Billy on the Street Renewed — But Moving to a New Network

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Billy Eichner’s eponymous game show has been renewed for a fourth season — but with a twist.

As part of a multilayered deal with Turner Broadcasting, the game show will make the jump from music-themed network Fuse to Turner-owned cabler truTV, which has also acquired the rights to all 32 previously broadcast episodes. Encores will also air on sister network, TBS.

When the show returns for its upcoming slate of 10 episodes in late 2015, it will also undergo a slight tweak to its title — from Funny or Die’s Billy on the Street to Funny or Die’s Billy on the Street with Billy Eichner. Production begins in New York this spring.

As part of his deal with Turner, the Emmy-nominated host will also develop new half-hour projects for truTV and Adult Swim, while also allowing for him to front his own comedy specials on both TBS and truTV.

“This deal is a great opportunity to tap into and expand the Billy phenomenon using the power of the Turner portfolio,” said president of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., David Levy, in a release. “The Turner networks are going to be the perfect home for Billy’s brilliant comedic talents and his growing legion of young fans.”

Eichner is currently recurring on the final season of NBC’s Parks and Recreation, which wraps its run on Feb. 24. He will next be seen co-starring with Billy on the Street head writer, Julie Klausner, in the Hulu original series Difficult People.

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13 Comments
  1. Tran says:

    Still can’t stand Billy Eichner. Everybody knows who the BLEEP is Billy Eichner.

  2. Ray says:

    He is so annoying.

  3. GuessWhat says:

    I think his schtick is funny enough as an occasional thing here or there. But as a series? Nah.

  4. dude says:

    Funny or Die’s Billy on the Street definitely needed a longer title.

  5. flutiefan says:

    I love Billy Eichner and I love Billy on the Street!!!

  6. Mark says:

    Can’t stand him. He all but ruins the Parks scenes he is in.

  7. Billy is annoying says:

    What the heck was that parade bit ??? Omg was that annoying. Please stop. Go away.

  8. Cnp says:

    This is the worst show iv ever watched.,, unintelligent not funny I can’t forget rude and ignorant why does this goof hv a show. Trutv can’t find anything else to put on?? Mks absolutely no sense he’s not even good to look at there nothing about this guy that’s even slightly entertaining please cancel this