STATEN ISLAND, NY – The “Impractical Jokers” team remains busy during the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19).
The TBS series “Misery Index”, a game show hosted by Jameela Jamil and starring Staten Island natives James “Murr” Murray, Sal Vulcano, Brian “Q” Quinn and Joe Gatto, has been renewed for a third season, according to TVLine.com. The second half of the show’s second season, which was taped before the pandemic, will air in October.
Due to the coronavirus outbreak, “The Misery Index” will resume production this fall. Inspired by the “Sh * t Happens” card game, the “Misery Index” teams compete against each other as they try to assess real events that are hilarious and miserable.
The pandemic did not prevent the “Jokers” from occupying themselves. Since their forties, the guys have started a spinoff series from TruTV, “Impassable Jokers: DinnerWhich is filmed remotely via webcams wherever the guys are quarantined. “Dinner Party” is expected to air 18 additional episodes.
In between shoots, the “Impractical Jokers” found time to create a home version of their popular hidden camera prank show. “Impassable Jokers: Challenge Box“Is a card game that challenges players to prove that they have what it takes to join the” Jokers “team.
Created by Wilder Games, “Impractical Jokers: Box of Challenges ”is divided into three phases. In phase 1, each infiltrated player faces embarrassing challenges. In Phase 2, players compete against each other to match awkward aftershocks and hysterical actions with uncomfortable storylines. And finally, in phase 3, the biggest loser after the first two rounds receives a surprise punishment of epic proportions.
“Impracticable Jokers: Box of Challenges” comes with 400 game cards and over 15 props like fake brochures and petitions. Three to 10 people can play at a time, and the game is suitable for ages 17 and over. Fans can purchase the game at Target stores nationwide, Target.com and Amazon.
In February, “Impractical Jokers: The Movie” premiered in theaters. Over 200 fans, parents and members of the media joined the TruTV team at AMC Loews Lincoln Square 13 in Manhattan for the first feature film of the Jokers.
“Impractical Jokers: The Movie” will be available to stream on HBO Max starting September 1.