[05/12/10 - 10:43 AM]
TruTV: Not RealitY. ActualitY. - Summer 2010 Highlights
New additions include HARD CORE PAWN and POV PD.

[via press release from truTV]

truTV: Not Reality. Actuality. - Summer 2010 Highlights

Upcoming New and Returning Series

ALL WORKED UP - Half-hour series launching new season with new back-to-back episodes Monday, June 7, beginning at 10 p.m. (ET/PT)

This hit series returns with more workers getting yelled at, insulted and sometimes even assaulted ... all before their first coffee break. The series showcases the first-person stories of a recurring cast of workers who must calm people down on a daily basis. From repossessing property to delivering court papers, the professionals featured in the show have been there, done that and lived to tell about it. The result is a blend of passionate confrontations and laugh-out-loud encounters. The new episodes will include workers who became popular with viewers during the show's run last October: Ron and Amy Shirley, who run the Lizard Lick Towing and Recovery repossessing company in Wendell, N.C., and Bryan McElderry, a process server in New York.

BAIT CAR - Half-hour series launching its third season with new back-to-back episodes Tuesday, June 8, beginning at 9 p.m. (ET/PT)

This popular series heads to Los Angeles, New Orleans and Las Vegas to show what happens when real car thieves are caught in the act. Putting temptation directly in their path, police lure criminals with a high-tech decoy car, rigged with hidden cameras and sophisticated radio trackers. Viewers get to see all the action, from the moment the car is stolen to the inevitable bust.

THE SMOKING GUN PRESENTS: WORLD'S DUMBEST... - One-hour series launching new season Thursday, June 10, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT)

Stupid has never been funnier. Such personalities as Danny Bonaduce, Leif Garrett, Judy Gold, Chuck Nice, Tonya Harding and Natalie Desselle entertain as they show footage and make hilarious commentary about the most idiotic criminals, drivers, fans, daredevils, competitions and partiers. This series is based on thesmokinggun.com, one of the most respected and entertaining sites on the internet.

LAS VEGAS JAILHOUSE - Half-hour series launching new season with back-to-back episodes Sunday, July 11, beginning at 10 p.m. (ET/PT)

This series gives viewers a fascinating and gripping look at life within the walls of Las Vegas' Clark County Detention Center, where corrections officers try to maintain a stable environment in a facility packed with a wide range of violators. LAS VEGAS JAILHOUSE comes to truTV from Langley Productions, the creative force behind the long-running hits series Cops and truTV's Inside American Jail.

DISORDER IN THE COURT - One-hour special premiering Wednesday, July 14, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT)

The latest in truTV's collection of specials catches outrageous moments and shocking behavior from courthouses across the land, from inebriated lawyers to brawls and catfights. Chairs and tempers fly, reducing courtroom proceedings to mayhem. Like its predecessors, this installment of DISORDER IN THE COURT is sure to cause a scene.

TOP 20 MOST SHOCKING - One-hour series launching new season Thursday, July 8, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT)

Each episode of this fast-paced series showcases a unique theme, with more than 20 clips combined with dramatic firsthand accounts, all working their way to claim the top spot in the countdown.

BLACK GOLD - One-hour series returning in August

From the successful creator of Deadliest Catch and Ice Road Truckers comes this hit series about life on Texas oil rigs. With the economy continuing to struggle, the stakes are higher than ever for roughnecks, who can't afford to make any mistakes that might cost them their jobs or, even more importantly, their lives.

HARD CORE PAWN - Half-hour series premiering in late summer

truTV is heading to Detroit for an inside look at one of the country's largest pawn shops in this new series from RDF Media USA, Inc. For people in Detroit, the go-to pawn shop is the expansive American Jewelry and Loan, owned by Les Gold. Dubbed "the working man's bank." This series takes viewers into the sometimes-zany world of Les' establishment, where a wide assortment of people bring in everything from alligators to prosthetic limbs. Each pawn ticket has a story, and there are more than 40,000 stories in the warehouse to tell. The Gold family and their employees never know what to expect when people's personal items are on the line. As each episode of this fascinating series reveals, haggling over a price can quickly escalate into an all-out conflict.

POV PD (working title) - Half-hour series premiering in late summer

With exclusive access to the most innovative camera technology ever used by law enforcement, this series will totally immerse truTV viewers into all the drama, suspense and action experienced by police officers on the job across the country. The Taser Corporation has developed a groundbreaking technology called AXON - high quality cameras and microphones that are worn by the officers themselves. They record the officer's point of view during every chase, shootout, takedown or confrontation. Each episode of POV PD will be packed with their incredible stories, allowing viewers to step into the world of law enforcement like never before and witness all the action and conflict directly though the officer's eyes.

  [may 2010]  


[10/06/15 - 03:31 PM]
E!'s Hit Series "Total Divas" Begins Production on Season Five
The Bella Twins (Nikki and Brie Bella), Natalya (Nattie), Eva Marie, Paige, Rosa Mendes and Alicia Fox are all due back in early 2016.

[10/06/15 - 03:30 PM]
Sanaa Lathan ("The Perfect Guy") to Star in New Event Series Being Developed by FOX
The project examines the dangerous aftermath of a police shooting when an African-American cop kills a white teen in Tennessee.

[10/06/15 - 01:44 PM]
National Geographic Channel and Mental Floss Celebrate the Intersection of Science and Medicine, Taking Viewers into a Cutting-Edge Operating Room to Perform "Brain Surgery Live"
The live two-hour special premieres in the U.S. on Sunday, October 25 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/06/15 - 01:08 PM]
Thinkfactory Media Partners with Hip Hop Legend, Michel'le to Reveal Her Untold Story from the Streets of Compton
In addition to the scripted project, Thinkfactory Media and Michel'le are collaborating on a documentary detailing her life.

[10/06/15 - 11:53 AM]
Esquire Network Dives in Head First with the New Season of "Going Deep with David Rees" Beginning Wednesday November 11th
To promote the series, David will embark on an "analog" social media tour - where he drives cross-country from NYC to LA.

[10/06/15 - 11:14 AM]
Hulu and Viacom Expand Content Partnership In Robust, New Multi-Year Agreement
"Inside Amy Schumer," "Broad City," "Finding Carter," "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" and "Sanjay and Craig" are among the featured titles.

[10/06/15 - 11:00 AM]
truTV Greenlights "Super Into" Hosted by Kevin Pereira
Each half-hour asks our favorite celebrities to take us inside their private passions - from Rob Corddry and astronomy, including a ride on a zero gravity plane, to Diablo Cody and rollercoasters.

[10/06/15 - 10:33 AM]
New Art of Speedy from The CW's "Arrow"
The new season kicks off this Wednesday, October 7 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/06/15 - 10:00 AM]
Timely Documentary "3 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets," Exploring the Deadly Impact of Racial Prejudice, Debuts Nov. 23, Exclusively on HBO
The documentary made its world premiere at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, where it won a Special Jury Award for Social Impact.

[10/06/15 - 10:00 AM]
ABC Family Becomes Freeform in January 2016
"Pretty Little Liars," "The Fosters," "Young and Hungry" and "Baby Daddy" will all return in early 2016 for their winter premieres alongside the world premieres of new original series "Shadowhunters" and "Recovery Road."

[10/06/15 - 09:32 AM]
MTV Announces Full Lineup for New York Comic Con - Releases Key Art for "The Shannara Chronicles"
Each can't-miss panel will feature cast and producers from the shows and the debut of exclusive New York Comic Con trailers.

[10/06/15 - 09:30 AM]
"Scorpion" Grows in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, October 5.

[10/06/15 - 09:07 AM]
ABC Is Set to Celebrate the Milestone 20th Anniversary of "Toy Story" - The Film That Started the Computer Generated Animation Revolution - In the Original Special, "Toy Story 20th Anniversary," To Air in December
The special will air along with a showing of "Toy Story" that same evening.

[10/06/15 - 09:03 AM]
"48 Hours: The Doctor's Daughter" Is Saturday's #1 Non-Sports Broadcast with Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, October 3.

[10/06/15 - 09:01 AM]
New "Rocky Horror Show" Premieres Midnight Saturday, October 18 on BBC America
"I'm still in awe at the popularity of the show," said Richard O'Brien, creator and narrator.