truTV Programming Alert: Week of August 17

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Programming Alert

Week of August 17


Tuesday, August 18th


SEASON TWO PREMIERE: Hack My Life – “Hackers Back in Action” Tuesday, August 18, at 9:00p.m. (ET/PT)

Brooke and Kevin are back in action for season 2 of Hack My Life with an explosion of brand new hacks! This season they’ll explore hacking in unique ways, such as cooking a lasagna in a dishwasher and going back in time to discover some original hacks from history. Plus, they’ll go to new heights with a real-life Hack Master who teaches them how to hack breakfast using power tools.



SERIES PREMIERE: Six Degrees of Everything – “Einstein to Breast Implants” – Tuesday, August 18, at 9:30p.m. (ET/PT)

truTV’s brand new series Six Degrees of Everything is a fast-paced, comedic show hosted by online superstars Benny and Rafi Fine (Kids React), who spend each week proving that anything in the world – and we mean anything – can be connected in six degrees. Using every tool in their belt, from sketch comedy to original songs and reality segments, the guys take viewers down the comedic rabbit hole, uncovering fascinating facts and connecting our world in hilarious, inventive ways.

In tonight’s series’ premiere, the Fine brothers are going to take viewers on a wild journey as they connect Albert Einstein to breast implants in just six short degrees. Along the way, they discover that Einstein’s brain was actually stolen, Elvis was known to eat an 8,000-calorie sandwich, the Incredible Hulk was originally a different color, and car tires were once used for breast implants. Who knew exploring the universe of knowledge could be so entertaining?

Benny and Rafi’s Fine Brothers Entertainment produces some of the most viewed scripted and unscripted content in the world today, creating regular daily programming on YouTube to a highly engaged audience. They have more than 17 million subscribers on their main YouTube channel and generate 140+ million views each month. Their award-winning format Kids React and its spinoffs, Teens React and Elders React, consistently rank as the top shows on the web, turning the brothers into global media sensations.



Password: finebros


Wednesday, August 19

The Carbonaro Effect – “The Albino Corn Snake Viper Patrol” – Wednesday, August 19, at 10pm ET/PT

Magician Michael Carbonaro is back with unexpected tricks that will astound and amuse audiences in a second season of truTV’s breakout hit series The Carbonaro Effect.

In tonight’s episode, while working at a tattoo parlor Michael gets some killer ink in a flash and turns tan lines into blurred lines. Then, it’s SNAKES ON A SEDAN when a sinister serpent ambushes a routine car checkup. And down on the docks, one unlucky gentleman learns an unforgettable lesson about shrinkage.

CLIPS: My Mind is So Confused

The Ordinary Becomes Extraordinary

Fameless – “Revenge Ink” – Wednesday, August 19, at 10:30 pm ET/PT

From the mischievous mind of David Spade comes Fameless – a genre-busting prank show that features an unsuspecting group of wannabe stars who think they have been cast on an actual reality show – and they have. Each week, our hilarious team of improv actors takes on a new challenge – from game show host to survival show contender to a home makeover expert – and creates sketches that parody the genre.  But there’s a twist…one of the contestants is real.  Half sketch show/half prank show this new comedy will take a light-hearted look at how far people will go to be famous. Guest stars this season include Michael Bolton, Gina Gershon, Ben Silverman, Brian Malarkey, Chris Hansen and Kat Von D.

In this week’s episode, a nature lover falls prey to a ferocious prank, a cocky host crumbles live on the air, and an aspiring rapper gets the shaft when guest star Kat Von D inks him with a shocking tattoo.

CLIPS: How Far Will They Go For Fame?

Thursday, August 20

Impractical Jokers — “Tied and Feathered” – Thursday, August 20, at 10:00p.m. (ET/PT)

Joe, Q, Sal and Murr teach a crash course in sorry behavior, then ask strangers to settle bizarre debates before heading to the mall where they spread some surprisingly good news. And tonight’s big loser has his hands tied when a day at the park turns into a frightful mess.

CLIPS: The Impractical Jokers Seek Help


Friends of the People – “Ghetto Blessings” – Thursday, August 20, at 10:30p.m. (ET/PT)

The FOTP gang explore the rise and fall of The California Raisins with guest star Jeff Ross, a party is ruined by Barack Obama, and the Lucas Brothers try their hand at Star Wars. Plus, the cast reveals why ghetto living is a blessing in disguise.



Diary Of A Mad Black Mutant


Coming up on truTV in September

SERIES PREMIERE – Adam Ruins Everything – September 2015

A half hour investigative comedy in which comedian host Adam Conover delivers an onslaught of mind blowing facts that shatter your illusions about the world to hilarious effect.


Adam Ruins Everything


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