TruTV Picks Up ‘Billy on the Street’ As Part of Turner Deal With Billy Eichner

February 10, 2015 5:44 PM

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TruTV Picks Up ‘Billy on the Street’ As Part of Turner Deal With Billy Eichner

Turner Broadcasting System is getting in business with Billy Eichner in a major way. The company’s TruTV, which has taken a turn towards comedic programming as part of a programming overhaul, has picked up Funny Or Die’s Billy on the Street with Billy Eichner. The network has ordered a 10-episode fourth season of the series, which will become a TruTV original. Sister net TBS will run encores of each episode after their initial airing on truTV.

Additionally, Turner Broadcasting has acquired the rights to all episodes from the first three seasons of Billy on the Street, which originally aired on the Fuse Network. The deal also includes pilot commitments for Eichner at truTV and Adult Swim as well as half-hour specials featuring Eichner for ...

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