truTV Programming Alert: Week of December 21

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Programming Alert
Week of December 21
Monday, December 21

Super Into – Monday, December 21 at 10:30 p.m ET/PT
Hosted by Kevin Pereira (Hack My Life), Super Into is a series that asks our favorite celebrities to take us inside their private passions –from Rob Corddry and astronomy, including a ride on a zero gravity plane, to Diablo Cody and roller coasters. This fun and raucous ride not only lets viewers see how each celeb geeks out on everything from sneakers to marijuana to motorcycles, but each episode is packed with short animations and stylized videos that will dive even deeper into the cool history, science and psychology behind each topic. Additional celeb guest stars include Michelle Rodriguez (motorcycles), Margaret Cho (marijuana), Kesha (animal conservation) and Nick Young (sneakers).
Super Into with Nick Young: LA Lakers shooting guard, Nick Young, has an obsession for sneakers. An obsession so enormous that he’s dedicated an entire guest house at his home to accommodating the hundreds of sneakers in his possession. Watch what happens when Kevin goes with Nick to commission a pair of custom kicks from a renowned designer. Will the resulting unique sneaks be worthy of the one and only Swaggy P?

Tuesday, December 22

SEASON FINALE – Adam Ruins Everything – Tuesday, December 22, at 10:00p.m ET/PT
In Adam Ruins Everything, host Adam Conover employs a combination of comedy, history and science to dispel widespread misconceptions about everything we take for granted. A perfect blend of entertainment and enlightenment, Adam Ruins Everything is inviting, fast-paced and, above all, smart. Adam is like that friend who knows a little bit too much about everything and is going to tell you about it…whether you like it or not. Adam Ruins Everything isn’t just fun to watch, but addictively informative. It’s everything you didn’t want to need to know. Produced by Big Breakfast, the show was born out of a popular CollegeHumor original series that has generated more than 30 million views since premiering online with the video “Why Engagement Rings Are a Scam” in early 2014.
Adam Ruins Death: In tonight’s season finale, Adam explains that “the end” is inevitable; it’s a reality that should be accepted and embraced. He shows why immortality is a fantasy and reveals that the American funeral industry is a racket that exploits mourners’ grief and fear of dying. He then demonstrates that when people don’t accept death, they wind up making terrible medical decisions that ruin whatever life is left.
Wednesday, December 23

Santas in the Barn – Wednesday December 23 at 9:00 pm ET/PT
This winter, America will brace itself for the ultimate Christmas competition with Santas in the Barn, the search for the nation’s Best Santa. In this heart-warming holiday special event, ten Santas from across the country are brought to live at the ultimate Christmas fantasy camp where they will compete in an array of over-the-top Christmas-themed challenges meant to discover who most lives the “Santa Way.” While living out their Santa dreams, these would-be Kris Kringles will vote on who most exemplifies the Christmas spirit, with the last one standing winning $100,000 and the title of America’s Best Santa!

The Final Four: The quest to become America’s Best Santa kicks into high gear for the beginning of this epic two-part season finale! The remaining Santas hit the mall to face their harshest critics: children. Then, with their laps full of Christmas cheer, the three Santas left standing get ready for tears, laughter, presents – and some surprising returning friends.

Thursday, December 24

SEASON FINALE – Santas in the Barn – Thursday, December 24 at 9:00pm ET/PT 
America’s Best Santa is Declared!: It’s all on the line for the final three Santas as they set off on a race up Christmas Mountain to save Christmas once and for all! Meanwhile, the returning Santas weigh in on who’s got what it takes. After the big vote, it’s Santa vs. Santa in a test of all they have learned and experienced at the ultimate Christmas fantasy camp. Only the winner will ride into the village to greet all of the children with gifts, save Christmas and become America’s Best Santa.
Billy on the Street – Thursday, December 24, at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT
Emmy® nominated comedian Billy Eichner returns to the streets of New York City to surprise unsuspecting pedestrians with quick-witted, rapid-fire questions on pop-culture. This season, some of the biggest names in Hollywood, including Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Anna Kendrick and Julianne Moore, Sarah Jessica Parker, Bill Hader, and Jason Sudeikis, will hit the pavement with Billy as the show moves to its new home on truTV.
Coming up
SERIES PREMIERE: Almost Genius – Tuesday, December 29, at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT
Almost Genius is a self-contained, half-hour comedy series that celebrates the people, places and things that try so hard to succeed but come up just a bit short. Hosted by April Richardson and Chris Fairbanks, this next-generation clip show features comedians and performers digitally inserted into viral videos to comment on and congratulate people for their bravery and ingenuity in snatching defeat from the jaws of victory. But Almost Genius doesn’t mock, because as everyone knows, almost is awesome…and genius.
Grasping for Greatness: In tonight’s series premiere, check out people pole dancing in India, and watch a guy totally confuse his girl in bed. Plus, you have to see the amazing way this one guy puts on his pants! And stick around to see which clip Chris and April save as the best for last!
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