The renewal, announced Thursday night at San Diego Comic-Con, follows the series’ Season 5 premiere on July 14 which ranked as the No. 1 series in its time slot in live+3 among adults 18-34, adults 18-49, men 18-34, and men 18-49, according to Nielsen. Impractical Jokers also has a social footprint of more than 3.6 million followers and 163 million total impressions in the first half of 2016.
The Impractical Jokers group, Staten Island natives Joe, Murr, Q and Sal, push each other to the limit with over-the-top antics in each episode. Ever since high school, the four friends have dared one another to do ridiculous things in public. Now all grown up, they are capturing their extreme mischief on hidden camera, complete with unsuspecting strangers’ amused, confused, or flabbergasted reactions.
“The continuing multiplatform success and incredible fan engagement we see around the Impractical Jokers makes this season six order a no-brainer,” said Chris Linn, president of truTV. “Joe, Murr, Q and Sal have consistently raised the bar on the creativity and fun they bring to the show each week, and we’re looking forward to what they can dream up for season six.”
New episodes of Impractical Jokers are currently airing Thursdays at 10 PM on truTV with availability on truTV On Demand, truTV.com and the Watch truTV app the following day.
Impractical Jokers is produced for truTV by NorthSouth Productions (Milwaukee Blacksmiths, Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta), with Charlie DeBevoise, Pete McPartland Jr., Joe Gatto, James Murray, Brian Quinn and Sal Vulcano serving as executive producers.
Here’s a clip of the group announcing the renewal during the show’s panel last night at San Diego Comic-Con.