UPDATE: truTV has clarified that the July 14 ‘season’ is actually Impractical Jokers‘ Season 5B premiere and not the start of Season 6, which has yet to be officially picked up.
Here’s the official press release:
truTV Crosses the Pond in All-New Premiere, “Impractical Jokers: British Invasion”
Hour-Long Episode Airs Thursday, July 14 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT, followed by Series Premiere of Impractical Jokers: Inside Jokes
truTV’s hit series Impractical Jokers is heading across the pond for the first time ever, with a special hour-long episode that drops the four long-time friends in London for Impractical Jokers: British Invasion. Premiering Thursday,July 14 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT, this mid-season premiere kicks off the second half of the popular series’ fifth season with an additional 13 all-new episodes.
In Impractical Jokers:British Invasion, Joe, Q, Sal and Murr cross the pond and double-cross each other, serving up pints of awkwardness and sticking out like sore thumbs. Their hilarious excursion culminates with an unforgettable punishment in front of thousands of cheering fans.
The group debuted the first sneak peek from Impractical Jokers: British Invasion at a 92Y talk last night in New York, click here to check it out. A special animated promo for the special can be seen here.
To celebrate the group’s biggest trip yet, truTV will televise four nights of invasion-themed marathons of classic Impractical Jokers episodes from 8:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT leading up to the premiere on July 14. The rundown of each night’s theme is:
· Monday, July 11: Live Event Invasions – high-profile punishments include appearances from the New Jersey Devils and Imagine Dragons.
· Tuesday, July 12: High Risk Invasions – the Jokers take on unruly crowds.
· Wednesday, July 13: Personal Invasions – the Jokers invade each other’s personal spaces.
· Thursday, July 14: City Invasions – the Jokers take their hijinx on the road with episodes shot in Miami, New Orleans, Las Vegas and Texas.
Following Impractical Jokers: British Invasion is the series premiere of Impractical Jokers: Inside Jokes at 11:00pm ET/PT which packs classic, fan-favorite episodes of the show with sharable pop-up facts throughout. With behind-the-scenes stories and surprising factoids directly from the Jokers, this alternate version of existing content will give viewers a unique and unprecedented look behind the curtain.
Stay tuned as we continue to monitor the status of Impractical Jokers Season 6…