Shocker: Awkward Creator Abruptly Quits as Season 4 Hangs in Balance
Well, isn’t this… Awkward.
Lauren Iungerich, the creator and showrunner of MTV’s acclaimed drama series, is leaving the show at the end of Season 3, TVLine has confirmed.
“Awkward is a wonderful series and we appreciate the creativity and devotion Lauren brought to this show,” MTV Programming President Susanne Daniels said in a statement. “We wish her the best in her new ventures.”
According to our sister site Deadline, Iungerich is exiting for personal and professional reasons.
Awkward returns with the second half of Season 3 in October. MTV, meanwhile, is on the hunt for a new showrunner to oversee a potential Season 4.