October 26th (10:30/9:30C). Check out the fascinating teaser after the jump.

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truTV Orders First Scripted Comedy – Those Who Can’t!

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truTV has ordered ten episodes of Those Who Can’t, a scripted comedy series about three frustrated high school teachers who are ‘about as screwed up as the kids they teach.’

The series was created by – and stars – Adam Cayton-Holland, Andrew Orvedahl and Ben Roy, members of the Denver-based comedy troupe, The Grawlix.

Those Who Can’t is set for an early 2016 premiere. For further detail, follow the jump.

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Billy on the Street Coming To truTV!

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Funny or Die’s Billy Eichner is bringing his Billy on the Street game show to truTV as part of a deal that includes specials and pilots for channels across the Turner portfolio.

In addition to new episodes of Billy on the Street beginning with the show’s fourth season, truTV also gains the television rights to all three previous seasons. For more details, follow the jump.

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truTV Orders Series About and Starring Shaq!

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Shaq, Inc. (working title) has been given a pilot order by truTV. The show would be a comedy series based on Shquille O’Meal’s business empire and would follow him and his offbeat team as they keep that empire humming.

O’Neal and Mike Tollin will executive produce. The pilot will be written by Jeremy Garelick (The Wedding Ringer) and John Fortenberry (Galavant) is set to direct. For further details, follow the jump.

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