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TruTV Renews ‘Impractical Jokers’, ‘Carbonaro Effect’, Orders 5 New Series & More

Original Article Turner’s truTV has unveiled its 2017-18 programming slate, with eight returning series, five new series, and four pilots and projects in development. RelatedTruTV’s ‘Impractical Jokers’ Cleared In 85% Of U.S. Included are renewals for Impractical Jokers (Season 7), The Carbonaro Effect (Season 4), Jon Glaser Loves Gear (Season 2), Hack My Life (Season…

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Berlin: Danish Helmer Janus Metz To Direct Action Thriller ‘Blowback’ From ’71’ Scribe

EXCLUSIVE: London-set action thriller Blowback is moving forward with Armadillo helmer Janus Metz in the director’s chair. Penned by Gregory Burke, writer of the hot Berlin Competition pic ’71, the film will shoot this summer. The story follows a team of soldiers who return to London from Afghanistan and are drawn into crime on a…

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Jennifer Lopez-Produced ‘The Fosters’ And ‘Twisted’ Get ABC Family Series Orders

ABC Family has picked up to series two of its three drama pilots — The Fosters, executive produced by Jennifer Lopez, and Socio, which has been renamed Twisted. Filming on both, which are produced in-house, will begin in the spring for a summer debut. “These new shows will bring the same depth, heart, close relationships…

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TruTV Orders Magic Reality Series

Twelve episodes of the show featuring comedian-magician Michael Carbonaro will begin airing next summer. Undercover Magic (working title), a 12-episode unscripted series featuring comedian-magician Michael Carbonaro, will premiere on the Turner-owned cable network in summer 2014, it was announced Wednesday. In the series, Carbonaro performs tricks on unsuspecting people in everyday situations, all caught on…

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