or


[08/30/11 - 08:12 AM]
truTV Calls for More "South Beach Tow" as Series Prepares for Wednesday Night's Summer Finale
The summer finale will air tomorrow night, while 13 new episodes are slated to begin in early 2012.

[via press release from truTV]

truTV Calls for More "South Beach Tow" as Series Prepares for Wednesday Night's Summer Finale

Hit Show from Executive Producer Jennifer Lopez's Nuyorican Productions and Bodega Pictures to Return in Early 2012

As the hit series South Beach Tow nears the end of its summer run, truTV is preparing to dispatch 13 additional episodes. The series, which marks truTV's first collaboration with Jennifer Lopez's Nuyorican Productions and Bodega Pictures, has been an especially strong performer for the network. The summer finale of South Beach Tow will air tomorrow night at 10 p.m. (ET/PT), while new episodes are slated to begin in early 2012.

In its first season-to-date, South Beach Tow has drawn big numbers for truTV, with 1.6 million viewers; 834,000 adults 18-49; and 497,000 men 18-49. The show has grown steadily since its July debut, with last week's episode outperforming the series premiere by 7% among adults 18-49 and 7% among men 18-49. South Beach Tow has also delivered double-digit growth for its Wednesday 10 p.m. timeslot compared to the same nights last year.

South Beach Tow centers on the family-run Tremont Towing and its affable-but-tough manager, Robert Ashenoff. In part because he's a hard-working boss, and in part because so many people in South Beach seem to think the law doesn't apply to them, Robert has turned his company into a million-dollar business. Helping him out are his six-foot-three, 300-pound son, Robbie Jr., and his wildly tattooed daughter, Christie. He also has a trio of skilled drivers - Frankie, Eddie and Jerome - each with his own unique and fascinating personality. With plenty of confrontations, hilarious interactions and a slew of unpredictable situations, there's never a dull moment.

In tomorrow night's summer finale, entitled "Memorial Day Mayhem," Robert is in the hospital with mysterious stomach pains. That leaves Robbie Jr. and Christie to run the company on the busiest weekend of the year. To make matters worse, the siblings also have to fend off a possible invasion by a rival towing company.

South Beach Tow is executive-produced by Jennifer Lopez and Simon Fields of Nuyorican Productions, as well as Benjamin Nurick, Josh Ackerman and Zachary Werner of Bodega Pictures. For truTV, Anthony Horn serves as executive in charge of production, and Jessica Shreeve is executive producer.

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 Hardcore Pawn, South Beach Tow, All Worked Up, Lizard Lick Towing, Conspiracy Theory with Jesse Ventura, Black Gold, Operation Repo and World's Dumbest´┐Ż The acquired series Wipeout joins the lineup in September. 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.





  [august 2011]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· SOUTH BEACH TOW (TRUTV)





[01/15/17 - 10:05 AM]
PBS and Stations Launch 24/7 PBS Kids Channel, Expanding Access to the #1 Children's Educational Media Brand on TV and Digital Platforms
The free service ensures that PBS Kids' high-quality content is available to all children and caregivers on a platform and at a time that works for them, including primetime, weekends and other out-of-school times when they are most likely to tune in.

[01/15/17 - 10:04 AM]
PBS and HHMI Tangled Bank Studios Celebrate 40th Anniversary of NASA Voyager Launch in "The Farthest" (w.t.)
The twin Voyager spacecraft revolutionized planetary science, resolved key questions about the outer planets and raised intriguing new ones about the evolution of our solar system.

[01/15/17 - 10:03 AM]
PBS and Time Inc. Announce "Beyond a Year in Space"
The two specials explore the human limitations for space travel and what a mission to Mars will require.

[01/15/17 - 10:02 AM]
PBS Announces New Summer of Adventure
Look for six new limited series that take viewers to some of the world's most amazing places and cultures.

[01/15/17 - 10:01 AM]
PBS Series "Nova" Shares the Great American Solar Eclipse with Audiences Across the U.S. in Special Day-of-Event Presentation
On Monday August 21, 2017, America's eyes will be glued to the skies as the mainland United States experiences the first total solar eclipse since 1979.

[01/15/17 - 09:38 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Playoff Coverage Tops Charts for CBS
The Eye's telecast of the Texans/Patriots showdown easily wins the night.

[01/15/17 - 08:41 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Is the #1 Non-Sports Telecast of the Night on the Big 4 Networks
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, January 14.

[01/14/17 - 05:06 PM]
AMC Announces 2017 Winter and Spring Premiere Dates for New and Returning Original Series
The cable channel sets premieres for the martial arts drama "Into the Badlands," new epic "The Son" and the Emmy(R)-nominated "Better Call Saul."

[01/14/17 - 05:05 PM]
On the Heels of Three Golden Globe(R) Wins for "The Night Manager" AMC and the BBC Team Up Again with Best-Selling Author John le Carre
"The Spy" is being distributed internationally by Paramount and adapted by Academy Award winner Simon Beaufoy.

[01/14/17 - 05:04 PM]
AMC Greenlights New Documentary Series "James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction" (Working Title) from the Acclaimed Filmmaker
The series, which explores the evolution of sci-fi from its origins as a small genre with a cult following to the blockbuster pop-cultural phenomenon we know today, will consist of six one-hour episodes and will debut on AMC in 2018.

[01/14/17 - 04:57 PM]
IFC's Flagship Sketch Series "Portlandia" to Return for Eighth and Final Season in 2018
"I am so proud to have worked with Fred, Carrie and the entire cast and crew-family of 'Portlandia' to make something so funny and so special," said Jonathan Krisel.

[01/14/17 - 04:50 PM]
Video: First Full Trailer for IFC's "Brockmire" Starring Hank Azaria and Amanda Peet
The network's newest original comedy premieres Wednesday, April 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/14/17 - 02:19 PM]
Discovery's "Cooper's Treasure" Sets Out to Uncover Shipwrecks from Space
The new series premieres Tuesday, April 18 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[01/14/17 - 02:18 PM]
What Was Lost, Is Now Found: TLC's Hit Docu-Series "Long Lost Family" Returns for a Second Season on Sunday February 12th
Plus: look for spin-off series "Long Lost Family: What Happened Next" to launch this Sunday.

[01/14/17 - 02:17 PM]
Investigation Discovery Teams with Academy Award(R)-Nominated and Emmy(R)-Winning Filmmaker Joe Berlinger to Present World Premiere Docu-Series "Killing Richard Glossip"
The world premiere two-night event kicks off Sunday, March 5 at 9:00/8:00c.