8:45am PT by Lesley Goldberg
'Billy on the Street' Renewed for Fifth Season on TruTV
Billy Eichner will continue to scream for TruTV.
The actor/game show host's pop culture darling Billy on the Street has been renewed for a fifth season, the Turner-owned cable network announced Thursday at the Television Critics Association's winter press tour.
The series ran for three seasons on music-themed Fuse before moving to Turner last year as part of the Parks and Recreation alum's overall deal. Season five will return to TruTV in late 2016 with 10 additional half-hour episodes. In its fourth season, the comedy that sees Eichner scream at people on the street accompanied by celebrities as part of one-of-a-kind game shows and trivia challenges drew a median age of 31 to the network. The Funny or Die-produced series continues to be a pop culture phenomenon, with weekly video clips going viral.
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The renewal caps a big 2015 for Eichner, which saw the self-professed pop culture junkie's Hulu scripted comedy Difficult People score a second season on the streaming service.
In addition to renewing Billy on the Street, TruTV has also picked up an additional 14 episodes of investigative comedy Adam Ruins Everything for a return in mid-2016. The CollegeHumor-produced series is hosted by Adam Conover.
TruTV is also expanding its relationship with CollegeHumor, ordering a pilot for comedy No Dumb Questions. Hosted by Emily Axford, No Dumb Questions features a team of comedy journalists who pose questions people didn't think to ask but once you hear them, need to know the answers. The series is produced by Big Breakfast with Conover, Sam Reich, Spencer Griffin and Jon Cohen serving as executive producers.