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[09/02/14 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 2
Updates include: TBS pulls the plug on "CeeLo Green's The Good Life"; John Stamos to lead "Members Only" at ABC; and Netflix acquires the streaming rights to FOX's "Gotham."

[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).

[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.

[03/04/14 - 07:00 AM]
truTV Greenlights Network's First-Ever Sketch-Comedy Series: "Friends of the People"
The show's ensemble includes Jermaine Fowler, Jennifer Bartels, The Lucas Bros., Josh Rabinowitz, Lil Rey Howery and Kevin Barnett.







FRIENDS OF THE PEOPLE (TRUTV)
Premieres Tuesday, October 28
BROADCAST HISTORY:
10/28/14 - ???
STATUS:
new this fall (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
tuesdays from 10:00 PM-10:30 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (10 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from truTV's press release, June 2014) Friends of the People is truTV's first-ever sketch-comedy series. In the show, comedians Kevin Barnett, Jennifer Bartels, Jermaine Fowler, Lil Rel Howery, The Lucas Bros. and Josh Rabinowitz will take sketch comedy to the next level, with a combination of scripted scenes, man-on-the-street segments and more, including a previously-untold story from television history, and the adventures of "Tracy Morgan Freeman." truTV has ordered 10 episodes of Friends of the People, which is being produced by 3 Arts Entertainment and Marobru Productions.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Jennifer Bartels
· Jermaine Fowler
· Josh Rabinowitz
· Keith Lucas
· Kenny Lucas
· Kevin Barnett
· Lil Rey Howery
CREW INFORMATION:
· Avi Gilbert as EP
· Michael Rotenberg as EP
· Michele Armour as EP
· Neil Punsalan as EP/DIR
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (improv/sketch)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Marobru Productions