TruTV has re-upped series, Hack My Life, How To Be A Grownup, and truTV Top Funniest, ordered more Barmageddon and greenlit new series Six Degrees Of Everything.
The network has ordered 10 half-hour episodes of Hack My Life for Season 2, which is slated to launch this summer. Hosts Kevin Pereira (Pointless Podcast) and Brooke Van Poppelen (John Oliver’s NY Stand Up Show) return as hosts for the show that provides a comedic spin on everyday life hacks. TruTV has ordered 12 half-hour episodes for the second season of How To Be A Grownup, with the new season set to launch this summer. How To Be A Grown Up, a comedic take on the trials and tribulations of true adulthood, is produced by Mission Control Media.
TruTV has ordered eight additional one-hour episodes of Barmageddon, bringing the total for the first season to 16 episodes. New episodes are slated to begin running this summer. Barmageddon is produced by ITV Studios America & Gaspin Media. The network also has ordered 22 half-hour episodes for season 3 of truTV Top Funniest, which is produced for the network by Nash Entertainment. Plans call for the new season to launch in May.
New comedic series Six Degrees Of Everything is hosted by Benny and Rafi Fine (Kids React) who spend each week proving that anything in the world can be connected in six degrees. TruTV has ordered 10 half-hour episodes of Six Degrees Of Everything, including the pilot. The series is produced by Fine Brothers Entertainment, Inc. and Marc Summers Productions and is set to launch on truTV this summer.
“Six months since launching the new truTV, we are continuing to elevate the brand with unique, innovative and clever shows that offer a fresh point of view,” said Chris Linn, president, head of programming for truTV. “With an ever-expanding lineup of original series, truTV is taking fun, distinctive programming to a whole new level for our target audience of young, connected viewers.”
The renewals and latest programming moves come on the heels of the network greenlighting its first-ever fully scripted series, Those Who Can’t. The comedy about a trio of frustrated high school teachers stars show creators Adam Cayton-Holland, Andrew Orvedahl and Ben Roy, members of the Denver-based comedy troupe The Grawlix.