Shocker: Awkward Creator Abruptly Quits as Season 4 Hangs in Balance

Awkward Season 3 Finale SpoilersWell, 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.

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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.