TruTV has released premiere dates and series descriptions for its fall line-up.
via press note:
Fall 2012 Highlights
Killer Karaoke – New series premieres Friday, Oct. 19, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT)
truTV is about to take singing competitions to an extreme level with this all-new series hosted by Jackass star Steve-O. Inspired in part by the popular Zodiak Media international television hit Sing If You Can, truTV’s Killer Karaoke challenges contestants to sing a hit song while Steve-O puts them through the most hilarious and unexpected physical challenges imaginable. It’s the game show that hits all the wrong notes in the best possible way. The wild new competition series comes to truTV from Zodiak US A.
• Show Page: http://www.trutv.com/shows/killer-karaoke-singing-competition/
• Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/truTVKillerKaraoke
South Beach Tow – Season 2 premieres Wednesday, Sept. 19, at 9:30 p.m. (ET/PT)
From executive producer Jennifer Lopez comes this sizzling series about Tremont Towing, run by affable-but-tough boss Robert Ashenoff, With 8 million people coming to South Beach to party each year, it seems every day is spring break. The problem? There aren’t nearly enough parking spaces to handle all the cars. Working with his son, Robert Jr., and daughter, Christie, plus a team of tough-minded drivers, Robert is determined to impound every illegally parked car or vehicle with delinquent payments he can find. T he Tremont team may be a family, but the dollar reigns supreme, making for hilarious confrontations and unpredictable situations, all taking place under the hot Miami sun. South Beach Tow comes to truTV from Lopez’s Nuyorican Productions (DanceLife) and Bodega Pictures.
• Show Page: http://www.trutv.com/shows/south-beach-tow/
• Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/SouthBeachTow
Operation Repo – Season 10.1 premieres Wednesday, Sept. 19, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT)
One of truTV’s longest-running and most popular series, Operation Repo follows outrageous encounters in the high-pressure world of car repossession. Luis Pizzaro and his team – Lyndah, Froy, Matt and Sonia – are back on the job for the second half of their 10th season, hitching up c ars, trucks and other big-ticket items after the property owners reportedly fail to make payments.
• Show Page: http://www.trutv.com/shows/operation_repo/
• Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/OperationRepo
Lizard Lick Towing – Mondays at 10 p.m. (ET/PT)
One of truTV’s biggest hits, Lizard Lick Towing is named after Ron & Amy Shirley‘s Wendell, N.C., towing and repo company, which they run with the help of Ron’s best buddy, Bobby Brantley. Ron Shirley is the hulking, tattooed owner and boss who has a colorful way of turning a phrase. His wife, Amy, a former champion power lifter, works the main office. And Bobby acts as Ron’s right-hand man as they go about the difficult task of tracking down and repossessing property and dealing with irate owners. This season finds Ron & Amy’s business threatened by a rival tow operation. Meanwhile, Bobby takes a turn trying to run the company., and Amy decides to return to the world of competitive weightlifting. Lizard Lick Towing comes to truTV from Zodiak USA.
• Show Page: http://www.trutv.com/shows/lizard-lick-towing/
Hardcore Pawn – Tuesdays at 9 p.m. (ET/PT)
truTV’s highest-rated series, Hardcore Pawn takes viewers behind the scenes at one of the country’s largest pawnshops, American Jewelry & Loan, owned by the appropriately named Les Gold. Working for – and sometimes clashing with – Les are his son, Seth; his daughter, Ashley; and his trusted manager, Rich. In the show’s current season, its sixth, Rich has been working his way back into Les’ favor after a major blow-up. Meanwhile, Seth continues on his path to take over the store from his father, all under the disapproving eye of his sister Ashley. Hardcore Pawn is produced by Zodiak USA.
• Show Page: http://www.trutv.com/shows/hardcore-pawn/
• Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/hcpawn
Storage Hunters – Sundays at 10 p.m. (ET/PT)
This hit series, now in its second season, takes viewers into the high-stakes world of public storage auctions, where highly competitive and extremely successful buyers like Brandon & Lori Bernier and young upstart Jesse McClure. Storage Hunters travels to the country’s most competitive auctions as these storage experts go up against local buyers bidding for unseen items that could be worth thousands of dollars…or absolutely nothing. And when the competition for treasure gets too intense, auctioneer and military veteran Sean Kelly puts his stand-up comedy skills to use in order to keep things from getting out of hand. Storage Hunters comes to truTV from T Group Productions, Inc.
• Website: http://www.trutv.com/shows/storage-hunters/