truTV Programming Alert: Week of December 7

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Programming Alert
Week of December 7
Monday, December 7

Super Into – Monday, December 7 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 Greg Grunberg: This week, Kevin meets up with actor Greg Grunberg to geek out over a mutual obsession – drumming! Greg works on the design of his very own custom drum kit before he and Kevin travel back in time to join a high school marching band. Later, Greg experiences the thrill of a lifetime when he jams on stage with his hero, drumming superstar and former Prince collaborator, Sheila E.

Tuesday, December 8

Adam Ruins Everything – Tuesday, December 8, 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 Sex: In tonight’s episode, among other topics, Adam interrupts a canoodling couple to explain that circumcision was popularized by a bunch of 19th century prudes.

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Wednesday, December 9

Santas in the Barn – Wednesday December 9 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!

Let the Yule Log Burn: The ultimate Christmas fantasy takes a strange turn for the eight remaining Santas when they chase some ornery goats in a challenge that celebrates the traditional burning of the yule log. Then, after they put their best belly forward in a Carol Challenge like no other, the Santas take on their toughest elimination dinner yet.

Thursday, December 10

Santas in the Barn – “The Krampus Attacks!” – Thursday December 10 at 9:00pm ET/PT 

Milk and Cookies!: It’s Christmas morning again, and the seven remaining Santas mark the occasion by competing in a breakneck race on their very own rein-dogs! In the evening, a rift forms in the barn, pitting the Young Santas against the Vintage Santas in a struggle to decide who will find their name on the coveted Nice List.

Billy on the Street – Thursday, December 10, 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 in December
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, the 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.
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