The Misery Index(TV show/series, 2019-2021)

Scripted Reality in 3 seasons with 50 episodes

The Misery IndexRating: 3.2/5 (with 2 votes)
The Misery Index is an American television comedy game show developed for TBS that premiered on October 22, 2019. The show, based on the card game "Shit Happens," is hosted by Jameela Jamil, and stars the four members of The Tenderloins comedy troupe who also star in truTV's Impractical Jokers. Andy Breckman, who created and wrote the TV shows Monk and The Good Cop, created the card game "Shit Happens" for his company Uncle Andy Toys. He developed the TV version with Ben & Dan Newmark of Grandma's House Entertainment. The show features two competing teams, each composed of a non-celebrity contestant and two members of the Tenderloins, who will "attempt to determine the ranking of hilarious and miserable real-life events--from getting fired to accidentally sexting your grandfather--on a scale of 1–100." Michael Bloom, a senior vice president for TBS, said about the show's premise: "Andy Breckman and the Newmarks have hilariously gamified embarrassment, humiliation, and total misery." Executive producers for the series are Breckman, the Newmark brothers of Grandma's House Entertainment, Howard Klein of 3 Arts Entertainment, Rob Anderson, and showrunner Vin Rubino. The series has run for three seasons so far; the first consisted of ten half-hour episodes, while the second consi... ()
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About The Misery Index

Two teams, each with one contestant and two Impractical Jokers, will compete against each other by attempting to rate hilarious and miserable real-life events on a scale of 1-100 based on the “Misery Index,” a ranking system created by a team of therapists.

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The Misery Index: Official Trailer | TBS(Trailer, 1:41)

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The Misery Index Seasons and Episodes

01/26/2021Season 3 - 20 episodes
#1 | 01/26/2021Eat My Pants!
Two contestants, one a poison ivy victim with a suspect story and the other an over eager dancer, battle to be masters of misery and walk away with $30,000.
#2 | 02/02/2021Waste of a Good Bum
A horse is a little too friendly, an unknowing stripper crashes a bat mitzvah; water that should be off limits.
#3 | 02/09/2021A Truly Miserable Valentine's Special
#4 | 02/16/2021Jon Moxley vs. His Bulldog
#5 | 02/23/2021Ye Olden Days of Misery
"Fall down funny" edition; why going viral isn't worth it; why old times weren't necessarily the best times; think before you flash.
#6 | 03/02/2021A Monkey Stole My Baby
#7 | 03/09/2021Episode 7
#8 | 03/16/2021Episode 8
#9 | 03/23/2021Episode 9
#10 | 03/30/2021Episode 10
#11 | 05/29/2021Florida! Florida! Florida!
Find out how Florida bites back, how creepy cramps can crush your day, and when it comes to marriage proposals, always double check your family tree. Contestants battle it out to be the Master of Misery for the grand prize of $30,000.
#12 | 05/29/2021Joel McHale Explodes
#13 | 05/29/2021Camels Gone Wild
Catch clashing coworkers on camera, find out why nuns hate balls, and see why snapping selfies next to train tracks can lead to a giant headache. Haunted Contestant Lindsey takes on Fire Stick Nick for the chance to walk away with $30,000.
#14 | 05/29/2021Sexy Cougars
Witness how terrifying it can be to be stalked by a cougar, how a gardening fail can make your front yard the most popular on the block and why you should never, ever let Murr unpack your bags.
#15 | 05/29/2021Is That a Third Arm?!
Let's get together to celebrate all things Miserable. Discover the dangers of sleeping outside, how head-butting your buddy mid-air can be hazardous to their health, and you won't believe what one man has sewn onto his arm.
#16 | 05/29/2021Feel the Burn
Find out where you're most likely to find a severed head, how Joe's Wi-Fi password might get him in trouble, and see how skipping sunscreen at the beach can land you in a back bra.
#17 | 05/29/2021Beast Murr
Witness a terrifying tumble down a mountain, check out the worst ambulance ride in the world, and you'll never believe what one unlucky dude got stuck in his head. Our two contestants battle it out for the grand prize of $30,000.
#18 | 05/29/2021She Licks What???
Check out what one grandma does with her tongue for money, meet a carpenter who can count to twenty-eight, and learn why you should never, ever invite the Tenderloins to a baseball game.
#19 | 05/29/2021Gambled on a Fart
Discover the devastating downside of detox drinks and see why bathroom stall doors should have a deadbolt and how Q can make an enemy of an entire town. Let's Get Miserable as our two contestants square off for a chance at the grand prize.
#20 | 05/29/2021That's Not Snowflake!
You'll never believe what happens after one man barfs up a tumor, discover the damage an angry dolphin can do to your family, and you know it's been a rough night when you wake up in a body bag.
05/14/2020Season 2 - 20 episodes
10/22/2019Season 1 - 10 episodes

Additional Information

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Production country: United States of America (USA)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 2 languages: English (EN), French (FR)
Status: Canceled
First episode released on: 10/22/2019
Last episode released on: 05/29/2021

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WatchPlayStream ID: SHOWS:34263, Added: 08/23/2019, Last updated: 07/01/2024