At long last, the bad boys of basic cable comedy are set to return! truTV has announced that the long-running franchise “Impractical Jokers” will return with new episodes Thursday, June 16 at 10:00PM ET/PT, featuring a different celebrity guest in each episode joining Brian “Q” Quinn, James “Murr” Murray & Sal Vulcano for more laughs and mischief in the series’ ninth season.
Joining the spectacle and upping the antics will be a variety of heavy weight star-power including Staten Islanders Method Man (Wu-Tang Clan) and Colin Jost (Saturday Night Live), Chris Jericho (All Elite Wrestling), film star Brooke Shields (The Blue Lagoon), as well as hilarious comedians Jillian Bell (22 Jump Street), Adam Pally (Sonic, Happy Endings), Jon Gabrus (Game Over, Man!) and David Cross (Arrested Development), along with Rob Riggle (The Daily Show) and others.
The TNets will air a supersized sneak peek episode of “Impractical Jokers” on Saturday, April 2, in a first-time roadblock across TBS, TNT and truTV, directly following the NCAA Men’s Final Four. The special episode features the previously announced celebrity guest comedian, Eric André (The Eric André Show, Bad Trip).
Quinn, Murray and Vulcano are represented by Jack Rovner and Dexter Scott of Vector Management, Martin Lesak, Jason Heyman & Nick Nuciforo of UTA and Danny Passman of Gang, Tyre, Ramer, Brown & Passman.
ABOUT “IMPRACTICAL JOKERS”
Three comedians and lifelong friends compete to embarrass each other amongst the general public with a series of hilarious and outrageous dares. When Sal, Q, and Murr challenge each other to say or do something, they have to do it… if they refuse, they lose! At the end of every episode – with the help of a celebrity guest – the episode’s loser must endure a punishment of epic proportions.
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