or


[10/22/09 - 02:13 PM]
TruTV Books Trio of A. Smith & CO. Series
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- Public health inspectors in Rhode Island, the world's largest biker bar in South Dakota and former wrestler/politician Jesse Ventura are all set to be the focus of new series on truTV in the coming weeks.

All three shows come from A. Smith & Co. with the company's Arthur Smith and Kent Weed among the executive producers.

First up is "Surprise Inspection," a two-part special airing this Saturday at 10:00/9:00c. The project, which will air as back-to-back half-hour episodes, follows a team of Providence inspectors as they "shine their flashlights into the darkest corners of some of the city's dirtiest places, including restaurants, hotels, convenience stores, gas stations, stadium concession stands, public swimming pools and health clubs."

Then on Tuesday, November 10 at 10:00/9:00c look for "Full Throttle Saloon." The four-part series gives an inside look at Michael Ballard's biker bar which is only open two weeks each year during the infamous Sturgis Biker Rally. The indoor/outdoor bar has "two large stages, its own campground and cabins, a burn-out area, a tattoo parlor and a sprawling dance floor."

Also on tap is "Conspiracy Theory With Jesse Ventura," due on Wednesday, December 2 at 10:00/9:00c. The seven-episode series features Ventura as he "sets out to uncover the truth behind the most compelling modern day conspiracy theories."

And finally, truTV will also roll out new seasons of "Most Daring" and "Operation Repo" on Wednesday, November 4 at 9:00/8:00c and Monday, November 9 at 10:00/9:00c, respectively.





  [october 2009]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· CONSPIRACY THEORY WITH JESSE VENTURA (TRUTV)
· FULL THROTTLE SALOON (DA)
· MOST DARING (TRUTV)
· OPERATION REPO (TRUTV)
· SURPRISE INSPECTION (TRUTV)





[10/15/19 - 10:38 AM]
OWN's Hit Drama Series "Ambitions" Returns with All-New Episodes November 12
On average during the first half of the season, "Ambitions" ranked #1 in the Tuesday 10:00 p.m. time period across broadcast and cable with African American audiences.

[10/15/19 - 10:01 AM]
Shawn Levy and Nick Jonas to Executive Produce "Dash & Lily," A New Show Based on the YA Book Series About a Whirlwind Holiday Romance
Austin Abrams, Midori Francis, Dante Brown and Troy Iwata will star in the project.

[10/15/19 - 10:01 AM]
Binge the New Season of CBS All Access' "No Activity" Beginning Thursday, Nov. 21
Season three finds detectives Nick Cullen and Judd Tolbeck back in uniform with a revolving door of quirky new partners and even quirkier criminals, while robots edge in on Janice and Fatima in dispatch.

[10/15/19 - 10:00 AM]
"The Bronx, USA," A Celebration of the Dynamic Diversity of the Bronx, Debuts October 30, Exclusively on HBO
From the team behind HBO's "If You're Not in the Obit, Eat Breakfast," the film follows producer George Shapiro as he returns to his hometown of the Bronx.

[10/15/19 - 09:17 AM]
Video: Arsenio Hall Standup Special Trailer - "Smart & Classy" - Netflix
The special drops Tuesday, October 29 on the streaming service.

[10/15/19 - 08:29 AM]
HBO Max Orders "Grease: Rydell High" Musical Spin-Off Series
A joyous musical series set in and around the world of Rydell High, the show reimagines the global smash hit movie with some characters you already know, and a whole lot more you will soon meet.

[10/15/19 - 08:14 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, NBC Share Adults 18-49 Crown
FOX - as well as ABC - got a boost from some local stations carrying Monday's NFL game.

[10/15/19 - 08:14 AM]
Video: It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Netflix - Holidays 2019 - Netflix
Season two of "Nailed It! Holiday" and newcomer "Merry Happy Whatever" are among the offerings.

[10/14/19 - 12:50 PM]
Hadley Robinson and Lauren Tsai to Star in Amy Poehler's Next Directorial Effort "Moxie"
The film tells the story of a girl (Robinson) from a small town who is inspired by her mother's Riot Girl past and starts a feminist revolution at her high school.

[10/14/19 - 12:00 PM]
New Craig Ferguson-Hosted Game Show, ABC's "The Hustler," Challenges Viewers to Hone Their Detective Skills
"The Hustler" is set to begin production later this fall, with an airdate to be announced at a later date.

[10/14/19 - 11:01 AM]
Sarah Silverman Returns to HBO for Stand-Up Comedy Special and Late-Night Series Pilot
Silverman describes her proposed late-night series as "weighing in on the mishigas of the week and taking live video calls."

[10/14/19 - 10:00 AM]
Documentary "Saudi Women's Driving School" Debuts October 24, Exclusively on HBO
This eye-opening film documents the lives of self-reliant women in Saudi Arabia who challenge western stereotypes of their country's gender dynamics, while exercising their long-awaited right to drive.

[10/14/19 - 09:13 AM]
Video: YouTube Debuts Official Trailer for New Learning Series That Tests the Magic of Cinema from "Back to the Future" to "Ghostbusters"
"Could You Survive The Movies," hosted by Jake Roper, debuts Monday, October 21.

[10/14/19 - 09:09 AM]
Video: "Little Miss Sumo" - Main Trailer - Netflix
Banned from competing professionally, female sumo wrestling champion Hiyori will have to retire at the age of 21.

[10/14/19 - 08:19 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Sunday Night Football" Stay on Top
The Peacock once again wins the evening in all categories.