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[12/09/14 - 10:18 AM]
The Fun Keeps On Coming to truTV with Series Renewals, Greenlights and More
"The Carbonaro Effect," "Fake Off" and "Friends of the People" are all due back on the cable channel.

[12/08/14 - 10:49 AM]
truTV Teams Up with Funny Or Die for "Friends of the People" Sneak Peek
Starting Wednesday, Funny Or Die will promote select sketches from the December 16 episode, while also directing users to a sneak peek of the full episode on the show's page.

[09/02/14 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 2
Updates include: TBS pulls the plug on "CeeLo Green's The Good Life"; John Stamos to lead "Members Only" at ABC; and Netflix acquires the streaming rights to FOX's "Gotham."

[06/19/14 - 10:18 AM]
truTV to Roll Out Eight New Series over Seven Months
Newly announced premieres include "Way Out West" (July 21), "Jokers Wild" (September 25), "Fake Off" (October 27) and "Friends of the People" (October 28).

[04/21/14 - 09:18 AM]
truTV Greenlights Six New Series as Part of Bold Brand Evolution
Plus: the network extends newcomer "The Carbonaro Effect" and renews "Impractical Jokers" for a fourth season.

[03/04/14 - 07:00 AM]
truTV Greenlights Network's First-Ever Sketch-Comedy Series: "Friends of the People"
The show's ensemble includes Jermaine Fowler, Jennifer Bartels, The Lucas Bros., Josh Rabinowitz, Lil Rey Howery and Kevin Barnett.







FRIENDS OF THE PEOPLE (TRUTV)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
10/28/14 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (fall 2014)
TIME SLOT:
tuesdays from 10:00 PM-10:30 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (20 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from truTV's press release, December 2014) truTV is expanding its order for Friends of the People, the network's first-ever sketch-comedy series. Comedians Kevin Barnett, Jennifer Bartels, Jermaine Fowler, Lil Rel Howery, The Lucas Bros. and Josh Rabinowitz star in the series, which provides a fresh, unique and extremely hilarious take on sketch comedy, with a combination of scripted scenes, man-on-the-street segments and more. The extensive buzz about Friends of the People has kept the show growing, with its most recent episode drawing +65% more viewers than when it first premiered. truTV has ordered 10 additional half-hour episodes of Friends of the People, which is being produced by 3 Arts Entertainment and Marobru Productions.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Jennifer Bartels
· Jermaine Fowler
· Josh Rabinowitz
· Keith Lucas
· Kenny Lucas
· Kevin Barnett
· Lil Rey Howery
CREW INFORMATION:
· Avi Gilbert as EP
· Michael Rotenberg as EP
· Michele Armour as EP
· Neil Punsalan as EP/DIR
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (improv/sketch)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Marobru Productions