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Almost Genius is a self-contained, half-hour comedy series that celebrates the people, places and things that try so hard to succeed but come up just a bit short. Hosted by April Richardson and Chris Fairbanks, this next-generation clip show features comedians and performers digitally inserted into viral videos to comment on and congratulate people for their bravery and ingenuity in snatching defeat from the jaws of victory. But Almost Genius doesn't mock, because as everyone knows, "almost" is awesome and genius.

Almost Genius is a Comedy, Reality series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (25 episodes). The series first aired on December 29, 2015. It has poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 1.4.

Almost Genius is available for streaming on the truTV website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Almost Genius on demand at truTV Hulu, Vudu, Sling, iTunes, truTV online.

Monday 10:00 PM et/pt on truTV
2 Seasons, 25 Episodes
December 29, 2015
Comedy, Reality
1.4/10
Cast: Nelu Handa, Shanna Malcolm
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  • Hosts Chris Fairbanks and April Richardson are giving style points to people who snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. From a baby ninja warrior, to a flopping pianist, to a sloth with no concept of personal space...we celebrate those with a skill for avoiding success.

  • From snack-stealing monkeys and fighting grandmas, to a guy solving Rubik's cubes in a speedo...these people won't win, but they'll go down swinging! Chris and April give a standing 10 count to see who will get up to finish the fight.

  • Tonight we celebrate those with gold aspirations, but bronze abilities. From the residents of a town called Dildo, to a base-jumping monkey, we find out if they're the best of the worst, or the worst of the best!

  • Homemade haircuts; computer reboots using a baseball bat; microwave burritos.

  • A piano-playing horse; and a cliff jumper who believes he is Mary Poppins.

  • Funny videos are featured by comedians April Richardson and Chris Fairbanks.

  • Featuring: a dad and his boy beat-boxing duet; a cat toying with tissues; and a dancer in the wind.

  • Videos feature a DIY rollercoaster and a small gymnast.

  • Videos feature heavy metal fans and nude cyclists.

  • Chris and April like people who have a recipe for success but are short a few ingredients.

  • Hosts Chris Fairbanks and April Richardson look hard to find the greatest no-getters around from a nude rock climber, to a child inventing new swear words, and the never ending twerk.

  • From sprinting sumos, to super fan freakouts, and more balls to the face than you can count...hosts Chris Fairbanks and April Richardson celebrate those athletes who go for the gold but settle for silver.

  • Hosts Chris Fairbanks and April Richardson aim the spotlight at the understudies in life. From an unbalanced pageant girl, to a banana-wielding Italian, to a literal pop-eye...we give those who continually fall short their moment to shine!

  • Hosts Chris Fairbanks and April Richardson turn lemons into hilarious lemonade, making the most of people who've soured on success.

  • Yes You Can!: Almost Genius is a self-contained, half-hour comedy series that celebrates the people, places and things that try so hard to succeed but come up just a bit short. Hosted by April Richardson and Chris Fairbanks, this next-generation clip show features comedians and performers digitally inserted into viral videos to comment on and congratulate people for their bravery and ingenuity in snatching defeat from the jaws of victory. But Almost Genius doesn't mock, because as everyone knows, "almost" is awesome and genius.

  • A group of friends gets sexy on the slip'n slide; a dolphin attempts seduction; a funeral home holds a dance party.

  • Hosts Chris Fairbanks and April Richardson raise a glass to those who try hard but don't quite hit the mark - from a pop' n' lockin' marine, to a bear who thinks he's a person. And watch an Irishman go back to the future.

  • Almost Genius is a self-contained, half-hour comedy series that celebrates the people, places and things that try so hard to succeed but come up just a bit short. Hosted by April Richardson and Chris Fairbanks, this next-generation clip show features comedians and performers digitally inserted into viral videos to comment on and congratulate people for their bravery and ingenuity in snatching defeat from the jaws of victory. But Almost Genius doesn't mock, because as everyone knows, "almost" is awesome and genius.

  • The man with the biggest mouth in the world; a monk who stayed out a little too late; a Human Tower; an awesome 80's hair salon.

  • Saluting the everyday heroes; from a mystical owl whisperer, to a camp that prepares you for the Zombie Apocalypse, to a skateboarding taco.

  • Check out a real-life lightsaber academy, the worst dating profiles ever and a dance-off that is so bad, it's good.

  • A band of marauding monkeys wreak havoc on a freshly baked batch of bread; learn how to properly kiss your mate from a couple of pros; witness the awesome chi of the office karate master.

  • People pole dancing in India; a guy totally confuses his girl in bed; the amazing way one guy puts on his pants.