Friday, July 29, 2016

TruTV Programming Highlights

Programming Alert
Upcoming August Highlights
SEASON TWO PREMIERE – FAMELESS – Back to Back Episodes – Monday, August 1
The Invasion at 10:00pm: An aspiring news anchor's first day on the job might be her last day on earth, a wannabe reality star finds himself fully exposed in a heated love triangle, and a slick TV host inadvertently uses his newfound powers for evil. Guest appearance by KTLA’s Sam Rubin.
The ShawPrank Redemption at 10:30pm: A prison prank becomes a prison break for an aspiring jokester, an angry robot gets its buttons pushed by a wannabe TV host, and a self-proclaimed expert on dog discipline discovers a terrifying new breed.
MID-SEASON PREMIERE – COMEDY KNOCKOUT – New Episode – Monday, August 1 at 11:00pm
Comedy Knockout pits comedians against each other in a series of fast-paced challenges, with the audience having sole discretion to decide who is the funniest person in the room. In each of the episodes, host Damien Lemon (Guy Code) sends three comics into a battle of high stakes comedic gameplay. With points doled out based on the audience’s applause, it's all about one-upmanship as competitors attempt to land massive comedy blows and whip the rowdy crowd into a frenzy of raucous laughter. The whole time, the comedians throw roast-like, rapid-fire jabs at each other to knock their opponents off balance. Every show ends with one comedian crowned champion, one eliminated and one ultimately forced to face the crowd and apologize for going down in shameful defeat.
Mouse CondomsJay Oakersonreveals why Annie Lederman needs a mouth guard in museums, Kurt Metzger roasts Jay on his family goals, and Annie has some explaining to do after getting caught with her pants down…literally.
GREATEST EVER – New Episode – Tuesday, August 2 at 10:00pm
Greatest Animals Ever: Animals can be adorable, incredible, hilarious, or even rude...but they're never boring. Host Amanda Seales shares eight critical tips on how to make an amazing viral video, starring the world's funniest creatures. Whether you're cage-diving with sharks, teaching your dog a bizarre trick, or just filming your hamster doing absolutely nothing, it’s time you learned how to cash in on the true stars of the internet.
COMEDY KNOCKOUT – New Episode – Wednesday, August 3 at 11:00pm
Happy Beginning: Megan Neuringer accuses Andy Kindler of being stuck in a coma, Noah Gardenswartz needs help filling his banana hammock, and Andy makes cracks about childhood obesity.
IMPRACTICAL JOKERS – New Episode – Thursday, August 4 at 10:00pm
Laundry Day: The guys are on the prowl for partners in crime at a supermarket, and then throw caution to the wind as helpless romantics in the park. Later, tonight’s big loser adds some pep to an arena football game, treating the crowd to a wardrobe malfunction they’ll never forget.   
IMPRACTICAL JOKERS: INSIDE JOKES – New Episode – Thursday, August 4 at 10:30pm
The Great Escape: Go behind the scenes as Joe, Sal, Q and Murr strike the wrong chord while posing as music instructors. Plus, tonight’s big loser lacks the magic touch in a show-stopping punishment.
FAMELESS – New Episode – Monday, August 8 at 10:00pm
Zings and Zonks: An aspiring TV host's chance at stardom flies off the handle when a new drone prototype turns against him. Then, a would-be prankster becomes a tyrannosaurus wrecks during a bad night at the museum, and an insult comic gets taken for a ride after getting a rude awakening. Guest appearance by Joey Lawrence.
COMEDY KNOCKOUT – New Episode – Monday, August 8 at 11:00pm
Tig Ol’ Bitties: Annie Lederman and Leonard Ouzts rip into each other super hard from the start, Megan Neuringer pops her shirt open in Bio-Hazard, and Leonard gets weirdly presidential.
GREATEST EVER – New Episode – Tuesday, August 9 at 10:00pm
Greatest Newscasts Ever: You've been watching the news your entire life, but did you know there's an actual science to creating a great newscast? Host Amanda Seales shares eight critical tips on how to produce the #1 newscast in the game. Learn how to create amazing chemistry between the right anchors, and how to deal with drunk hecklers – so that every network exec is looking at your newscast and taking notes.
COMEDY KNOCKOUT – New Episode – Wednesday, August 10 at 11:00pm
Make America Sassy Again: “Who’s with me?” becomes Dave Hill’s official catch phrase, Dulce Sloanwants 20% of Dave’s “D,” and Andy Kindler gets roasted so hard he threatens to sue.
IMPRACTICAL JOKERS – New Episode – Thursday, August 11 at 10:00pm
Water Torture: Joe, Q, Sal and Murr spin a wheel and hope for the best while creeping out shoppers at the mall. Then, the guys get what they deserve at a coffee shop, and it all leads to an impromptu punishment that leaves one Joker soaked, enraged, and totally shocked. 
IMPRACTICAL JOKERS: INSIDE JOKES – New Episode – Thursday, August 11 at 10:30pm
Brother-In-Loss: Go behind the scenes as Joe, Sal, Q and Murr get cheeky with interviewers while explaining their lackluster resumes at a job interview. And how mad was Sal when Murr legally married his sister in tonight’s unholy punishment?  Spoiler Alert: really mad.
FAMELESS – New Episode – Monday, August 15 at 10:00pm
Raiders of the Lost Art: An aspiring TV host learns the real art of pranking when he gets cornered in a security trap. Then, a muscle-head discovers that the dream of becoming a fitness star comes with some crappy side effects, and a wild attempt to take the antiques game by storm comes to an electrifying halt.
COMEDY KNOCKOUT – New Episode – Monday, August 15 at 11:00pm
Solid Harry Potter Burn: Jessimae Peluso makes it rain for a clown, Tone Bell wants the whole world to smell his fingers, and Michelle Buteau poses as an emotionally dead stripper.
COMEDY KNOCKOUT – New Episode – Wednesday, August 17 at 11:00pm
Amish Starter Kit: Returning champs Jay Oakerson and Yamaneika Saunders fly out of the gate in this one. Jay reveals what Yam likes eating with a biscuit, Yamaneika gets super dark about Luis J. Gomez’s father, but Luis gives it back later!
IMPRACTICAL JOKERS – New Episode – Thursday, August 18 at 10:00pm
Hitting the Wrong Note: Joe, Sal, Q and Murr dress to the nines, but act like zeroes while trying to get sympathy for their problems. Then, a video game focus group goes off the rails, and tonight’s big loser faces the music in a tone-deaf punishment that gets lost in translation.
IMPRACTICAL JOKERS: INSIDE JOKES – New Episode – Thursday, August 18 at 10:30pm
The Big Uneasy: Go behind the scenes as Joe, Sal, Q and Murr take over New Orleans, stealing sips from strangers’ drinks at a famous bar, and spinning the Wheel of Voo-Doom on Bourbon Street. Then, tonight’s loser turns into a legendary swamp monster.
FAMELESS – New Episode – Monday, August 22 at 10:00pm
High Speed Chase: An aspiring cop's chance to be a crime fighter crumbles because of his half-baked excuse for a partner, an MC’s hopes of surprising a famous pair of wrestling twins goes up in flames, and a would-be pranksters attempt at tricking a zookeeper turns grizzly.
COMEDY KNOCKOUT – New Episode – Monday, August 22 at 11:00pm
Hold Me Back: Dulce Sloan talks about sex with half a dude, Jessimae Peluso does a dubious Stephen Hawking impression, and Julian McCullough sets feminism back thirty years!
MID-SEASON PREMIERE – ADAM RUINS EVERYTHING – New Episode – Tuesday, August 23 at 10:00pm
Adam Ruins Hollywood: Straight from the red carpet, and with the help of celebrity guests Rachel Bloom and Ariana Madix, Adam exposes the hidden truths behind Hollywood's glitz and glamour. He spills the dirt on who’s really behind stars’ red carpet fashion choices, the illogical and problematic process behind movie ratings and how reality shows are anything but real.