MTV Renews Awkward For Super-Sized Season 3

Awkward MTVThings aren’t going to get less Awkward anytime soon.

MTV has renewed the critical favorite for an extra-large 20-episode third season, TVLine has confirmed.

VIDEO | Awkward Sneak Peek — Someone’s in Love!

“Lauren Iungerich’s creative vision, coupled with this extraordinarily talented cast, make Awkward the perfect series for MTV,” MTV head of programming David Janollari said. “Critics and our audience alike have fallen in love with Awkward, and we’re thrilled to bring this terrific series back for a third, supersized season.”

Awkward‘s Season 2 premiere drew 2.2 million total viewers and scored a 2.2 rating with the 12-34 crowd, up 29 percent from the series’ launch.

The Hollywood Reporter first broke the news of the pickup.

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26 Comments
  1. Rolfe says:

    Great news! I finally have a reason to watch MTV again!

  2. Elyse says:

    so glad!!!!!! i love Awkward!

  3. Martin says:

    Not quite the 24 Teen Wolf got but still really happy.

    Plus that show only got 24 because of the tax incentive scheme.

  4. Aaron says:

    First Teen Wolf and now this? Hell yes!!! Even though MTV airs a ridiculous amount of trash at least they no quality when they have it!!!

  5. ishivi says:

    YESSSS!!!!

  6. Jay says:

    Brilliant. Thanks MTV.

  7. Mstrmike says:

    They finally figured a way to get Daria a boyfriend!

  8. J says:

    2.2 million viewers and a 2.2 share? Literally EVERY SINGLE metered viewer of this show is in the demo. Not surprising, but very interesting. Never seen that before.

  9. Summer says:

    OMG YES! YES YES YES!

  10. jared says:

    Can’t wait for season 3..thank you MTV!..ill be patiently waiting.

  11. Jazz says:

    What season 3? this show was crap from day one, didnt think it would make it past the first episode. I cant believe how low TV is these days, and how brainless we as TV audiences have become.

  12. Jazz says:

    What season 3? this show was crap from day one, didnt think it would make it past the first episode. I cant believe how low TV is these days, and how brainless we as TV audiences have become. sad

  13. I watched season 1 last month because of all the good things I heard, you know, with the show being a “critical darling” and all. It’s really not that good. Average at best. And not that funny at all. Annoying at times.

  14. Jayla St Claire says:

    I hope Jenna’s fashion improves…
    Love the show!!!

  15. Aimee Johnson says:

    YESSSSS!!! MTV are not as brainless as I thought (still stupid for putting a crappy reality show to air before such a well-crafted series)

  16. kewi94 says:

    Super fantastic news!!

  17. nikki says:

    really really love the show awkward but it needs to be an hour long.30 mins which is really like 15 is making me crazy by the way team maddie all the way.

  18. Shane says:

    I’m obsessed with this show! MTV sure has crappy shows now a days but awkward it gives me a reason to watch MTV again

  19. Eddith says:

    This show is the best show ever! Idc what anyone says ;) me and my husband are both faithful watchers and to see how much the show has grown is a beautiful thing :) do ready for season 3 :)

  20. Rashid says:

    Me and my wife are faithful watchers
    Since season 1
    And we both feel the show delivers a real feel to dating and the back and forths one goes threw in a relationship
    For any new watchers I highly recommend giving this show a shot …

  21. candy says:

    When is season 3 coming back I need to know #teamMatty

  22. anonymous says:

    OMGGGGGGG HELL YESSS!!!!! But when is it really starting the exact date??? and especially if it is coming online?

  23. Kayla says:

    Omg……. This is where MTV should go, Your Welcome….. Thank you sooooooooo much! A real step up from the other stupid stuff MTV puts up!!!!! THANK YOU MTV! LOVE YOU!

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