ADDITIONAL NOTES: renewed through the 2018-19 season (the show's second of 16 episodes) on 8/28/18
DESCRIPTION: (from truTV's press release, May 2018) The student loan crisis is ridiculous, so comedian Michael Torpey (Orange is the New Black) is solving it in the most ridiculous way possible - a comedy game show. Paid Off with Michael Torpey gives three lucky college grads - all saddled with student debt - the chance to test the depth of their degrees with fun, fast paced trivia questions. In the end, one lucky winner will get the chance to have their student debt paid off. The series is co-created by Torpey and Cowboy Bear Ninja, who also produces. Michael Melamedoff and Adrian Selkowitz serve as executive producers for Cowboy Bear Ninja alongside executive producers Torpey, Ethan Berlin and Leigh Hampton.