or


[01/26/11 - 10:22 AM]
truTV to Create Special Fan-Only Bonus Episode of "Operation Repo" If Fans Reach Half a Million "Likes" for the Show's Facebook Fan Page
The series returns for its eighth season tonight at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[via press release from truTV]

truTV to Create Special Fan-Only Bonus Episode of OPERATION REPO If Fans Reach Half a Million "Likes" for the Show's Facebook Fan Page

Eighth Season of OPERATION REPO Set to Launch Tonight at 9 p.m. (ET/PT)

It's not uncommon for online fans to rally together and save a television series from cancellation. Now, for the first time, truTV is offering fans of OPERATION REPO the chance to have a special bonus episode created just for them. As the hit series launches its eighth season of outrageous encounters in the high-pressure world of car repossessions, truTV is asking the show's fans to help the network reach 500,000 "Likes" for its OPERATION REPO Facebook fan page (http://www.facebook.com/OperationRepo). If fans hit the target by the end of the season in April, truTV will create and present a bonus, full-length, fans-only episode on the OPERATION REPO Facebook fan page.

truTV's "OPERATION REPO Facebook Fan Challenge" launched today in the buildup to tonight's season premiere at 9 p.m. (ET/PT). Later in the week, an additional incentive will be unveiled: Fans who invite at least five Facebook friends to take part in the challenge will receive access to a special compilation video of the best moments from the show's previous seven seasons.

"We know fans have been hungry for new episodes of OPERATION REPO and now, in addition to getting an all-new season on truTV, they have the chance to have a special bonus episode created just for them," said Mary Corigliano, senior vice president of brand strategy and digital content/multi-platform development for truTV. "This full-length bonus episode is our way of saying thanks to all the fans for making OPERATION REPO such a tremendous success."

truTV's OPERATION REPO fan page on Facebook features video clips from the show, behind-the-scenes photos, series updates, exclusive interviews and more. truTV will cross-promote the "OPERATION REPO Facebook Fan Challenge" extensively on-air and online.

OPERATION REPO follows a repossession team that has been together for more than seven years and has repossessed everything from hot rods to hot air balloons. The team consists of Luis Pizarro, the owner; his sister, Sonia Pizarro; her ex-husband, Froy Tercero; Froy's best friend, Matt Burch; and Luis' daughter, Lyndah Pizarro.

This season, Lou and his team are back on the job, hitching up cars, trucks and other big-ticket items after the property owners reportedly fail to make payments. But resentment starts brewing as team members Matt and Froy become convinced that Lou is playing favorites, giving most of the jobs to his sister and daughter while leaving the two of them with little to do. The tension sets the stage for an explosive conflict as Matt and Froy consider starting up their own repossession company. The pair also get caught up in an international incident when they take business south of the border.

OPERATION REPO premiered on truTV in April 2008. It has since become one of the network's biggest hits.

About truTV

truTV is television's destination for real-life stories told from an exciting and dramatic first-person perspective. Currently seen in 93 million U.S. households, the network is enjoying its best deliveries ever in key demographics. truTV features high-stakes, action-packed originals that give viewers access to places and situations they can't normally experience. truTV's primetime fan favorites include the original series All Worked Up, Hardcore Pawn, Conspiracy Theory with Jesse Ventura, Black Gold, Operation Repo, truTV Presents: World's Dumbest´┐Ż and Forensic Files. During the daytime, the channel features expert trial coverage under the name In Session.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.





  [january 2011]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· OPERATION REPO (TRUTV)





[10/19/17 - 01:30 PM]
All-Star Autism Benefit "Night of Too Many Stars: America Unites for Autism Programs," Hosted by Jon Stewart, to Be Presented Live on HBO Nov. 18
Louis C.K., Stephen Colbert, Abbi Jacobson, Jordan Klepper, Hasan Minhaj, John Mulaney, Olivia Munn, John Oliver and Adam Sandler are among the initial wave of performers.

[10/19/17 - 01:29 PM]
"Bring It!" and "The Rap Game" Return November 24
Lifetime's Friday mainstays will once again air back-to-back beginning at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/19/17 - 12:50 PM]
"2017 CMT Artists of the Year" Special Soars to New Ratings Highs and Ranks as Most Watched in Event History
CMT spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 18.

[10/19/17 - 12:06 PM]
AMC Launches New Virtual Reality App, AMC VR, with Brand-New "The Walking Dead" VR Content
Additionally, timed to "The Walking Dead's" 100th episode, AMC VR will debut an extended 360-degree bonus scene from the Season 8 premiere starring Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Seth Gilliam.

[10/19/17 - 12:03 PM]
American Heroes Channel and Time Inc.'s People(R) Present the 2017 Red Bandanna Hero Award to Combat Wounded Coalition Founder Lt. Jason Redman
A television special produced by Time Inc. Productions, "9/11 Hero: The Red Bandanna Legacy" will also highlight three Red Bandanna Heroes when it premieres on AHC on Saturday, October 28.

[10/19/17 - 11:59 AM]
Hallmark Channel Announces the Launch of "Countdown to Christmas" Fantasy Game
Viewers who play the game will have the opportunity to take their enthusiasm for their favorite Hallmark Channel holiday movies and play for the top prize of $20,000.

[10/19/17 - 11:01 AM]
Emmy(R) Award Nominees Robert and Michelle King to Executive Produce "Your Honor" for Showtime(R)
The project is a legal thriller that rips through all strata of Chicago society.

[10/19/17 - 10:56 AM]
Investigation Discovery (ID), America's #1 True Crime Network, Kicks Off Its Scripted Strand with World Premieres of "Dating Game Killer" and "Final Vision"
Guillermo Diaz and Carrie Preston star in the former while Scott Foley and Dave Annable lead the latter.

[10/19/17 - 10:34 AM]
WGN America Sets "Bellevue" Premiere Date for Tuesday January 23, 2018
The eight-episode, one-hour series stars Academy(R) and Golden Globe(R) winner Anna Paquin as Detective Annie Ryder, Shawn Doyle as Police Chief Peter Welland and Allen Leech as Eddie Roe.

[10/19/17 - 10:00 AM]
"Better Things" Renewed for Third Season - Peabody-Winning Comedy Series Returns to FX in 2018
"'Better Things' success is testament to the creative genius of Pamela Adlon as a writer, director and actor," said Eric Schrier.

[10/19/17 - 09:47 AM]
Discovery Channel's "Gold Rush" Finds Ratings Gold with Season 8 Premiere
Discovery further spins the numbers for Friday, October 13.

[10/19/17 - 08:30 AM]
Video: New Trailer - Netflix's "Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond"
The film is director Chris Smith's fascinating deep dive into actor Jim Carrey's time spent portraying famed and complicated comedian Andy Kaufman.

[10/19/17 - 08:13 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Empire" Hold Off the Demo Competition
The network's flagship drama is down week-to-week among adults 18-49.

[10/19/17 - 08:06 AM]
HGTV Stars Chip and Joanna Gaines Return for Season Five of "Fixer Upper" on Tuesday, November 21, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
In May 2018, Joanna and Chip also will star in a new spin-off series, "Fixer Upper: Behind the Design."

[10/19/17 - 07:31 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases Second Trailer for "Marvel's The Punisher" and Reveals Launch Date
The Jon Bernthal-led drama will roll out Friday, November 17 on the streaming service.