GET READY FOR SOME AWK-TOBER SHENANIGANS WHEN THE FALL SEASON OF MTV'S HIT COMEDY SERIES "AWKWARD" PREMIERES ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22 AT 10:30 PM ET/PT
Santa Monica, CA (August 22, 2013) - MTV announced today that critically-acclaimed comedy series "Awkward" will return for its fall premiere on Tuesday, October 22 at 10:30 PM ET/PT. The 10 episodes will conclude the second half of its expanded 20-episode third season. Click here for a special video message from the cast.
"Awkward" captures the humor within the struggles and experiences everyone can relate to from their formative years and takes an irreverent look at the conflict, chaos and humor that defines teenage life through the eyes of Jenna Hamilton. In the first two seasons of "Awkward," Jenna Hamilton tackled the age old questions all teenagers face: "who am I" and "who do I want be with?" Now, in her junior year at Palos Hills High, Jenna is finally confronting the daunting question: "who do I want to be?"
MTV previously confirmed that "Awkward" will return for a fourth season with new show runners, Chris Alberghini and Mike Chessler.
"Awkward" stars Ashley Rickards as Jenna, Beau Mirchoff as Matty, Molly Tarlov as Sadie, Jillian Rose Reed as Tamara, Brett Davern as Jake, Nikki DeLoach as Lacey, Desi Lydic as Valerie, Jessica Lu as Ming, Mike Faiola as Kevin and Greer Grammer as Lissa. Guest stars Anthony Michael Hall will return as Mr. Hart, a sadistic creative writing teacher who pushes students out of their comfort zones and Nolan Funk will return as Collin.
For more ways to connect with "Awkward" follow the show on Twitter @MTVAwkward or like it on Facebook.
"Awkward" was created by Lauren Iungerich. Iungerich and Erin Ehrlich serve as executive producers.
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