MTV Renews Awkward for Season 4

Awkward Ashley RickardsLooks like MTV is not growing out of its Awkward phase.

The network has renewed the acclaimed series for a fourth season, with one significant change: Chris Alberghini and Mike Chessler (90210, Cashmere Mafia) are stepping in as new showrunners, replacing series creator Lauren Iungerich, who exited at the end of June. The news was first reported by Deadline.

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Awkward is slated to return with the second half of Season 3 in October.

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