truTV, the Turner owned network recently premiered Motor City Masters, a new show that “pits 10 talented designers from different parts of the automotive industry against each other each week in the ambitious task of creating new, fully-functional concept cars based around a theme.” The Top Gear meets Project Runway show launched with a massive social TV campaign that includes premiering episodes of the show on Google+ as a way to give fans a chance to sample the show. Here are the details. Read more
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Debuting on truTV tonight at 10pm EST is ‘The Safecrackers,’ a show about two Alabama locksmiths who specialize in cracking the toughest of vaults. The show will follow Phil Crawford and his friend Blaze as they travel across America with the goal of uncovering the contents of abandoned safes.
truTV will be giving viewers the opportunity to test their code-breaking mettle. During each of the first three episodes of the show, truTV will reveal a four-digit combination. Fans then have until 4:59am EST the next morning to tweet the combination with the hashtag #ImASafecracker for the chance to win one of 10 prize packs each week. In order to be eligible to win, fans must follow @truTV on Twitter. Read more
truTV’s hit series Impractical Jokers is a mix between Jackass and Hidden Camera. Four longtime friends – Q, Murr, Joe and Sal – dare each other to do increasingly ridiculous things in public. After completing each dare, the guys are given either a thumbs up or a thumbs down. At the end of each episode, the friend with the most thumbs downs is subjected to humiliating punishment. We interviewed the guys recently at Comic-Con. To build upon the show’s momentum, and to prepare for the return last Thursday of the second half of season two, truTV launched “Draft a Joker”, an online sweepstakes that gives the show’s more than 700,000 Facebook fans the chance to test their knowledge of the series. Read more
truTV’s Impractical Jokers are at Comic-Con this year as they get ready for their new season of pranks and the launch of a limited edition Comic-Book. Three of the four Staten-Island born comedians, Q, Joe and Murr hosted a breakfast for press this morning where they discussed how great an experience it has been growing their show with truTV and how important social media and fans are to their job. We learned about the Impractical Jokers app and which platforms the guys like using the most. Read more