The Prank Panel, a fresh new unscripted comedy series from Disney’s ABC, is planned to launch on the ABC network on Sunday, July 9, 2023, at 8 p.m. ET. The Prank Panel is a unique program that enables people to pitch their pranks on their friends, significant others, family members, and coworkers to a panel of the world’s best pranksters, who will then perform the pranks alongside them. The ensemble will feature Johnny Knoxville, the legendary prankster, Eric Andre, and Hollywood actress Gabourey Sidibe.
The official summary for the debut episode is as follows:
“A daughter plays a prank on her overprotective father with a boyfriend from hell; a son’s fear of clowns leads to a night of retaliation.”
The first edition of The Prank Panel will include a daughter pranking her overprotective father, among other things.
The Prank Panel, ABC’s reality prank program, aired a special preview episode on Wednesday, May 24, 2023. Much to the delight of fans, ABC announced the season debut of The Prank Panel on its social media accounts and in a press release, stating:
“Johnny Knoxville, Eric Andre, and Gabourey Sidibe comprise the all-star panel of ‘pranxperts,’ taking viewers behind the scenes as they assist in the plotting and planning of elaborate and diabolical schemes.” The Panelists act as mentors and saboteurs, with famous visitors sometimes joining in on the fun.”
The highly anticipated program will allow ordinary people the opportunity to present their most amusing pranks, aimed at family members, friends, and loved ones, to a panel of the world’s top pranksters. With a star-studded cast that includes Johnny Knoxville, Eric Andre, and Gabourey Sidibe, viewers will be treated to an amazing experience as they travel behind the scenes and see the preparation and execution of sophisticated plots. These pranksters function as both mentors and saboteurs, and famous visitors sometimes join in on the fun.
Every week on The Prank Panel, everyday people seeking retribution against someone in their life will take the stage to pitch their ideas to the acclaimed panel of “Prank-sperts.” Fans might imagine the program as a comic version of Shark Tank, with aspiring pranksters pitching their mischievous and absurd ideas to a panel of experts. The panel selects whether or not to give their skills and assist bring the prank to life based on the pitch.
The pranksters raised the bar high with a fantastic clown trick, as seen in the exclusive previews. Johnny Knoxville, who is no stranger to pranks, regards it as one of the most memorable pranks he has ever been a part of. This occurs when a mother approaches the panel and expresses her desire to prank her son, who has a severe phobia of clowns. However, she is pranked in reverse. The special peek has set the tone for what’s to come in future episodes of the program. The much-anticipated second season of ABC’s quirky reality program The Prank Panel will air on Sunday at 8 p.m. ET.