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[05/15/19 - 08:02 AM]
WarnerMedia Unveils a Smarter Way for Advertisers at First-Ever, All-In Upfront
The combined portfolio reaches over three in four Americans every month across all platforms, and now boasts more than 1.2 billion followers across social media platforms.

[05/09/19 - 12:08 PM]
truTV Unveils New & Returning Series in 2019-20 Programming Slate
Highlights include truTV's first-ever animated series, "This Functional Family," from comedian Jo Koy.

[05/09/18 - 11:37 AM]
truTV Unveils Comedic Series Greenlights and Development Projects in 2018-19 Programming Slate
Highlights include a 10-episode series order for the comedy "Tacoma FD."

[04/13/18 - 09:47 AM]
truTV Ushers in Spring with New Seasons of Three Original Comedies
"Comedy Knockout," "The Carbonaro Effect" and "Rachel Dratch's Late Night Snack" are all due back in the coming weeks.

[05/12/17 - 09:02 AM]
Turner's truTV Announces 2017-18 Programming Slate with 18 Creator-Driven Comedic Series, Pilots, and Renewals
Upcoming originals include "At Home with Amy Sedaris," "Bobcat Goldthwait's Misfits & Monsters," "I'm Sorry," "Laff Mobb's Laff Tracks" and "The Chris Gethard Show."

[12/19/16 - 07:48 AM]
"Impractical Jokers," "Carbonaro Effect" and More Are Back on truTV this Winter
Also returning in the coming weeks are "Greatest Ever" and "Hack My Life."

[12/07/16 - 09:01 AM]
truTV Greenlights New + Returning Shows
Highlights include new seasons of "Adam Ruins Everything" and "The Carbonaro Effect."

[05/18/16 - 05:16 AM]
Turner Comes to 2016-17 Upfront with a Powerful Brand Portfolio & Bold Moves, Delivering More Content, More Solutions and More Results
Turner's portfolio of leading entertainment, kids, news and sports brands - including Adult Swim, Bleacher Report, Cartoon Network, Boomerang, CNN, Great Big Story, HLN, TBS, TNT, truTV and Turner Sports - are being highlighted throughout the presentation.

[02/18/16 - 10:08 AM]
truTV Announces Spring Premiere Dates for New and Returning Series, Including "The Carbonaro Effect" and "truInside"
Other premieres include "Late Night Snack" (Thursday, March 3), "Hack My Life" (Tuesday, March 29) and "Comedy Knockout" (Thursday, April 21).

[01/07/16 - 08:27 AM]
Turner Shines Spotlight on TBS, TNT, truTV and Cartoon Network at TCA's Winter 2016 Press Tour
Upcoming TBS originals include "Angie Tribeca" (January 17), "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" (February 8) and "The Detour" (April 11).

[11/18/15 - 11:13 AM]
truTV to Further Expand Original Premium Programming Line-up as Network Brand Refresh Continues to Show Traction with Viewers
"The Carbonaro Effect" and "Hack My Life" will join the previously renewed "Impractical Jokers" and "Fameless."

[05/13/15 - 07:19 AM]
truTV Keeps "Way More Fun" Momentum Going With Two New Series, Three Specials and Five Pilots
"Adam Ruins Everything" is an investigative comedy in which Adam Conover hilariously debunks social conventions that most people take for granted; and "The Driver's Seat" is a show that literally hits the road to discover what people really dish about in the privacy of their own cars.

[05/13/15 - 07:15 AM]
Turner Broadcasting "Turns It Up" at 2015 Upfront
The strength of Turner's diverse portfolio of brands - including Adult Swim, Boomerang, Cartoon Network, CNN, HLN, TBS, TNT, truTV and Turner Sports - was highlighted throughout the presentation, which showcased content and offerings from the networks and brought Turner's "Turn It Up" message to life.

[04/15/15 - 11:26 AM]
Turner Broadcasting Claims Three of Basic Cable's Top 10 Networks in Primetime and Total Day Delivery of Adults 18-49 in Q1 2015
Turner further spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2015.

[02/10/15 - 12:53 PM]
Turner's TBS and Adult Swim Rank as Basic Cable's Top 2 Entertainment Networks Among Key Demos in Primetime for the Month of January
Turner spins the numbers for the month of January.

[12/09/14 - 10:18 AM]
The Fun Keeps On Coming to truTV with Series Renewals, Greenlights and More
"The Carbonaro Effect," "Fake Off" and "Friends of the People" are all due back on the cable channel.

[07/01/14 - 12:31 PM]
TNT Sweeps the Competition as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime Among Total Viewers and All Key Adult Demos for Q2 2014
Turner spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2014.

[06/19/14 - 10:18 AM]
truTV to Roll Out Eight New Series over Seven Months
Newly announced premieres include "Way Out West" (July 21), "Jokers Wild" (September 25), "Fake Off" (October 27) and "Friends of the People" (October 28).

[06/17/14 - 11:47 AM]
Adult Swim Ranks as the #1 Television Network in Primetime Among Adults 18-34 for the Second Week in a Row
Turner spins the numbers for the week of June 9-15.

[06/03/14 - 11:39 AM]
TNT Registers the Top Audience Across All of Cable Television Each Game Night Throughout the 2014 NBA Western Conference Finals
Turner spins the numbers for the week of May 26-June 1.

[05/28/14 - 11:49 AM]
TNT Sweeps the Competition in Monthly Ratings by Ranking as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime Delivery of Total Viewers, Adults 18-34, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
Turner spins the numbers for the week of May 19-25.

[05/23/14 - 02:49 PM]
truTV's "The Carbonaro Effect(TM)" Grows +40% among Young Adults
truTV spins the numbers for Thursday, May 22.

[05/20/14 - 11:22 AM]
TNT Once Again Sweeps the Competition Last Week by Ranking as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime Delivery of Total Viewers, Households, Adults 18-34, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
Turner spins the numbers for the week of May 12-18.

[05/16/14 - 11:07 AM]
truTV's "The Carbonaro Effect(TM)" Launches with 1.2 Million Viewers, Scoring Solid Growth Over Lead-In and Timeslot Average
truTV spins the numbers for Thursday, May 15.

[04/21/14 - 09:18 AM]
truTV Greenlights Six New Series as Part of Bold Brand Evolution
Plus: the network extends newcomer "The Carbonaro Effect" and renews "Impractical Jokers" for a fourth season.

[04/18/14 - 10:56 AM]
New truTV Series "The Carbonaro Effect," Starring Comic Magician Michael Carbonaro, Set To Premiere Thursday, May 15th at 10pm ET/PT
The new 12-episode and hilarious series follows Carbonaro as he tricks, amazes and amuses the unsuspecting public.

[04/02/14 - 10:00 AM]
Video: Meet Michael Carbonaro of truTV's Unbelievable New Series "The Carbonaro Effect" Premiering May 15
The network previewed the show's pilot last night at 10:30/9:30c.

[02/24/14 - 11:07 AM]
Production Begins on truTV New Series "The Carbonaro Effect," Starring Comic Magician Michael Carbonaro
The network has ordered 12 episodes of the series, formerly known as "Undercover Magic," due to premiere in summer 2014.

[12/18/13 - 10:29 AM]
truTV Puts the Trick in Magic Tricks with Hilarious New Series "Undercover Magic" (working title)
In the 12-episode series, Michael Carbonaro performs baffling tricks on unsuspecting people in everyday situations, all caught on hidden camera.







CARBONARO EFFECT, THE (TRUTV)
Returns in TBA 2019 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
4/1/14 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2019/2020 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
8 (16 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2019-20 season (the show's eighth of 16 episodes) on 5/9/19
DESCRIPTION:
(from truTV's press release, May 2019) The Carbonaro Effect is an original hidden camera magic series hosted by Michael Carbonaro - a magician by trade but a prankster at heart - who performs ingenious tricks on unsuspecting people. Since its debut on truTV in 2014, the half-hour comedic series has become a favorite for fans of all ages across four seasons. truTV has ordered a 16-episode fifth season of the series which will premiere later this year. The Carbonaro Effect is produced by Fields Entertainment in association with Trickster Productions with Simon Fields and Michael Carbonaro serving as executive producers.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Michael Carbonaro
CREW INFORMATION:
· Michael Carbonaro as EP
· Simon Fields as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Fields Entertainment
· Trickster Productions