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[10/03/11 - 02:32 PM]
truTV Greenlights New Series "Killer Karaoke," Hosted by Steve-O
The eight-episode series, based on the "Sing If You Can" format, will launch in early 2012.

[via press release from truTV]

truTV Greenlights New Series "Killer Karaoke," Hosted by Steve-O

International television sensation Sing If You Can is coming to America. truTV has given the greenlight to Killer Karaoke, based in part on the popular international television show Sing If You Can. The series will be hosted by popular comedian and Jackass star Steve-O. Killer Karaoke will challenge contestants to break out in song in the midst of extreme, hilarious and sometimes skin-crawling situations. truTV has ordered eight episodes of the series from Zodiak USA, producer of the network's popular Hardcore Pawn, All Worked Up and Lizard Lick Towing. Killer Karaoke is slated to launch in early 2012.

Each week on Killer Karaoke, contestants will try to sing a hit song while being put through the most wild, fun and unexpected physical challenges imaginable. The hits just keep on coming as contestants try to carry a tune under fire. It's the game show that hits all the wrong notes in the best possible way.

"Killer Karaoke is a music competition show as only truTV would do it - hilarious, outrageous and wild," said Marc Juris, executive vice president and general manager of truTV.

"I'm in love with the concept of this show and overjoyed to be a part of it," said Steve-O. "I cannot wait to get started."

Killer Karaoke host Steve-O (a.k.a. Stephen Glover) became a household name thanks to his antics on the hit MTV series Jackass, as well as the franchise's three blockbuster movies and the spinoff series, Wildboyz. Born in London, Steve-O has tri-national citizenship in the United Kingdom, the United States and Canada. He graduated from the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Clown College.

In the wake of his success on Jackass and Wildboyz, Steve-O embarked on the Steve-O Don't Try This At Home Tour, establishing himself as an accomplished stage performer. He later added standup comedy to his performing inventory, with appearances at venues like Laugh Factory in Los Angeles and Comedy Cellar in New York. That success led to his current national and international tour, Entirely Too Much Information Tour, featuring standup, stunts and bar tricks. Earlier this year, Steve-O published his autobiography, Professional Idiot: A Memoir.

Executive Producers for Zodiak USA include Grant Mansfield, Natalka Znak and Claire O'Donohoe. Noah Bonnett serves as co-executive producer. For truTV, Robyn Hutt serves as executive in charge of production while Angel Annussek is executive producer.

About Zodiak USA

Zodiak USA is the North American operations for Zodiak Media Group, one of the world's leading creators, producers and distributors of content for TV, film and new media. Zodiak USA's credits include Secret Millionaire (ABC), Wife Swap (ABC), Celebrity Wife Swap (ABC), Hardcore Pawn (truTV), All Worked Up (truTV) and Lizard Lick Towing (truTV). Zodiak Media consists of 45 production companies with a presence in 17 countries including the US, the UK, France, Italy, Spain, Scandinavia and Russia. The Group also incorporates an international distribution business based in London and Paris whose catalog boasts over 10,000 hours of content.

About truTV

truTV is television's destination for real-life stories told from an exciting and dramatic first-person perspective. Currently seen in 92 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, All Worked Up, Lizard Lick Towing, Conspiracy Theory with Jesse Ventura, Black Gold, Operation Repo and World's Dumbest´┐Ż truTV is also the cable home of the popular series Wipeout. In addition, truTV is a partner in airing the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship. 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; and sports media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.





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· ALL WORKED UP (TRUTV)
· HARDCORE PAWN (TRUTV)
· KILLER KARAOKE (TRUTV)
· LIZARD LICK TOWING (TRUTV)











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