truTV Announces Additional Episode Order for "The Chris Gethard Show"
10 New Episodes of the Live Hour-Long Series
Produced by Funny Or Die Debut in Spring 2018
Here's what you need to know:
· truTV has ordered an additional 10 episodes of its live late-night series The Chris Gethard Show, which will premiere in spring 2018;
· Chris Gethard announced the news live on air during last night's episode, but before the show, he shared the news by calling one lucky fan;
· The series, which is produced by Funny Or Die, brings a dose of humor and heart to the late night space, with a high-profile roster of guest stars including Method Man, John Oliver, Wanda Sykes, John Mulaney, Gillian Jacobs, and Adam Palley among others;
· These 10 hour-long episodes are part of the series' third season (its first on truTV), which debuted in August, and brings the full season episode order to 26.
In last night's live episode of The Chris Gethard Show, Chris Gethard announced to fans the news they've been waiting for: truTV has picked up the late-night talk show for an additional 10 hour-long episodes, which will premiere in spring 2018. The series debuted on truTV in August and stars Gethard as he attempts to ring-lead a panel of comedian friends and special guests, along with a live studio audience, who participate in games, tackle bizarre stunts and react to the controlled chaos around them.
The inventive, highly-interactive series has amassed a passionate community of engaged fans, generated significant critical-acclaim, and attracted a host of A-list celebrity guests thus far this season including Method Man, John Oliver, Wanda Sykes, John Mulaney, Gillian Jacobs, Tig Notaro, Patton Oswalt, Ellie Kemper, Adam Palley and more.
Before making the announcement on live television, in a gesture that signaled the continued importance of and his commitment to the show's fanbase, Chris called one random fan to share the news and let her be the first to know. Check out a video of that exchange here: https://youtu.be/KXub4EvYYKU
The Chris Gethard Show is produced by Funny Or Die. Zach Galifianakis, Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, Owen Burke, Chris Gethard, JD Amato, Anna Wenger and AGI Entertainment Media & Management's Brian Stern serve as executive producers. New episodes currently air live on Thursdays at 11pm ET on truTV.
Seen across multiple platforms in 90 million households, truTV delivers a fresh and unexpected take on comedy with such popular original series as Impractical Jokers, Billy on the Street, The Carbonaro Effect, Adam Ruins Everything, Hack My Life and Fameless, as well as the original scripted comedy Those Who Can't. And the fun doesn't stop there. truTV is also a partner in airing the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship.
truTV is part of Turner, a Time Warner company. Turner creates and programs branded news; entertainment; kids and young adult; and sports media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.