Posts tagged as trutv

Watch a Clip from TruTV's First Ever Sketch Show, 'Friends of the People'

Reality-focused cable network TruTV is expanding into scripted programming, and here's a sketch about Steve Urkel from their first-ever sketch show, Friends of the People. The 10-episode first season debuts later this year and features a cast that includes Kevin Barnett, Jennifer Bartels, Jermaine Fowler, Lil Rel Howery, Keith Lucas, Kenny Lucas, and Josh Rabinowitz, having grown out of Fox's failed 2011 In Living Color reboot.

truTV Orders a Sketch Comedy Show Starring The Lucas Brothers, Jermaine Fowler, and More

Reality show network truTV has greenlit its first-ever sketch comedy show. According to Deadline, the channel has ordered 10 episodes of Friends of the People, a blend of scripted sketches and man-on-the-street segments that will star The Lucas Brothers, Kevin Barnett (Guy Code), Josh Rabinowitz (I Just Want My Pants Back), and Jermaine Fowler, Jennifer Bartels, and Lil Rel Howery, who were attached to the In Living Color reboot. The cast will also write and executive produce (under Rabinowitz and Barnett as head writers), and The Pete Holmes Show's Neil Punsalan will serve as showrunner and director. Friends of the People is set to premiere on [...]

No One Will Ever Be Offended by Shaq.0

No, Comedy Central is not replacing Daniel Tosh with Shaquille O'Neal, but close! TruTV has just ordered 10 episodes of Upload With Shaquille O’Neal, a new show produced by Tosh.0 co-creator Mike Gibbons that'll feature Shaq, Godfrey and Gary Owen jokin' around about "a selection of the finest viral videos the Web has to offer." They'll also be making "their own viral videos and pranks," because nothing makes a video go viral faster than calling it a viral video before it's been produced. I'm not the biggest fan of shows centered around jokin' bout web videos, but for those that are it's nice to have a few options, [...]