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truTV's Hot Ones: The Game Show Burns Up Tuesday Night

27/02/2020

truTVs Hot Ones: The Game Show Burns Up Tuesday Night

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Premiere Episode Catches Fire as truTV's Most-Watched Series Premiere in Five Years Game Show Based on the Globally Popular Web Series Hot Ones'

LOS ANGELES - Thursday, February 20, 2020 - truTV's Hot Ones: The Game Show scored a fiery premiere Tuesday night delivering 400k total viewers with 255K A18-49, which marks the strongest Tuesday premiere among A18-49 for truTV since Adam Ruins Everything in 2015 and scored as truTV's most-watched new series premiere on any night in A18-34 on par with the exceedingly popular Impractical Jokers: Inside Jokes in 2016. Yielding a 36 median age and a 56% male skew, the second quarter hour maintained 100% of the first quarter hour's A18-49 audience.

The hilarious half-hour game show is based on the hugely popular Hot Ones web series created by Complex Networks' First We Feast. Following the premiere of the game show, truTV debuted original episodes of the web series on Tuesday night which delivered 286K total viewers, maintaining 80% of its Hot Ones: The Game Show A18-49 lead-in, and held 98% of its A18-34 audience. New episodes of Hot Ones: The Game Show premiere Tuesdays at 10 p.m. ET/PT followed by episodes of the original series at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT only on truTV.

In each episode, host Sean Evans welcomes fans into the Pepperdome to compete against one another by answering trivia questions and eating increasing mouth-scorching hot wings for $25,000 and the chance to become Hot Ones legends.

Hot Ones has become a global phenomenon, with more than two billion views over ten seasons, and now fans have been invited to join in the fun with Hot Ones: The Game Show. Each week, two teams compete in a battle of gastrointestinal fortitude through three rounds of trivia while chowing down on blazing hot wings slathered in sauces so fiery, contestants start to lose control of their senses. Each team will become completely disoriented while they try to battle the insane heat of each sauce and make it through to the next round. With EMTs standing by, reactions range from tears, sweat, vomit and in one case, a panic attack, as their mouths melt from the intense heat of the sauce. After three rounds the team with the most cash will enter the Ring of Fire where they must work together to win the grand prize and the soothing milkshake antidote to their burning mouths.The teams feature grandmothers, drag performers, firefighters, engaged couples, father/daughter pairs, among many more. Fans have no idea what they are in for, as these are all new blazing sauce recipes from around the country, bringing the heat along with the tears.

Hot Ones: The Game Show is produced by DIGA Studios. Sean Evans is executive producing, with Scott St. John serving as showrunner and executive producer, and DIGA'sTony DiSanto, Tommy Coriale and Nick Rigg executive producing as well. Michael Bloom also serves as executive producer for Bongo Pictures while Chris Schonbergerand Justin Killion serve as executive producers for Complex Networks.

About truTV

truTV, a WarnerMedia Entertainment brand, is a bold, fresh entertainment network that gives viewers audacious content with laugh-out-loud moments and relatable characters. With millions of engaged fans across linear, digital and social channels, the cable network features a growing roster of critically acclaimed and fan-favorite, premium scripted, non-scripted and hybrid series, such as Impractical Jokers, Adam Ruins Everything, At Home with Amy Sedaris, I'm Sorry, Tacoma FD, The Carbonaro Effect, Paid Off with Michael Torpey, and more. truTV's forthcoming series includes Hot Ones: The Game Show, based off the popular digital series. truTV is also a partner in airing the NCAA Division I Mens Basketball Championship each year.

Website: www.trutv.com

About WarnerMedia

WarnerMedia is a leading media and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse array of talented storytellers and journalists to global audiences through its consumer brands including: HBO, HBO Now, HBO Max, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, DC, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies and others. WarnerMedia is part of AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T).

About First We Feast's Hot Ones

Founded in 2012, First We Feast views food as an illuminating lens into pop culture, music, travel and more through its innovative slate of food-driven video franchises. Its flagship series Hot Ones, the show with hot questions and even hotter wings, averages over 4 million views per episode, has grown the channel to 8.2 million subscribers and over 1.2 billion views to date. Hot Ones won the 2018 Shorty Award for Best Web Series, the 2019 Streamy Award for Pop Culture, the 2019 Webby Award for Food & Drink, and host Sean Evans won the 2018 and 2019 Webby Award for Best Web Personality/Host.

About Complex Networks

Complex Networks, formed from the acquisition of Complex Media Inc. through a joint venture by Verizon and Hearst, is a global lifestyle brand and media company and one of the most influential voices in popular culture today. Complex Networks' digital channels, which include Complex, First We Feast, Pigeons & Planes, Sole Collector and more, is a Top 10 publisher in the U.S. for social engagement on channels like Facebook and YouTube. A diversified and profitable media business with premium distribution partners such as Netflix, Hulu, Pluto TV, Roku, and iFlix, Complex Networks' original content exemplifies convergence culture, exploring topics that span across popular culture from music to movies, sports to video games, fashion to food.

Complex Networks develops and distributes original programming for its channels and through output deals with premium distributors. The company cultivates content tha
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