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TruTV Orders Scripted Anthology Series from Bobcat Goldthwait, Renews ‘Comedy Knockout’

TruTV Orders Scripted Anthology Series from Bobcat Goldthwait, Renews ‘Comedy Knockout’
Turner network truTV has given a series order to a new genre-hopping, scripted anthology comedy series with the working title “Bobcat Goldthwait’s Messed Up Stories.” The eight-episode season will premiere in 2017 and marks the network’s second foray into the scripted genre. It will bring television viewers twisted morality tales from the mind of creator Bobcat Goldthwait. Each episode will tell a different story in a different genre – including 1970s-era science fiction, psychological thriller, romantic comedy and reality – and will parody pop culture norms and exploit the awkwardness of its flawed characters.

“From the moment Bobcat pitched this series, we were immediately drawn to his distinctly original vision for the show. There’s nothing like it on TV and I think audiences will feel the same way,” said Marissa Ronca, executive vice president and head of programming for truTV. “We’re excited to be working with another visionary creator, and
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Guy Code Vs. Girl Code: MTV2 Series Coming in June

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Everything is up to code. Below, watch a preview of MTV2's Guy Code Vs. Girl Code TV show, premiering Tuesday, June 28, 2016, at 11:30pm Et/Pt.

The Guy Code Vs. Girl Code TV series cast includes: Nicole Byer, Carly Aquilino, Charlamagne, Nessa, Damien Lemon, Chris Distefano, and Awkwafina. These favorites and more will return to the new Guy Code Vs. Girl Code TV show, from the original Girl Code and Guy Code TV shows.

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TruTV Greenlights Comedy Competition Series ‘Comedy Knockout’ (Exclusive)

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TruTV Greenlights Comedy Competition Series ‘Comedy Knockout’ (Exclusive)
Get ready for a ton of mic-drops: TruTV has greenlit a new comedy competition series, “Comedy Knockout,” TheWrap has learned. The Damien Lemon-hosted show pits comedians against each other in a series of fast-paced challenges and gives the audience sole discretion to decide who is the funniest person in the room. In each episode, the “Guy Code” alum will send three comics into battle. With points doled out based on the audience’s applause, it’s all about one-upmanship as competitors attempt to land massive comedy blows and whip the rowdy crowd into a frenzy of raucous laughter, per the Turner cable channel.
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